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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation And Motor Vehicles
Agency 5. Virginia Aviation Board
Chapter 20. Regulations Governing the Licensing and Operation of Airports and Aircraft and Obstructions to Airspace in the Commonwealth of Virginia
10/24/2021

24VAC5-20-190. Determination of hazard.

The airport sponsor shall be responsible for insuring that an aeronautical study is conducted when needed to satisfy the requirements of this regulation to determine the effect of a structure, either man-made or natural, that penetrates the approach surfaces or runway object free area upon the safe and efficient operation of a licensed, military, or government air navigation facility or airport. This determination shall be made based on criteria as defined by 24VAC5-20-200. If a structure constitutes an obstruction in accordance with these criteria, it shall be presumed to be a hazard until determined otherwise by the board.

Statutory Authority

§§ 5.1-2.2, 5.1-2.15, and 5.1-7 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR165-01-02:1 § 4.1, eff. September 9, 1992; amended, Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 17, eff. June 12, 1996; Volume 30, Issue 4, eff. November 20, 2013.

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