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Posted on: March 8, 2023

Paine Field announces opportunity for public comment on amendment to PFC application

Snohomish County intends to file an application with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to impose a Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) to collect funds for improvement projects at Paine Field / Snohomish County Airport, located in Snohomish County, Washington. The application for the PFC is done in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 158 “Passenger Facility Charges.” This notice is intended to give adequate time for public review and comment of the identified projects on the proposed PFC application.

The County intends to use the PFC funds to finance eligible projects and to reimburse the airport fund for the local airport share of projects. Additional details on the amendment are available at As a part of this notice, certain elements are required and are as follows:

Charge Effective Date: 11/1/2020
Estimated Charge Expiration Date: 6/1/2029
Proposed Charge Rate: $4.50 per Enplaned Passenger
Estimated Total PFC Revenue to be Collected/Used: $17,180,842

Comments must be received on or before April 10, 2023. Comments or questions may be addressed to:

Nickolis Landgraff
Airport Business Manager
Paine Field / Snohomish County Airport
10108 32nd Ave West, Suite J
Everett, WA 98204

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