Public Notice for PFC Application #21-20-C-00-YKM
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
To: Air Carriers with significant business interest operating at the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field.
Subject: Notice of Intent to submit an application to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to collect and use Passenger Facility Charges (PFC) for various projects at the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field, and Notice of Consultation Meeting.
In accordance with Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR), 14 CFR Part 158.23, the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field is obligated to inform in writing, the air carriers operating at Yakima of its intent to submit an application to the FAA for authority to impose and use PFCs prior to the submission of the application to the FAA. This correspondence will fulfill this requirement, and the outline will follow Part 158.23(a) and (b).
|PROJECT TITLE||PFC FUNDS||AIPS FUNDS||TOTAL||AIP Grant||Project Justification||Project Start Date||Project End Date|
|Terminal Building Modernization Project – Phase 1A||$133,000||(BIL)$1,200,000||$1,333,333||The main terminal building was originally constructed in 1950’s where it has witnessed multiple expansion and remodeling phases in order to meet passenger demands. The 2015 Airport Master Plan conducted a comprehensive evaluation of the facilities to include passenger demands, vehicle parking, airline and rental car ticket counters, ground transportation, passenger concessions, and baggage claim requirements. Given the increasing demands as well as the current building codes, it was determined the main terminal be developed with an updated facility. Terminal Building Modernization Project – Phase 1A. This phase will include the design and bidding phase in preparation for construction in 2024. Design facility to meet current and future building codes and be energy efficient.||10/1/2028||3/31/2029|
|Terminal Building Modernization Project – Phase 1A Construction||$555,555||$5,000,000||$5,555,555||The Yakima Air Terminal – McAllister Field is in need of a Terminal modernization project. This phase will include the construction and construction administration services. the project will be scaled to include approximately $5 million worth of building improvements.||04/1/2029||4/30/2030|
|Terminal Building Modernization Project – Phase 1B||$129,000||$1,200,000||$1,329,000||The Yakima Air Terminal – McAllister Field is in need of a Terminal modernization project. This phase will include the design and bidding phase in preparation for construction in 2025. The project will be scaled to include approximately $5 million worth of building improvements.||5/1/2030||5/31/2031|
158.23(a)(2) 1. PFC level to be charged will be $4.50.
2. The proposed charge effective date is estimated to be 10/1/2028
3. The proposed charge expiration date is estimated to be 5/31/2031
4. The estimated total PFC revenue will be $817,555.
1. The Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field will request that air taxi/commercial operators be exempt from the charge.
2. CY2022 ACAIS Database – ATCO – Nonscheduled/On-Demand Air Carriers, filing FAA Form 1800-31
Point to Point Air Inc 3
Rite Bros Aviation 1
ATCO Total 4
3. This class of carriers enplaned 4 passengers in 2022. This represents 1% of the total reported enplanements of 36,383.
4. Historically, this class of carriers has compromise less than 1% of the total boarding’s and collection of the PFC would be unduly burdensome to these carriers.
In accordance with 158.23(a)(4), the airport will hold an Air Carrier Consultation Meeting at 9:00am, October 20th, 2023 at the Airport Administration Office, 2406 West Washington Ave, Suite B, Yakima, WA 98903. If any additional project information presents itself, it will be available at that time. By utilizing the PFC’s funds we will be able to study, design, engineer, and build/expand the Airport’s Terminal Facility in order to ensure and secure the airport’s continued airline future passenger growth. Additionally, these funds will allow the airport to build a Terminal Facility that will be fully integrated to accommodate future electric aviation travel and have the ability to expand its footprint if needed. Finally, by utilizing the PFC funds we will be able to complete these needed projects in a timely manner.
In the event anyone has any questions, please feel free to contact me at your convenience.
Airport operations and Maintenance Manager
Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field
Cc: FAA, Seattle ADO
Shelby Barrett, Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field
Robert Hodgman, Airport Director