Transportation Research Board’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Legal Research Digest 24
Sovereign Immunity for Public Airport Operators
This document examines sovereign immunity as it applies to public airports that are owned and operated by units of local government or regional governmental authorities. This report summarizes the extent of sovereign immunity granted to airports from state to state. Appendix A provides a table of cases, and Appendix B contains a chart of authorities.
Authors: Pamella Seay, John Adams Hodge, Kyle Seay Published April 2015
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