Category/Topic
Transportation
State or Federal?
Federal
Summary
On March 23, 2018, the President signed H.R. 1625, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018. The legislation provided the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP) an additional $1 billion in discretionary grants, to enable the Secretary of Transportation to make grants for projects as authorized by subchapter 1 of chapter 471 and subchapter 1 of chapter 475 of title 49, United States Code.

The Act also stipulated that the Secretary shall give priority consideration to projects at: (a) nonprimary airports that are classified as Regional, Local, or Basic airports and not located within a Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area as defined by the Office of Management and Budget; or (b) primary airports that are classified as Small or Nonhub airports.
Eligible Entities
Local Public Agencies, Private Corporations, State Government
Eligibility Notes
Eligible applicants are airport sponsors.

Priority consideration is given to projects at (a) nonprimary airports that are classified as Regional, Local, or Basic airports and not located within a Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area as defined by the Office of Management and Budget; or (b) primary airports that are classified as Small Hub or Nonhub airports. Airports meeting these classifications are invited to indicate interest in funding for FY 2018.
Most Recent/Current Due Date
Aug 08, 2018
Due Date Notes
For requests for supplemental funding in FY 2018 by any airport meeting the criteria for "priority consideration," the deadline is August 8, 2018. A list of airports that meet the criteria for "priority consideration" can be found on the AIP site: https://www.faa.gov/airports/aip/aip_supplemental_appropriation/. The only airport located in Los Angeles County meeting priority consideration is the Long Beach / Daughterty Field Airport.

For requests for supplemental funding in FY 2019 or 2020, any eligible National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) airport is invited to notify the FAA's appropriate ADO (or RO if there is no ADO) of its interest to be considered for supplemental discretionary funding for FY 2019 or 2020. The FAA will update the list of airports eligible for “priority consideration” after publishing the next update of the NPIAS Report, which the FAA plans to publish in September 2018.
Most Recent RFP Release Date
Jul 09, 2018
Annual or Multi-Year?
Annual
Match Required?
No
Funder
Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
Total Amount Available for All Grants
$1,000,000,000
Competition Notes
The Secretary shall give priority consideration to projects at (a) nonprimary airports that are classified as Regional, Local, or Basic airports and not located within a Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area as defined by the Office of Management and Budget; or (b) primary airports that are classified as Small Hub or Nonhub airport.
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