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Civil Aviation Act 2012

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(1)In this Part “airport” means an aerodrome within the meaning of the Civil Aviation Act 1982 together with other land, buildings and structures used for the purposes of—

(a)the landing and taking off of aircraft at the aerodrome,

(b)the manoeuvring, parking or servicing of aircraft between landing and take-off at the aerodrome,

(c)the arrival or departure of persons carried or to be carried as passengers by air transport services operating to or from the aerodrome, together with their baggage,

(d)the arrival or departure of cargo carried or to be carried by such services,

(e)the processing of such persons, baggage and cargo between their arrival and departure, and

(f)the arrival or departure of persons who work at the airport.

(2)Section 67 makes further provision about what is and is not included in an airport for the purposes of this Part.

(3)The Secretary of State may by regulations provide that, for the purposes of this Part, land, buildings and other structures specified in the regulations, or of a description specified in the regulations, are or are not—

(a)part of an airport, or

(b)part of the core area of an airport.

(4)The regulations may, in particular—

(a)modify subsection (1)(a) to (f) and section 67, and

(b)modify the definition of the core area of an airport in section 5.

(5)In this section “modify” includes amend or repeal.

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