More Than An Airport
The Desert Aire Airport District extends well beyond the Desert Aire Regional Airport (M94) property line. In fact, the airport district boundary is Washington State Highway SR 243 to the east, Grant County Public Utility District land to the west and south, and State Road 26 to the north as shown on the picture to the left.
The Airport District is also unique in that it is a corporate municipality, i.e a city with the authority to put forth levy requests. (RCW 14.08.290)
The Airport District has had this funding option since its creation in 1994 but until now has managed to survive and grow on a combination of donations, grants, and phenomenal volunteer and community support. But for reasons given on our Levy Facts page, this is no longer possible.