§8-28-2. Establishment, lease and operation of airports by
municipalities and counties; jurisdiction of county
Any municipality or county may acquire, establish, construct,
lease, equip, improve, maintain and operate for such municipality
or county an airport for the use of aircraft, and may acquire or
lease for such purpose real property within or without or partly
within and partly without the corporate limits of such
municipality, or within or without or partly within and partly
without such county, or may set apart and use for such purpose real
property owned by the municipality or county, which is not needed
for any other public use, however such real property was acquired.
Any county court now owning or leasing or hereafter acquiring or
leasing any real property without or partly without the limits of
its county for the purpose of acquiring, establishing,
constructing, improving, maintaining and operating an airport,
shall have the same and all jurisdiction over such property, its
maintenance and operation, as it has with respect to real property
owned or leased and operated by it for airport purposes within the
limits of its own county.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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