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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation And Motor Vehicles
Agency 30. Department of Transportation
Chapter 21. General Rules and Regulations of the Commonwealth Transportation Board

24VAC30-21-50. Placement of airport or heliport facilities.

No airport runways, heliports, or similar facilities either private or commercial, shall be placed adjacent to highway rights of way in such a manner as to impede the safe flow of vehicular traffic. Runways or similar facilities shall be placed a proper distance to allow a minimum glide slope for aircraft of 3° approaching said runway, or at a height over the roadway of 30 feet, whichever is greater. All airports or heliports, or both, proposed in the vicinity of highway rights of way shall take these minimum road clearances into consideration when planning the location of the end of their runways.

Statutory Authority

§ 33.2-210 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 10, eff. March 3, 2011.

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