Legal Aspects of the Utilization of Highway Airspace

Report No: 75-R26

Published in 1974

About the report:

The report provides a general exposition of the legal implications of the utilization of the airspace above the highways of the Commonwealth, examines Virginia's legislation in this area, and suggests improvements in the form of the Model Airspace Act drawn up by an American Bar Association subcommittee. The statutes of two other states are also presented for comparison with Virginia's.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


  • Thomas C. Daniel

Last updated: February 5, 2024

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