Airport Terminal Program (ATP)



The Airport Terminal Program (ATP) seeks to make annual grants available to eligible airports for airport terminal and airport-owned Airport Traffic Control Towers development projects that address the aging infrastructure of our nation’s airports.

Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Notice of Funding Opportunity:
The U.S. Department of Transportation published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $1 billion in grant funding through the ATP discretionary grant program on September 14, 2023.


Important Details:


Eligible Applicants

  • Airport sponsors normally eligible for Airport Improvement Program (AIP) discretionary grants

    • State agency

    • Public agency

    • Private entity


Eligible Projects

  • Airport terminal development
  • On-airport rail access projects
  • Airport-owned ATCT that includes relocating, reconstructing, repairing, or improving the ATCT
  • Justified based on civil aeronautical demand

Review Criteria

  • Timeliness of implementation

  • Favorable consideration for projects that:

    • Increase capacity and passenger access

    • Replace aging infrastructure

    • Achieve compliance with the ADA, including expand accessibility for persons with disabilities

    • Improve airport access for historically disadvantaged populations

    • Improve energy efficiency, including upgrading environmental systems, upgrading plant facilities, and achieving LEED accreditation standards

    • Improve airfield safety through terminal relocation

    • Encourage actual and potential competition




  • $1B for FY2024
  • Cost Sharing or Matching
    • 80% for large and medium hubs
    • 95% for small, nonhub, and nonprimary hubs


  • 10/16/2023 - Applications due


Additional info

  • Applications must be submitted via Form 5100-144 as a fillable digitally signed PDF document via email to