Airport Improvement Program Funding

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Montana funds airport improvements

Advocacy | Feb 12, 2015

Montana awarded more than $700,000 in grants and loans to airports across the state Jan. 22, reinvesting general aviation fuel taxes into the aviation system.

Event spotlights Washington State’s aviation funding gap

Advocacy | Feb 12, 2015

The state of Washington will require about $12 million a year to fund improvements for its 134 public-use airports over the next 20 years.

No user fees in White House budget plan

Advocacy | Feb 03, 2015

For the first time in years, President Barack Obama's new budget proposal does not include any new user fees for general aviation.

Nurturing GA

Advocacy | Jan 28, 2015

Few states match Massachusetts when it comes to supporting airports, and the enthusiasm continues to be nurtured by AOPA and many others.

FAA says fuel taxes must fund aviation

Advocacy | Nov 06, 2014

The FAA has clarified its rule regarding the use of state and local fuel tax revenues, saying that the money must be used for aviation purposes.

AOPA joins complaint to keep Santa Monica airport open

Advocacy | Jul 07, 2014

AOPA has joined with aviation businesses, organizations and individuals in a complaint filed with the FAA July 2 to ensure that Santa Monica Airport remains open after 2015.

California grants much-needed funds for airport improvement

Advocacy | Jul 02, 2014

Money has been transferred into the California Department of Transportation’s aeronautics account, opening up funds for airport improvements around the state.