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State Apportionment Formula Funding – Application* for this funding may be made at any time.

  • Notification of acceptance/non-acceptance of a requested project as a tentative grant will be made by May 1, prior to the publication of the Capital Improvement Program.
  • Accepted projects will be included in the Aviation Division’s Capital Improvement Program, typically three years or more in the future.
  • Aviation Division Capital Improvement Program is posted on the division’s website.
  • All accepted projects with a high priority will be forwarded to FAA for consideration as a Discretionary Category project.
  • Airport sponsors will be notified if their project has been submitted to FAA for discretionary funding consideration.

Discretionary Category Funding – Selection for this funding will be determined by FAA from the list of “High Priority Projects” submitted by the Aviation Division.

  • FAA selected projects for discretionary funding will typically be included in the third year of the program.
  • Airport sponsors will be notified by the Aviation Division that their project has been selected.
  • The Aviation Division will notify airport sponsors any time a change in the status of their project occurs.

Non-Primary Entitlement Category Funding (NPE) – Application* for this funding category may be made at any time.

  • Funding in this category may be banked for a maximum of four years.
  • Airport sponsors must notify TxDOT Aviation of their intent to use NPE funds for a project prior to December 31 in the fiscal year the funds will expire.
  • Projects in this category may use funding for revenue producing items as long as all other airside needs have been met.
  • Use of NPE funding for construction of revenue producing facilities will eliminate this airport for state apportionment or discretionary funding consideration for the following three (current year plus two) years.


* Application for project funding is made by submitting a Letter of Interest to the Aviation Divsion. 




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