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Aviation - Department of Transportation

The Aviation program’s mission is to enhance the interests of the Washington state aeronautics and aviation system in ways that strengthen our transportation system, economy and quality of life. The program aims to encourage, foster and assist in the development of aeronautics in the state, preserve and improve the state’s system of 134 public use airports, promote the economic value of airports, encourage infrastructure development, manage aviation emergency operations and maintain 16 state-operated airports. In addition, the program maintains an aircraft registry, and provides grants and technical assistance to public-use airports for infrastructure improvements, planning, safety and security projects.
Request 10,160,000
Net change from current biennium 79,204 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 0.79% Increase

Program Level Summary

Fund Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Aeronautics Account - Federal 943,854 2,363,981 2,763,470 1,050,000 1,492,000
Aeronautics Account - Private/Local 12,355 40,499 29,347 60,000
Aeronautics Account - State 4,372,204 3,074,525 1,802,954 3,600,000 3,958,000
Washington State Aviation Account - Nonappropriated 6,021
Annual Total 5,328,413 5,479,005 4,601,791 4,710,000 5,450,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
2,261,657 31.7% 692,336 7.4% 79,204 0.79%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 12.2 12.4 11.7 12.3 12.9