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ADMINISTRATION OF WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT
north 8°10'24" east a distance of 232.33 feet, more or less, to the point of a curve having an angle of 36°59'09'' left, radius 1,046 feet, long chord 663.56 feet on a bearing of north 10°19'10.5'' west. Thence along the arc of said curve a distance of 675.22 feet, more or less, to the point of tangency of said curve. Thence along a tangent to said curve on a bearing of north 28°48'45' west a distance of 256.75 feet, more or less. Thence 30°33'10'' left on a bearing of north 59°21'55" west a distance of 287.84 feet, more or less. Thence 40°45'20" right on a bearing of north 18°36'35' west a distance of 1,142.08 feet, more or less. Thence 5°43'29'' right on a bearing of north 12°53'06" west a distance of 118.02 feet, more or less, to the point of a curve having an angle of 26°20'50" right, radius 3,665.71 feet, long chord 1,670.85 feet on a bearing of north 0°17'19'' east. Thence along the arc of said curve a distance of 1,685.66 feet, more or less, to the point of tangency of said curve. Thence along a tangent to said curve on a bearing of north 13°27'44" east a distance of 2,002.11 feet, more or less, to the point of a curve having an angle of 10°36'25" left, radius 2,864.79 feet, long chord of 529.59 feet on a bearing of north 8°09'31.5" east. Thence along the arc of said curve a distance of 530.25 feet, more or less, to the point of tangency of said curve. Thence along a tangent to said curve on a bearing of north 2°51'19'' east a distance of 124.53 feet, more or less. Thence 6°57'52'' left on a bearing of north 4°06'33'' west a distance of 571.33 feet, more or less. Thence 7°22'39'' left on a bearing of north 11°29'12'' west a distance of 811.63 feet, more or less. Thence 8°16'52'' right on a bearing of north 3°12'20'' east a distance of 70.41 feet, more or less, to the point of a curve having an angle of 7°43'12'' right, radius 5,479.58 feet, long chord 737.75 feet on a bearing of north 7°03'56'' east. Thence along the arc of said curve a distance of 738.31 feet, more or less, to the point of tangency of said curve, said point being on the old property line between Mary E. Cullinane and Milton Hopfenmaier property. Thence along said property line on a bearing of north 75°11'50” east a distance of 204.72 feet, more or less, to a monument marked U. S. D. 1-N. P. S., reference south 18,419.16, west 10,829.26. Thence along the same bearing of north 75°11'50" east a distance of 215 feet, more or less. Thence 34°36'06'' left on a bearing of north 40°35'44" east a distance of 1,509 feet, more or less, to the point of a curve having an angle of 5°45' left, radius 7,239.41 feet, long chord of 723.20 feet, on a bearing of north 37°53'14'' east. Thence along the arc of said curve a distance of 726.51 feet, more or less, to the point of a compound curve having an angle of 6°00' left, radius 2,217.01 feet, long chord of 232.06 feet on a bearing of north 32°10'44" east. Thence along the arc of said curve a distance of 232.15 feet, more or less, to the point of a compound curve having an angle of 57°01'20'' left, radius 1,303.74, long chord 1,244.62, on a bearing of north 0°40'04" east. Thence along the arc of said curve a distance of 1,297.22 feet, more or less, to the point of a compound curve having an angle of 7°59'54.3" left, radius 2,217.01 feet, long chord 309.23 feet on a bearing of north 31°49'33" west. Thence along the arc of said curve a distance of 310 feet, more or less, to the intersection of said curve with the property line of the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company and the United States of America. Thence in a northeasterly direction along a bearing of north 34°30'00" east a distance of 340 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning; excepting, however, such portion thereof as the President may, by Executive order or orders, prescribe, which portion shall be added to, and administered as part of, the Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, authorized by the Act approved May 23, 1928 (45 Stat. 721), as amended.
Sec. 2. The Administrator shall have control over, and responsibility for, the care, operation, maintenance, and protection of the airport, together with the power to make and amend such rules and regulations as he may deem necessary to the proper exercise thereof.
Sec. 3. The Administrator is empowered to lease, upon such terms as he may deem proper, space or property within or upon the airport for purposes essential or appropriate to the operation of the airport.
“Sec. 4. (a) The Administrator, and any Civil Aeronautics Administration employee appointed to protect life and property on the airport, when designated by the Administrator, is hereby authorized and empowered (1) to arrest under a warrant within the limits of the airport any person accused of having committed within the boundaries of the airport any offense against the laws of the United States, or against any rule or regulation prescribed pursuant to this Act; (2) to arrest without warrant any person committing any such offense within the limits of the airport, in his presence; or (3) to arrest without warrant within the limits of the airport any person whom he has reasonable grounds to believe has committed a felony within the limits of the airport.
"(b) Any individual having the power of arrest as provided in subsection (a) of this section may carry firearms or other weapons as the Administrator may direct or by regulation may prescribe.
"(c) The United States Park Police may, at the request of the Administrator, be assigned by the Director of the National Park Service, in his discretion, subject to the supervision and direction of the Secretary of the Interior, to patrol any area of the airport, and any members of the United States Park Police so assigned are hereby authorized and empowered to make arrests within the limits of the airport for the same offenses, and in the same manner and circumstances, as is provided in this section with respect to employees designated by the Administrator.
“Sec. 5. Any person who knowingly and willfully violates any rule or regulation prescribed under this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned not more than six months, or both.
“Sec. 6. The officer on duty in command of those employees designated by the Administrator as provided in section 4 may accept deposit of collateral from any person charged with the violation of any rule or regulation prescribed under this Act, for appearance in court or before the appropriate United States commissioner; and such collateral shall be deposited with the United States commissioner at Alexandria, Virginia.
"Sec. 7. The Administrator may enter into agreements with the State of Virginia, or with any political subdivision thereof, for such municipal services as the Administrator shall deem necessary to the proper and efficient government of the airport, and he may, from time to time, agree to modifications in any such agreement: Provided, however, That where the charge for any such service is established by the laws of the State of Virginia, the Administrator may not pay for such service an amount in excess of the charge so established. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the making of payment for services under any such agreement." (As amended by Act of May 15, 1947, 61 Stat. 94.)
FEDERAL AIRPORT ACT
[Act of May 13, 1946, 60 Stat. 170, as amended by Act of April 17,
1948, 62 Stat. 173, and Act of June 29, 1948, 62 Stat. 1111.]
To provide Federal aid for the development of public airports Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. This Act may be cited as the “Federal Airport Act”.
PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICATION
SEC. 2 [49 U.S.C. A. 1101] (a) As used in this Act
(1) “Administrator” means the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics.
(2) "Airport" means any area of land or water which is used, or intended for use, for the landing and take-off of aircraft, and any appurtenant areas which are used, or intended for use, for airport buildings or other airport facilities or rights-of-way, together with all airport buildings and facilities located thereon.
(3) “Airport development” means (A) any work involved in constructing, improving, or repairing a public airport or portion thereof, including the construction, alteration, and repair of airport administrative buildings and the removal, lowering, relocation, and marking and lighting of airport hazards, and (B) any acquisition of land or of any interest therein, or of any easement through or other interest in air space, which is necessary to permit any such work or to remove or mitigate, or prevent or limit the establishment of, airport hazards; but such term does not include the construction, alteration, or repair of airport hangars.
(4) "Airport hazard” means any structure or object of natural growth located on or in the vicinity of a public airport, or any use of land near such airport, which obstructs the air space required for the flight of aircraft in landing or taking off at such airport or is otherwise hazardous to such landing or taking off of aircraft.
(5) “Project” means a project for the accomplishment of airport development with respect to a particular airport.
(6) “Project costs” means any costs involved in accomplishing a project under this Act, including those of making field surveys, preparation of plans and specifications, supervision and inspection of construction work, procurement of the accomplishment of such work by contract, and acquisition of land or interests therein or easements through or other interests in air space, and also including administrative and other incidental costs incurred specifically in connection with the accomplishment of a project, and which would not have been incurred otherwise.
(7) “Public agency” means the United States Government or an agency thereof; a State, the Territory of Alaska, the Territory of Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands, or an agency of any of them; a municipality or other political subdivision; or a tax-supported organization.
(8) "Public airport” means any airport which is used or to be used for public purposes, under the control of a public agency, the landing area of which is publicly owned,
(9). “Sponsor" means any public agency which, either individually or jointly with one or more other public agencies, submits to the Administrator, in accordance with this Act, an application for a grant of funds for airport development.
(10) "United States share” means that portion of the project costs of approved projects under this Act which is to be paid from appropriations made under authority of this Act.
(11) “Military and naval aircraft” means aircraft owned and operated by the United States Army, the United States Navy, the United States Coast Guard, or the United States Marine Corps.
(12) “State” means a State of the United States or the District of Columbia. (As amended by Act of April 17, 1948, 62 Stat. 173.)
Airport Classifications (b) For purposes of this Act, a project shall be considered one for development of an airport of a certain class if upon completion of the airport development proposed, the airport so developed would be properly classifiable as of that class according to the airport classification standards of the Administrator stated in Civil Aeronautics Administration Bulletin “Airport Design” dated April 1, 1944.
NATIONAL AIRPORT PLAN
Formulation of Plan Sec. 3 [49 U.S. C. A. 1102] (a) The Administrator is hereby authorized and directed to prepare and revise annually, a national plan for the development of public airports in the United States, including the Territory of Alaska, the Territory of Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Such plan shall specify, in terms of general location and
type of development, the projects considered by the Administrator to be necessary to provide a system of public airports adequate to anticipate and meet the needs of civil aeronautics. In formulating and revising such plan, the Administrator shall take into account the needs of both air commerce and private flying, the probable technological developments in the science of aeronautics, the probable growth and requirements of civil aeronautics, and such other considerations as he may deem appropriate, and shall, to the extent feasible, consult, and give consideration to the views and recommendations of, the Civil Aeronautics Board, the States, the Territories, and Puerto Rico, and their political subdivisions, and shall, to the extent feasible, consult, and give consideration to the views and recommendations of, the Federal Communications Commission, and shall make all reasonable efforts to cooperate with that Commission for the purpose of eliminating, preventing, or minimizing airport hazards caused by construction or operation of any radio station. In carrying out this section the Administrator is authorized to make such surveys, studies, examinations, and investigations as he may deem necessary. (As amended by Act of April 17, 1948, 62 Stat. 173.)
Consultation With War and Navy Departments
(b) In carrying out this section the Administrator shall also consider the views and recommendations of the War and Navy Departments to the end that the airport development included in such plan may be as useful for national defense as is feasible, and shall ascertain from such Departments the extent to which military and naval airports and airport facilities will be available for civil use. The War and Navy Departments shall consider the views and recommendations of the Administrator to the end that military and naval airports and airport facilities may be made available for civil use to such extent as is feasible.
FEDERAL-AID AIRPORT PROGRAM
Sec. 4 [49 U. S. C. 1103] In order to bring about, in conformity with the national airport plan prepared and from time to time revised as provided in this Act, the establishment of a Nation-wide system of public airports adequate to meet the present and future needs of civil aeronautics, the Administrator is authorized, within the limits of available appropriations made therefor by the Congress, to make grants of funds to sponsors for airport development as hereinafter provided.
Appropriation for Preliminary Expenses
Sec. 5 [49 U.S. C. 1104] (a) In addition to amounts hereinafter authorized to be appropriated for administrative expenses, the sum of $3,000,000 is hereby authorized to be appropriated immediately upon the enactment of this Act for expenses of preliminary planning and surveys incident to the initiation of the airport program provided for by this Act, including administrative expenses, which sum shall remain available until expended.
Annual Appropriations for Projects in States
(b) For the purpose of carrying out this Act with respect to projects in the several States, annual appropriations amounting in the aggregate to $500,000,000 are hereby authorized to be made to the Administrator over a period of seven fiscal years, beginning with