Frequently Asked Questions

What funding opportunities are available for airports?

Airport sponsors have access to a number of various funding opportunities. Public-use airports that are included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) have access to funding through the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP), which offers grants on eligible projects that can cover anywhere from 75 – 95 percent of the project’s total cost. Most states also have state grant programs specifically for public-use airports that can help bridge the funding gap for projects that aren’t eligible or don’t compete as well for AIP grants.