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  • February 11, 2020 12:24 AM | admin (Administrator)

    HELP WANTED

    WAMA  is looking for helpers to man the WAMA booth during the Northwest Aviation Conference and Trade Show February 22-23.  If you are available, contact Marjy Leggett at Director@wama.us .
  • February 10, 2020 9:39 PM | admin (Administrator)

    WSDOT is promoting the Community Aviation Revitalization Loan Program and is inviting airports to apply.  This program provides up to $750,000 at 2% interest  for projects in airports with less than 75,000 annual commercial enplanements.

    Eligible projects can include hangars, fueling facilities, business parks on airport property, paid parking facilities, passenger amenities, and other revenue-generating or cost-cutting developments.  

    The application deadline is Friday, March 20, 2020.  For more information, contact Dave Chenaur, Aviation Loan Program Manager at chenaud@wsdot.wa.gov or 360-705-7839.  Loan information can be found at  https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/aviation

  • February 10, 2020 12:47 PM | admin (Administrator)

    WSDOT Aviation is accepting applications for the 2020/2021 Airport Aid Program grants.  Applications are due no later than 5:00 PM on March 31, 2020.  For details on the process, click here.
    Below are links to the application and forms that might be helpful.

    Aviation Revitalization Loan Program Application

    Your Airport Project Schedule

  • February 10, 2020 12:26 AM | admin (Administrator)

    Registration is now open for the Safety & Security workshop taking place at Spokane International Airport on March 10, 2020.  The workshop starts at 8:30 a.m.  For details and to register, click on this link:  https://www.ssinstruction.com/sc_enrollment?i=26

  • January 01, 2020 9:14 AM | admin (Administrator)

    The latest newsletter is available here.

  • October 09, 2019 9:33 AM | admin (Administrator)

    Three pilots, Dan Wood based in Shelton and Andy Pomeroy and Scott Hunziker both from Auburn, are the first to have flown into all participating airports in the Fly Washington Passport Program.  Each will be awarded a flight jacket for this achievement.  To view pictures of the winners and find out more about the program, go to www.flywa.org.

  • July 17, 2019 12:06 PM | admin (Administrator)

    In 2018, Washington Airport Management Association (WAMA) conducted a survey to collect data pertaining to airport landing rates and charges. This survey was distributed to Washington State airports through google forms, of which 15 responded. The documents are linked below in PDF format.  These documents are available to Members Only, so please log in to view.

    Rates and Charges Report for 2018
    Rates and Charges Data Chart

    If you have any questions regarding the information, please contact:

    Adam Phelps, A.A.E.,
    WAMA Vice President

    Airport Operations Manager

    Spokane International Airport & Felts Field
    (509) 455-6425 – Office

    (509) 724-8306 – Mobile

  • July 08, 2019 3:16 PM | admin (Administrator)

    Transportation Research Board ‘s (TRB) Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) now has the Guidebook for Managing Small Airports—2nd Edition.

    The first edition has been edited and reformatted for currency, relevance, and usability and updated with additional information and new subject areas (e.g., unmanned aircraft systems, geographic information systems, digital Notices to Airmen, social media, and federal and state obligations.

    There is no charge for this publication.

    Here is the link: http://www.trb.org/Main/Public/Blurbs/162145.aspx 

     You can also find it at the bottom of the WSDOT/Aviation page.

     https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/aviation/Planning

  • January 01, 2019 6:01 AM | admin (Administrator)

    Warren Hendrickson has compiled an informal list of Washington State/PNW Airport Restaurant List (updated 2019) which now includes additional pages for nearby Oregon airports (both east and west of the Cascades) and nearby Idaho airports. This list is not complete and we ask that if you have suggestions or recommendations for restaurants at or serving your airport, please feel free to provide Warren with your additional information.  You may send your suggestions/ recommendations to Warren Hendrickson, at: wbhendrickson@comcast.net .  He will continue to update the list. The list is primarily intended for use by pilots as they fly around the area. Perhaps providing everyone with an additional reason to visit your airport!

  • November 01, 2018 11:00 PM | admin (Administrator)

    The Washington State Department of Transportation Aviation Division initiated an update to the Washington Aviation Economic Impact Study (AEIS) starting in October.

    This study, last updated in 2012, provides critical information on the value of our state's aviation system.  It will calculate and document the economic contributions airports make to local communities, regions, and the state.  Analyses will identify off-airport businesses and industries who use and depend on the airports.  It is widely used throughout the state to communicate aviation's benefits for citizens of Washington state.

    Each public-use airport in the state will receive the results to share with their stakeholders about the airport's value and contributions to the community.

    The consultant team consists of Kimley-Horn, Economic Development Research (EDR) Group, WSP USA, and PRR.  All have reached out to airports to request information to facilitate the economic impact analyses.

    The work involved to complete the study finalizes in February 2020.  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funded this study with a grant, with some supporting funds from WSDOT.

    http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/aviation/WAEconomicStudy.htm

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