GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2020-62
HOUSE BILL 694
AN ACT to designate certain airports North Carolina legacy airports.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Article 6 of Chapter 63 of the General Statutes is amended by adding a new section to read:
"§ 63-59. Designation of legacy airports.
The Department of Transportation shall name as a legacy airport any airport located in North Carolina that meets the following requirements: the airport (i) is owned and operated by a county or airport authority, (ii) was established as an airport or military facility before 1945, (iii) contains a terminal building or runway that was built before 1945, (iv) has an actively used runway that is at least 6,500 feet long, and (v) has contributed significantly to the development of aviation in this State."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 25th day of June, 2020.
s/ Philip E. Berger
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
s/ David Lewis
Presiding Officer of the House of Representatives
s/ Roy Cooper
Approved 5:20 p.m. this 1st day of July, 2020