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The FAA requires that notice be submitted for those who intend to construct, realign, alter, activate, deactivate or change the public/private use status of an airport. Detailed instructions and other important information are included with this form.
The FAA requires that notice be submitted for any construction or alteration of more than 200 ft. AGL, or construction or alterations that would penetrate an airport's imaginary surface as specified under Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 77. This form also applies to any construction on an airport. Additional pertinent information and detailed instructions are included with this form.
Colorado Revised Statutes
For additional information please contact the aircraft sales tax representative at 303-205-8292 ext. 5259 or visit the Colorado Division of Revenue website.
AVIATION DEVELOPMENT ZONE (ADZ) TAX CREDIT
The facility must employ ten or more employees and the credit is based on the increase in the average number of aviation zone employees for the tax year over the previous base number. The credit is available to all types of business entities.
DOWNLOAD: ADZ Fact Sheet
Colorado does not require aircraft to be registered with the State. However, all aircraft must be registered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The above link will direct to you the FAA's aircraft registration page.
The mission of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) is to promote innovation and progress in transportation through research. In an objective and interdisciplinary setting, TRB facilitates the sharing of information on transportation practice and policy by researchers and practitioners; stimulates research and offers research management services that promote technical excellence; provide expert advice on transportation policy and programs; and disseminates research results broadly and encouraged their implementation.
Aviation Fuel Tax
How do I open my own airport?
When opening an airport in Colorado there are some steps that must be followed. First you must contact the FAA and fill out and submit a . The following link will provide some more information on that process. http://www.faa.gov/airports/engineering/open_close_airport/
After the FAA has been contacted, the next step is to contact your local zoning authority. In most cases this will be the county, they will provide any local land use restrictions that might exist.
Although the Colorado Division of Aeronautics is a non regulatory agency and has no regulations to follow, it is important that all FAA regulations and local rules are followed. Please contact the Division of Aeronautics at 303-261-4418 with any additional questions.
How do I know if sales or use tax is due on an aircraft?
Colorado taxes all retail sales of tangible personal property and personal property used, stored, or consumed in the state upon which no sales tax was paid. Absent a specific exemption, sales or use of