2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 6 - AVIATION
Section 6:1-82 - Definitions
3. As used in this amendatory and supplementary act:
a. "Airport" means any area of land or water, or both designed and set aside for the landing and taking-off of fixed wing aircraft, utilized or to be utilized by the public for such purposes, publicly or privately owned, and licensed by the commissioner as a public use airport or landing strip, or a proposed facility for which an application for a license has been submitted in complete form pursuant to N.J.A.C.16:54-1.4 and which has been determined by the commissioner as likely to be so licensed within one year of such determination. "Airport" shall not mean any facility which is owned and operated by a federal or military authority, or which is owned and operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey or which is located within the Port of New York District as defined in R.S.32:1-3.
b. "Airport hazard" means (1) any use of land or water, or both, which creates a dangerous condition for persons or property in or about an airport or aircraft during landing or taking-off at an airport, or (2) any structure or tree which obstructs the air space required for the flight of aircraft in landing or taking-off at an airport.
c. "Airport safety zone" means any area of land or water, or both upon which an airport hazard might be created or established, if not prevented as provided in this supplementary act.
d. "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Transportation.
e. "Department" means the Department of Transportation.
f. "Structure" means any object constructed or installed by man, including, but not limited to, buildings, towers, smokestacks, chimneys, and overhead transmission lines.
g. "Tree" means an object of natural vegetative growth.
L.1983,c.260,s.3; amended 1985,c.122; 1991,c.445,s.3.