Public Airport [Aeronautics and Space] Law and Legal Definition

According to 14 CFR 152.3 [Title 14 Aeronautics and Space; Chapter I Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation; Subchapter I Airports; Part 152 Airport Aid Program; Subpart A General], Public Airport means “any airport that--

(1) Is used, or intended to be used, for public purposes;

(2) Is under the control of a public agency; and

(3) Has a property interest satisfactory to the Administrator in the landing area.”