§8-29B-2. Definitions.

As used in this article:

(1) “Aircraft” has the meaning provided in §29-2A-1 of this code.

(2) “Airport” means any area of land or water which is used, or intended for use, for the landing and takeoff of aircraft, as defined above, any appurtenant areas which are used, or intended for use, for airport buildings or other airport facilities or rights-of-way, together with all airport buildings and facilities located thereon as well as any heliport, helistop, vertiport, gliderport, seaplane base, ultralight flightpark, manned balloon launching facility, or other aircraft landing or takeoff area operated by an airport operator as that term is defined in §8-29B-2(3) of this code.

(3) “Airport operator” means a governing body, regional airport authority, or county airport authority, under §8-28-1 et seq., §8-29-1 et seq., or §8-29A-1 et seq. of this code, or a board, commission, authority, or committee operating under any local act of the Legislature, charged with the operation and management of an airport.

(4) “Airport police officer” means any individual assigned, appointed, or designated by an airport operator, to serve as a police officer at an airport.

Bill History For §8-29B-2

1973 Regular Session
House Bill 615