N.D. Admin Code 6-01-01-01 - Organization and functions of aeronautics commission

Current through Supplement No. 384, April, 2022

1. Organization.
a. History. The 1947 legislative assembly established the aeronautics commission by legislation codified as North Dakota Century Code chapter 2-05. This chapter requires the governor to appoint a five-member aeronautics commission.
b. Commission membership. The commission consists of five commissioners appointed by the governor. Members of the commission serve five-year terms.
c. Director. The director of aeronautics is appointed by the commission to serve at the pleasure of the commission and as executive officer of the commission is responsible for the administration of the commission and its activities.
2. Functions. The aeronautics commission is to:
a. Encourage the establishment of airports and air navigation facilities.
b. Cooperate with and assist the federal government, the municipalities of this state, and other persons in the development and coordination of all aeronautical activities.
c. Represent the state in aeronautical matters before state and federal agencies.
d. Participate as party plaintiff or defendant or as intervenor on behalf of the state or any municipality or citizen thereof in any controversy which involves the interest of the state in aeronautics.
e. Distribute the proceeds of aviation fuel taxes levied by North Dakota Century Code chapter 57-43.3 to political subdivisions of the state for airport construction and improvements, in accordance with North Dakota Century Code section 57-43.3-06
f. Register aircraft operating in the state in accordance with North Dakota Century Code section 2-05-11.
g. License all aircraft used for aerial spraying in the state in accordance with North Dakota Century Code section 2-05-18.
h. Construct and operate public airports in the state in accordance with North Dakota Century Code section 2-06-01.1.
i. Accept federal or other moneys for the construction and improvement of airports in accordance with North Dakota Century Code sections 2-05-06.1 and 2-05-06.2.
j. Enforce aeronautics laws in accordance with North Dakota Century Code section 2-05-14.
3. Inquiries. Inquiries regarding the commission may be addressed to the aeronautics commission. All requests for hearings, declaratory rulings, and for participation in rulemaking may be addressed to the director of the commission.


North Dakota Aeronautics Commission

P. O. Box 5020

Bismarck, North Dakota 58502-5020

(701) 328-9650



N.D. Admin Code 6-01-01-01
Amended effective October 1, 1989; April 1, 1994. Amended by Administrative Rules Supplement 2016-360, April 2016, effective 4/1/2016.

General Authority: NDCC 28-32-02.1

Law Implemented: NDCC 2-05, 2-06, 28-32-02.1, 57-43.3

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