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Code of Virginia
Title 5.1. Aviation
7/12/2020

Chapter 1. Aircraft, Airmen and Airports GenerallyRead Chapter

  • Article 1. General ProvisionsRead all
  • § 5.1-1
    (Effective until September 1, 2023) Definitions
    § 5.1-1
    (Effective September 1, 2023) Definitions
    § 5.1-1.1
    Creation of Department of Aviation
    § 5.1-1.2
    Appointment of Director; term; vacancies
    § 5.1-1.3
    Oath and bond of Director; salary
    § 5.1-1.4
    Enforcement of laws, rules and regulations
    § 5.1-1.5
    General powers of Department
    § 5.1-1.6
    Further powers and duties of Department; State Corporation Commission to administer Chapter 9
    § 5.1-1.7
    Suits to enjoin violations of title
    § 5.1-2
    Repealed
    § 5.1-2.1
    Virginia Aviation Commission continued as Virginia Aviation Board; membership; terms; Chairman
    § 5.1-2.2
    Powers and duties of Board
    § 5.1-2.2:1
    Further powers and duties of the Board
    § 5.1-2.2:2
    Commercial air service plan
    § 5.1-2.2:3
    Transparency and accountability in the use of Commonwealth Aviation Fund revenues
    § 5.1-2.2:4
    Transparency and accountability for use of Department and Board funds
    § 5.1-2.3
    Meetings of Board; quorum
    § 5.1-2.4
    Repealed
    § 5.1-2.5
    Eminent domain; right of entry
    § 5.1-2.6
    Disposal of airport, air navigation facility or other property
    § 5.1-2.7
    Revenue bonds generally
    § 5.1-2.8
    Trust agreement securing bonds
    § 5.1-2.9
    Rents, fees and charges for services or use of facilities; use and disposition of revenues
    § 5.1-2.10
    Moneys received deemed trust funds
    § 5.1-2.11
    Proceedings by bondholder or trustee to enforce rights
    § 5.1-2.12
    Bonds made securities for investment and deposit
    § 5.1-2.13
    Revenue refunding bonds; bonds for refunding and for cost of additional projects
    § 5.1-2.14
    Contracts, leases, and other arrangements
    § 5.1-2.15
    Resolutions, rules and regulations, etc.
    § 5.1-2.16
    Grants or loans of public or private funds
    § 5.1-2.17
    Exemptions from taxes or assessments; payments to county or city in lieu of taxes
    § 5.1-2.18
    Joint agency or authority; agreements authorized; terms
    § 5.1-2.19
    Same; governing body; officers and agents; powers generally
    § 5.1-2.20
    Same; eminent domain
    § 5.1-2.21
    Same; disposal of airport or facility
    § 5.1-2.22
    Acquisition of airport previously operated by United States
    § 5.1-2.23
    Board as successor to Virginia Airports Authority
    § 5.1-2.24
    Applicability of certain sections
    § 5.1-3
    Repealed
    § 5.1-4
    Aircraft for use of Department; construction, etc., of aviation facilities by Department
    § 5.1-5
    Registration of aircraft
    § 5.1-6
    Repealed
    § 5.1-7
    Licensing of airports and landing areas
    § 5.1-7.1
    Repealed
    § 5.1-7.2
    Registration of private landing areas not within five miles of commercial airport
    § 5.1-7.3
    Duty of care and liability for damages of owners of private landing areas
    § 5.1-8
    Repealed
    § 5.1-9
    Disposition of fees
    § 5.1-9.1
    Certain privately owned airports declared to be works of public improvement; exemption from local taxation authorized
    § 5.1-9.2
    Contract carriers; permit and registration required
    § 5.1-9.3
    Same; application for permit; fee; action of Department
    § 5.1-9.4
    Repealed
    § 5.1-9.5
    Contract carriers; bonds, insurance or certificate of insurance required prior to issuance of registration or permit; securities deposited in lieu thereof
    § 5.1-9.6
    Same; duration and custody of bonds, etc.
    § 5.1-9.7
    Same; condition of bond, etc.
    § 5.1-9.8
    Same; effect of failure to give or maintain adequate security
    § 5.1-9.9
    Same; duration of permits; suspension or revocation; penalty
    § 5.1-10
    Repealed
    § 5.1-11
    Government-owned aircraft
    § 5.1-12
    Federally certificated airlines and interstate service
  • Article 2. Illegal Operation, Etc.; Procedure; PenaltiesRead all
  • § 5.1-13
    Operation of aircraft while under influence of intoxicating liquors or drugs; reckless operation
    § 5.1-14
    Operation of unregistered aircraft
    § 5.1-15
    Operation of aircraft by unlicensed persons
    § 5.1-16
    Tampering with, etc., airplanes or markings of airports, landing fields or other aeronautical facilities
    § 5.1-16.1
    Misuse of licensed airports
    § 5.1-17
    Use of aircraft for hunting
    § 5.1-18
    Repealed
    § 5.1-20
    Pilot may restrain or arrest person interfering with operation of aircraft carrying passengers for hire
    § 5.1-21
    Powers of conservator of the peace conferred upon pilot
    § 5.1-21.1
    Powers of conservators of the peace conferred upon airport managers or designees
    § 5.1-22
    Interference with operation of aircraft; penalties; venue
    § 5.1-23
    Jurisdiction of local and State Police
    § 5.1-24
    Penalties
    § 5.1-25
    Operation of aircraft by nonresident