2013 Maryland Code
§ 5-1001 - Lawfulness of operation

MD Transp Code § 5-1001 (2013) What's This?


(a) There is a public right to freedom of transit in air commerce through the airspace of this State.

(b) The operation of aircraft over the lands and waters of this State is lawful, unless the operation is:

(1) At so low an altitude as to interfere with any lawful existing use of the land or water or the space above the land or water; or

(2) Conducted in a manner imminently dangerous to persons or property on the land or water.

(c) (1) Except for a forced or emergency landing, a person may not land an aircraft on the lands or waters of any other person without the consent of that other person.

(2) For damages caused by a forced or emergency landing, a person is liable as set forth in § 5-1005 of this subtitle.

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