Aeronautics State Match Program
CSFA Number: 494-60-2800
Agency Name
Department Of Transportation (494)
Agency Identification
Partial GATA Exempt. Universities not exempt
Agency Contact
Clayton Stambaugh
Short Description
State match funds that receive Federal aid assistance for eligible airport development.
Federal Authorization
Illinois Statue Authorization
Illinois Administrative Rules Authorization
To assist sponsors, owners, or operators of public-use airports in the development of a nationwide system of airports adequate to meet the needs of civil aeronautics. The purpose includes the investment in transportation, environmental protection, and airport infrastructure that will support long-term economic benefits.
Prime Recipient
UGA Program Terms
Airport must be identified in the National Plan of Integrated Airport System (NPIAS) to be eligible to receive State Match funds. The airport must be included in the latest State of Illinois Aviation System Plan and must be publicly owned and open to the public. The airport must be in compliance with the FAA federal grant assurances. The airport owner must meet and comply with the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) 30 ILCS 708 requirements
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Applicant Eligibility
States, counties, municipalities, U.S. Territories and possessions, and other public agencies including an Indian tribe or pueblo, the Republics of the Marshall Islands and Palau, and the Federated States of Micronesia are eligible for airport development grants if the airport on which the development is required is listed in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS). Certain local government organizations may be eligible for grants to implement noise planning and compatibility projects. Private owners of public-use reliever airports or airports having at least 2,500 passengers boarding annually and receiving scheduled passenger aircraft service may also be eligible.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Types of Assistance
Subject / Service Area
Public Safety
Credentials / Documentation
Sponsors must submit information establishing financial capability and legal authority to accomplish the project and to operate the airport.
Preapplication Coordination
An environmental impact assessment is required for this program. Alternative environmental reporting and documentation may be acceptable based upon the project type.
Application Procedures
Pre-application for Federal Assistance, SF 424, Part I (facesheet) filed with the appropriate FAA field office, reviewed by the respective Regional Office and/or Washington program office for approval. For master plans (may be combined as part of development project), noise compatibility plans, and system plans, SF-424 and Parts II through V of FAA Form 5100-101, the Application for Federal Assistance and Application for Planning Projects respectively, must be submitted to the FAA field offices. Level of approval is dependent on the type of airport and amount of FAA financial assistance requested. No State plan is required. Projects requesting State Match must be indicated on all forms.
Criteria Selecting Proposals
Only those AIP supported projects considered by the FAA Administrator to be necessary to provide for a safe and efficient airport system and to meet the current and projected growth of civil aeronautics will be considered for selection. The airports at which AIP projects are proposed must be included in the National Plan of Integrated Airports Systems (NPIAS).
Award Procedures
Upon program approval for development projects, applicant submits project application, SF 424, Part I (facesheet) and remaining parts of FAA Form 5100-100 to the appropriate FAA field office. Master, noise compatibility, and system planning grant applications are submitted to the FAA field offices and, upon approval, grant offers are made. Either the District or Regional Office prepares the agency's Grant Offer, FAA Form 5100-37, for planning and development projects for execution by the grant applicant.
Airport sponsors must notify FAA in May of each fiscal year or another date specified by Federal Register notice of their intent to apply for funds to which they are entitled under Section 47102 of Title 49, United States Code. A reminder is normally published annually in the Federal Register. Other sponsors are encouraged to submit early in the fiscal year and to contact the appropriate FAA Regional or District Office for any supplemental local deadlines. Sponsors must formally accept grant offers no later than September 30 for grant funds appropriated in that fiscal year.","list":[{"start":"2019-10-01","end":"2020-09-30","description":"FAA Regional and District Offices may have supplemental local deadlines to facilitate orderly program implementation.
Range of Approval or Disapproval Time
Formula Matching Requirements
This funding is used solely as a match to the Federal AIP program.
Uses and Restrictions
Not Applicable
BoBS 2832 for quarterly reporting.
Audits. Grantee shall be subject to the audit requirements contained in the Single Audit Act Amendments of 1996 (31 USC 7501-7507) and Subpart F of 2 CFR Part 200, and the audit rules and policies set forth by the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget. See 30 ILCS 708/65(c); 44 Ill. Admin. Code 7000.90 Compliance with GATA CYEFR requirements is required. BoBS 2832 for quarterly reporting.
Records Retention. Grantee shall maintain for three (3) years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report, adequate books, all financial records and, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to this Award, adequate to comply with 2 CFR 200.334, unless a different retention period is specified in 2 CFR 200.334 or 44 Ill. Admin. Code 7000.430(a) and (b). If any litigation, claim or audit is started before the expiration of the retention period, the records must be retained until all litigation, claims or audit exceptions involving the records have been resolved and final action taken. Project records and documents must be retained by the State or other governmental recipients/ sub-recipients as specified
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 20 $154,400,000; FY 21 $373,000,000; FY 22 $335,500,000; FY 23 (est) $274,800,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
5% Match based on federal award
Program Accomplishments
A yearly general list of accomplishments includes 5% match for runway reconstruction and rehabilitation, construction of firefighting facilities, and the maintenance of taxiways, aprons, and terminals. The construction and equipment supported by this funding increases the airports' safety, emergency response capabilities, and capacity; and could support further economic growth and development within each airport's region. Some examples of funded projects include: $7.3 million awarded to repair an airport apron where aircraft park, $18.9 million awarded to repair taxiways and construct a new taxiway to provide access to hangars; and the purchase of an emergency generator for the airport during inclement weather. Safety-related items include snow removal equipment at various airports as well as fire-fighting trucks and equipment, removal of trees and other obstructions in the runway approaches, and fencing to prohibit wildlife from entering the airport operational areas . In addition, $2.4 million was awarded to install sound insulation noise mitigation measures for residences near the airports.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
1. Title 49, U.S.C., subtitle VII, as amended. 2. Davis-Bacon Act, 40 U.S.C., 3141 et seq. 3. Federal Fair Labor Standards Act title 29 U.S.C., 201, et seq. 4. Hatch Act 5 U.S.C. 1501, et seq.2 5. Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, title 42 U.S.C. 4601, et seq.1 2 6. National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 - Section 106 title 16 U.S.C., 470(f).1 7. Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act of 1974 title 16 U.S.C., 469 through 469c.1 8. Native Americans Grave Repatriation Act title 25 U.S.C., section 3001, et seq. 9. Clean Air Act, title 42 U.S.C., Chapter 85 P.L. 90-148, as amended. 10. Coastal Zone Management Act, title 16 U.S.C., 1451, et seq., P.L. 93-205, as amended. 11. Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 - Section 102(a) title 42 U.S.C., 4012a.1 12. Title 49, U.S.C., section 303, (formerly known as section 4(f)) 13. Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - 29 U.S.C. 794. 14. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 title 42 U.S.C. 2000d, et seq. 15. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended title 42 U.S.C., 12101, et seq. 16. Age Discrimination Act of 1975 title 42 U.S.C., 1601, et seq. 17. American Indian Religious Freedom Act title 42 U.S.C., 1996 P.L. 95-341, as amended. 18. Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 title 42 U.S.C., 4151, et seq.1 19. Power plant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978 - Section 403 title 42 U.S.C., 8301, et seq. 1 20. Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act title 40 U.S.C., 327, et seq.1 21. Copeland Anti-kickback Act title 18 U.S.C., 874.1 22. National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 - title 42 U.S.C., 4321, et seq.1 23. Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, title 16 U.S.C., 1271 et seq., P.L. 90-542, as amended. 24. Single Audit Act of 1984 title 31 U.S.C., 7501, et seq.2 25. Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 title 41 U.S.C., 702 through 706. 26. The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006, as amended. 27. Exec. Order No. 11246, 30 Fed. R. 12319 (Sept. 24, 1965) as amended. 28. Exec. Order No. 11990, 42 Fed. R. 26961 (May 24, 1977) as amended. 29. Exec. Order No. 11988, 42 Fed. R. 26951 (May 24, 1977) as amended by Exec. Order No. 12,148, 44 Fed. R. 43239 (July 20, 1979). Exec. Order No. 12,372, 47 Fed. R. 30959 (July 14, 1982). Exec. Order No. 12699, 55 Fed. R. 835 (January 5, 1990) as amended. 1 30. Exec. Order No. 12898, 59 Fed. R. 7629 (Feb. 11, 1994) as amended. 31. Title 2 CFR, part 180 - OMB Guidelines to Agencies on Government-wide Debarment and Suspension. 32. Title 2 CFR, part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. 33 Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations. 4' 5' 6 33. Title 2 CFR, part 1200 Non procurement Suspension and Debarment. 34. Title 14 CFR, part 13 - Investigative and Enforcement Procedures. 35. Title 14 CFR, part 150 - Airport noise compatibility planning. 36. Title 28 CFR, part 35- Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in State and Local Government Services. 37. Title 28 CFR, 50.3 - U.S. Department of Justice Guidelines for Enforcement of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 38. Title 29 CFR, part 1 - Procedures for predetermination of wage rates. 39. Title 29 CFR, part 3 - Contractors and subcontractors on public building or public work financed in whole or part by loans or grants from the United States. 40. Title 29 CFR, part 5 - Labor standards provisions applicable to contracts covering Federally financed and assisted construction 41. Title 41 CFR, part 60 - Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Equal Employment Opportunity, Department of Labor 42. Title 2 CFR, part 1201 - Uniform administrative requirements, cost principles and audit requirements for federal awards. 43. Title 49 CFR, part 20 - New restrictions on lobbying. 44. Title 49 CFR, part 21 Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation 45. Title 49 CFR, part 23 - Participation by Disadvantage Business Enterprise in Airport Concessions. 46. Title 49 CFR, part 24 Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition for Federal and Federally Assisted Programs. 47. Title 49 CFR, part 26 Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in Department of Transportation Programs. 48. Title 49 CFR, part 27 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs and Activities Receiving or Benefiting from Federal Financial Assistance. 49. Title 49 CFR, part 28 Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs or Activities conducted by the Department of Transportation. 50. Title 49 CFR, part 30 - Denial of public works contracts to suppliers of goods and services of countries that deny procurement market access to U.S. contractors. 51. Title 49 CFR, part 32 Government-wide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial Assistance) 52. Title 49 CFR, part 37 Transportation Services for Individuals with Disabilities (ADA). 53. Title 49 CFR, part 41 - Seismic safety of Federal and Federally assisted or regulated new building construction. FAA Order 5100.38D- Change 1, the AIP Handbook, and Advisory Circulars in the 150/5100 series.
Regional or Local Assistance Location
FAA:800 Independence Av SW, Washington, DC 20591
Headquarters Office
FAA:800 Independence Av SW, Washington, DC 20591
Program Website
Example Projects
Published Date
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $1,600,000
FY 2020 : $2,000,000
FY 2021 : $2,000,000
FY 2022 : $3,000,000
FY 2023 : $3,000,000
FY 2024 : $3,000,000
FY 2025 : $3,000,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
CMI-4751 (21-0327-2800-24039) - Not GATA Exempt.Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)06/14/201901/13/2026549,810
CMI-4606-A1(20-0327-2800-18266) - Not GATA ExemptBoard of Trustees of the University of Illinois (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)02/06/201704/22/2025167,667
20-0327-2800-16471 - Not GATA ExemptBoard of Trustees of the University of Illinois (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)09/29/201710/23/202467,208