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Airport Improvement Program (AIP)

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The Airport Improvement Program (AIP) provides grants to public agencies — and, in some cases, to private owners and entities — for the planning and development of public-use airports that are included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS). See the AIP Glossary for a description of AIP-related terms.

Order 5090.5, Formulation of the NPIAS-ACIP

This Order establishes guidelines for managing and maintaining two federal plans that are essential to airport development: the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) and the Airports Capital Improvement Plan (ACIP). The Order also discusses the NPIAS project database that supports these plans and its use for preparing the Secretary of Transportation's biennial NPIAS Report. This new Order replaces both Order 5100.39A, Airports Capital Improvement Plan and Order 5090.3, Field Formulation of the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS).

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Additional guidance on this topic is available for the following regions of the country:

Airport Improvement Program (AIP)
Subject/Title Date
Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Airport Grants Program (PDF) 5/30/2019
Deadline for Notification of Intent To Use the Airport Improvement Program Primary, Cargo, and Nonprimary Entitlement Funds Available to Date for Fiscal Year 2019 (PDF) 3/22/2019
Notice of Opportunity: Criteria and Application Procedures for the Military Airport Program (MAP) for Fiscal Year 2019 (PDF) 3/18/2019
Deadline for Notification of Intent to Use the Airport Improvement Program's (AIP) Primary, Cargo, and Nonprimary Entitlement Funds Available for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 (PDF) 4/18/2018
Notice of Opportunity to Participate: Criteria and Application Procedures for Participation in the Military Airport Program (MAP) (PDF) 4/9/2018
Deadline for Notification of Intent to Use the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Primary, Cargo, and Non-Primary Entitlement Funds Available to Date for Fiscal Year 2017 (PDF) 3/15/2017
Notice of Opportunity to Participate; Criteria and Application Procedures for Participation in the Military Airport Program (MAP) (81 FR 88314) (PDF) 12/7/2016
Deadline for Notification of Intent to Use the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Primary, Cargo, and Nonprimary Entitlement Funds Available to Date for Fiscal Year 2016 (PDF) 4/15/2016
Policy Regarding Access to Airports from Residential Property (78 FR 42419) (PDF) 7/16/2013
Notice to Manufacturers of Alternative Fuel Vans (PDF) 3/12/2012
Notice to Manufacturers of Airport Lighting and Navigation Aid Equipment (PDF) 12/13/2011
Notice to Manufacturers of Airport Avian Radar Systems (PDF) 10/28/2011
Notice to Manufacturers of Airport In-Pavement Stationary Runway Weather Information Systems (PDF) 10/28/2011
Federal Register Notice: Modifications to Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) Threshold (PDF) 10/24/2011
Notice of Decision to Issue Buy American Waivers for Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Detection Equipment (PDF) 12/28/2010
FAA Policy and Final Guidance Regarding Benefit-Cost Analysis on Airport Capacity Projects for FAA Decisions on AIP Discretionary Grants and Letters of Intent (PDF) 12/15/1999
Factors Affecting Award of Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Discretionary Funding (PDF) 6/9/1999
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AIP-Related Forms

Note: Forms for the Airport Improvement Program (OMB No. 2120-0569), which expire on August 31, 2019, will be extended through September 30, 2019, and every 30 days thereafter until OMB approval is received. Please continue to use the current forms until the updated versions are provided.

Airport Improvement Program
Subject/Title Number Notes
Application for Federal Assistance - fillable PDF (PDF)
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SF 424 This is a "reader-extended" fillable PDF, which allows you to save the completed form with Adobe Reader.
Instructions for SF 424
Federal Financial Report (PDF) SF 425 This is a "reader-extended" fillable PDF, which allows you to save the completed form with Adobe Reader.
Federal Financial Report Attachment (PDF) SF 425A This is a "reader-extended" fillable PDF, which allows you to save the completed form with Adobe Reader.
Application for Development and Equipment Projects (Parts II-IV) 5100-100 Continuation of SF 424 for application for land, development, and equipment projects
Instructions (included in form)
Part II A & C
Part III A - E
Part IV
Application for Planning Projects (Parts II-IV) 5100-101 Continuation of SF 424 for application for planning projects only
Instructions (included in form)
Part II
Part III A - F
Part IV
Airport Improvement Program Project Evaluation Review and Development Analysis 5100-109 Checklist (also called the PERADA) for FAA staff to confirm that all statutory and regulatory requirements are considered during the processing of AIP grant applications.
Request for FAA Approval of Agreement for Transfer of Entitlements 5100-110 Airport sponsors use this form to transfer entitlement funds under the Airport Improvement Program.
Agreement on State Sponsorship and Airport Sponsor Obligations - Airport Improvement Program 5100-128 Airport sponsors use this form to consent to project sponsorship by the State for projects funded under the Airport Improvement Program.
Construction Project Final Acceptance - Airport Improvement Program Sponsor Certification 5100-129 Airport sponsors use this form to certify they have completed or will complete key requirements before final project acceptance of construction projects funded under the Airport Improvement Program.
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Drug-Free Workplace - Airport Improvement Program Sponsor Certification 5100-130 Airport sponsors use this form to certify the work place will be drug-free as required under the Drug-Free Work Place Act of 1998 and 49 CFR part 32 for projects funded under the Airport Improvement Program.
This is a "reader-extended" fillable PDF, which allows you to save the completed form with Adobe Reader.
Equipment and Construction Contracts - Airport Improvement Sponsor Certification 5100-131 Airport sponsors use this form to certify they have followed or will properly follow key federal procurement requirements for equipment and construction contracts funded under the Airport Improvement Program.
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Project Plans and Specifications - Airport Improvement Program Sponsor Certification 5100-132 Airport sponsors use this form to certify they have prepared or will prepare the plans and specifications in accordance with key requirements for projects funded under the Airport Improvement Program.
This is a "reader-extended" fillable PDF, which allows you to save the completed form with Adobe Reader.
Real Property Acquisition - Airport Improvement Program Sponsor Certification 5100-133 Airport sponsors use this form to certify they have or will properly follow key land acquisition requirements for projects funded under the Airport Improvement Program.
This is a "reader-extended" fillable PDF, which allows you to save the completed form with Adobe Reader.
Selection of Consultants - Airport Improvement Program Sponsor Certification 5100-134 Airport sponsors use this form to certify they have or will properly follow key consultation selection requirements for projects funded under the Airport Improvement Program.
Certification and Disclosure Regarding Potential Conflicts of Interest - Airport Improvement Program Sponsor Certification 5100-135 Airport sponsors use this form to certify to the FAA or to the state (for state block grant sub-recipients) that they have no conflicts of interest related to the award of contracts funded with Airport Improvement Program grants.
Buy American Content Percentage Calculation Worksheet 5100-136 Sponsors use this worksheet to calculate Buy American percentages for items purchased as part of AIP-funded projects.
Buy American Preferences - Final Assembly Questionnaire 5100-137 Airport sponsors use this form to provide information about the final assembly of products and equipment to be paid for with Airport Improvement Program funds. The FAA uses the provided data to determine whether final assembly occurs in the United States as required by the Buy American Preferences in 49 U.S.C. 50101.
Data Requirements for an Office of Airports Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) 5100-138 Sponsors use this form to provide the information necessary for the FAA to conduct a BCA for the proposed AWOS.
Performance Report 5100-140 Airport sponsors use this form to submit quarterly performance reports for projects funded with Airport Improvement Program grants.
Certification Regarding Lobbying (PDF) NA Prerequisite certification for receiving a grant. Addresses the Sponsor prohibition of making payments for the purpose of influencing the Federal agency, Members of Congress, or their staff.

For more information about AIP forms, see the AIP Handbook (Order 5100.38) and contact your Airports Regional or District Office.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
Subject/Title Number Other Formats Notes
Report of DBE Goal Accomplishments (MS Word, 137 KB) DOT 4630    
Payments
Subject/Title Number Notes
Request for Advance or Reimbursement (PDF) SF 270 This is a "reader-extended" fillable PDF, which allows you to save the completed form with Adobe Reader.
Outlay Report and Request for Reimbursement for Construction Projects (PDF) SF 271 This is a "reader-extended" fillable PDF, which allows you to save the completed form with Adobe Reader.

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