How to apply...
Preapplication for Federal Assistance, SF 424, Part I (facesheet) filed with FAA field office, reviewed by the regional office and/or Washington office for program approval, as appropriate. 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, Application for Federal Assistance, must be submitted to FAA field offices. Level of approval is dependent on the type of airport and amount of FAA monies requested. No State plan is required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
Upon program approval for development projects, applicant submits project application, SF 424, Part I (facesheet) and remaining parts of FAA Form 5100-100 to FAA field office. Master, noise compatibility, and system plan grant applications are submitted to FAA field offices and upon approval, grant offers are made by FAA field offices. Either the district or regional office prepares Grant Offer, FAA Form 5100-37, for planning and development for execution by FAA applicant.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.