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Virginia Department of Aviation
Virginia Aviation Board
Regulations Governing the Licensing and Operation of Airports and Aircraft and Obstructions to Airspace in the Commonwealth of Virginia [24 VAC 5 ‑ 20]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description None entered
State Authority None entered
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Stephen Smiley  / Senior Aviation Planner
Address: 5702 Gulfstream Rd.
Richmond, VA 23250
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)236-3627    FAX: (804)236-3635    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Take-Off and Landing Unmanned Aircraft on Land Owned by a Political Subdivision or Locality Final Final Adoption period is underway and will end on 10/25/2023.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend the minimum airport licensing requirements, the conditional licensing process, and update proc Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/20/2013.