Saturday, June 25, 2016

San Bernardino International Airport (KSBD) Authority FBO performs well in budget review

Kathryn's Report:

The San Bernardino International Airport Authority (SBIAA) reviewed and approved the 2016-17 budget and authorized the filing of Notice of Completion for a Taxiway Improvement project.

In presenting the proposed 2016-17 SBIAA budget, Director of Aviation Mark Gibbs told the commission that in 2015-16 "the performance of the FBO (fixed based operations) has been stellar this year" as indicated by the growth in ramp activity. In January 2013 FBO ramp activity was at 124 which has grown to about 220 in May 2016.

Fuel sales also have grown in the last year with Jet-A sales more then doubling in the 2015-16 fiscal year to just under 1,400,000 gallons. The 2014-15 year saw about 600,000 gallons in sales. Nearly 110,000 gallons of AvGas was sold in 2015-16. Fuel revenue for the current fiscal year grew from less then $2,500,000 to over $3,000,000 by the end of the fiscal year.

Projected revenues for SBIAA 2016-17 budget totals $46,791,933 with $12,479,029 from the general fund, $13,565,212 from property management, $15,689,114 from capital projects, $4,168,700 from FBO and $889,878 from debt service.

The board also authorized the filing of a Notice of Completion for a taxiway project rehabilitating concrete joints throughout the airport’s taxiway system. The $1,346,620 project was funded 90 percent by a Federal Aviation Administration grant matched with five percent from a state grant and five percent from SBIAA.

The board also approved a $39,305 services agreement with Climatec, LLC to install 45 network security cameras for the international Arrival (Customs) Facility.

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