2021 Wyoming Statutes
Title 10 - Aeronautics
Chapter 3 - Wyoming Aeronautics Commission
Article 4 - Airport Construction
Section 10-3-401 - Grants-in-Aid for Airport Construction and Improvement and Air Service Promotion; Authority to Make; Limitation.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 10-3-401 (2021)

10-3-401. Grants-in-aid for airport construction and improvement and air service promotion; authority to make; limitation.

(a) The commission may make grants-in-aid from state funds for construction and development of airports to counties, cities, towns and joint powers boards within the state. No grant-in-aid for planning, construction or improvement of any airport shall be made unless the airport is owned, leased or held under a state or federal special use permit or agreement, exclusively or jointly, by the county, city, town or joint powers board to which the grant is made. Grants may be spent for runways, terminals, hangars and other improvements and for planning any improvements to the airport. The commission may designate state funds for purposes of creating, amending and updating any system plan of an airport for the state.

(b) The commission may grant not more than five percent (5.0%) of the amount available for grants-in-aid under subsection (a) of this section to counties, cities and towns to promote air service in Wyoming. In accordance with W.S. 10-3-402, any amount granted under this subsection shall be equally matched by the recipient county, city or town. No amount granted under this subsection shall be used for airline subsidies.

(c) Repealed By Laws 2000, Ch. 45, § 3.

(d) In administering the grant program, and in consultation with the Federal Aviation Administration and local airport sponsors, the commission shall establish, amend and have available, at least one hundred twenty (120) days before each biennial legislative budget session, a five (5) year capital improvement plan for airports in the state and a system for prioritizing projects to be funded by state and federal grants.

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