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Public Utilities Code, Section 21001 et seq.

The California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics, has jurisdiction over commercial airports, public airports, and heliports (helicopters) and requires a state-issued permit for airport operations. The State Aeronautics Act, Public Utilities Code (PUC) section 21001 et seq., is the foundation for the Department's aviation policies. This office inspects runway conditions, landing lights, runway markings, runway length, number of parking spaces for consumers, facility conditions, and the physical layout of the airport. The Division of Aeronautics inspects approximately 255 public-use airports and 30 commercial airliner airports across the state.

Division of Aeronautics:

Complaints regarding aircraft, air space, and pilots are the jurisdiction of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Department of Transportation

Division of Aeronautics

Physical Address:

1120 N Street, Room 3300

Sacramento, CA 95814

Mailing Address:

Department of Transportation

Division of Aeronautics, MS # 40

PO Box 942874

Sacramento, CA 94274-0001

Shipping Address:

1415 11th Street

Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 654-4959

(916) 653-9531 Fax