NRS 496.030
Power of municipality to construct and operate airports

  • acquisition of property.


Every municipality may, out of any appropriations or other money made available for such purposes:


Plan, establish, develop, construct, enlarge, improve, maintain, equip, operate, regulate, protect and police airports and air navigation facilities, either within or without the territorial limits of the municipality and within or without the territorial boundaries of this state.


Contract or otherwise provide, by condemnation if necessary, for the removal of any airport hazard or the removal or the relocation of all private structures, railways, mains, pipes, conduits, wires, cables, poles and all other facilities and equipment which may interfere with the location, expansion, development or improvement of the airports, restricted landing areas and other air navigation facilities, or with the safe approach thereto or takeoff therefrom by aircraft.


Pay the cost of removal or relocation.


Pay the cost of construction, installation, equipment, maintenance and operation at such airports of buildings and other facilities for the servicing of aircraft, for any other use related to the operation of an aviation or air transportation business, or for the comfort and accommodation of air travelers, and the purchase and sale of supplies, goods and commodities as are incident to the operation of its airport properties, including, without limitation, runways, taxiways, loading and unloading ramp and apron facilities, terminal and parking facilities, warehouses and other cargo facilities, hangars, shops, offices, and other buildings and facilities used in connection with the operation of airports.


For such purposes, the municipality may use any available property that it owns or controls and may, by purchase, gift, devise, lease, eminent domain proceedings or otherwise, acquire property, real or personal, or any interest therein, including easements in airport hazards or land outside the boundaries of an airport or airport site, as are necessary to permit the safe and efficient operation of the airport or to permit the removal, elimination, obstruction, marking and lighting of airport hazards, or to prevent the establishment of airport hazards, including any property which is located in an area that is significantly affected by noise created by an airport as determined by a study of the airport environs conducted in accordance with guidelines for land use compatibility established by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Source: Section 496.030 — Power of municipality to construct and operate airports; acquisition of property., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-496.­html#NRS496Sec030.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 496.030’s source at nv​.us