Kansas Airport Improvement Program
A ten year $30 million ( $3 million per year) airport assistance
program is a component of the 1999 Kansas Comprehensive Transportation
- Airport Eligibility
The program is open to public-use airports in Kansas except those
classified as "primary" airports.
Scope of eligible projects
Taxiway and ramp projects
Facilities and Equipment
- Lighting equipment
- Automated weather equipment
- Navigation equipment
- Communication equipment
- Projects must be the sponsor's top priority need
Projects must be capable of completion in one year (no phased projects)
State funding cannot be used to leverage federal assistance project
- Funding Limits
- The maximum state participation in any project is $1,000,000.
- Sponsor Participation
State/Sponsor match is determined by the sponsor's population.
Sponsors whose population is less than 3,000 will participate at a
90% state and 10% sponsor match.
- Sponsors whose population is at least 3,000 but less than 10,000
will participate at a 75% state and 25% sponsor match.
- Sponsors with population greater than 10,000 will participate at
a 50%/50% match.
- Grant Application Process
Applications will be solicited annually.
- Application closing date will be early fall followed by the selection
process to allow sponsors time to budget and solicit bids for the following
- Sponsors are encouraged to review the proposed projects with the
Division of Aviation prior to submission of applications.
- Application Form MSWord File
- Additional Grant Information
Attach any information or documentation to the application that you
wish to be considered in evaluating the request. Such items might
engineering plans, economic impact statements, in-kind work, local
support, situations unique to the project, and benefits derived.
These items may be in a narrative form with focus on specifics
It is expected that projects will vary greatly in cost
and complexity. Sponsors are encouraged to review the proposed
project with the Division
of Aviation. Smaller projects may not require engineering or pre-planning
that would be required for major runway rehabilitation projects. Sponsors
will be responsible for all preliminary engineering and construction
activities including plan preparation and letting of a contract. A
contractual agreement will be executed between the Sponsor and the
of Transportation that encompasses the work to be accomplished.
Send Applications to:
Kansas Department of Transportation
Division of Aviation
700 SW Harrison
Topeka, Ks 66603-3754