Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R914. Transportation, Operations, Aeronautics.

Rule R914-1. Rules and Regulations.

As in effect on October 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R914-1-1. Purpose and Authority.

The purpose of this rule is to regulate the use, licensing and supervision of airports, govern the establishment, location and use of air navigational aids, and establish minimum standards for operational safety as authorized and required by Section 72-10-103.

R914-1-2. Definitions.

As used in this rule:

(1) "Department" means the Utah Department of Transportation;

(2) "FAA" means the Federal Aviation Administration; and

(3) Division means the Aeronautical Operations Division.

R914-1-3. Establishment and Location of Navigational Aids.


(1) Location site is selected.

(2) Site is surveyed for location and elevation.

(3) Selected site is submitted to the FAA for approval.

(4) Upon receiving FAA approval, navigational aid may be installed.

(5) After installation, navigational aid is checked and certified for operation by the FAA.

R914-1-4. Operational Safety.

In order to enhance the safety of aircraft operations and protect people and property, the Department imposes the following operational safety rules.

(1) All pilots operating aircraft in the State of Utah will comply with applicable Federal Aviation Regulations.

(2) Obstruction to flight. Any obstacle or structure which obstructs the airspace above the ground or water level which is determined to be a hazard to the safe flight of aircraft shall be plainly marked, lighted or removed.

(3) Determination of obstruction. When an obstacle or structure is determined to be a hazard to flight, the owner will be notified and will have ten days after receipt of the notice to take action to correct the hazard or appeal the determination to the Department.


air traffic, aviation safety, airports, airspace

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

October 12, 2016

Notice of Continuation

September 5, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

72-10-103; 72-10-116

Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R914, please contact the promulgating agency (Transportation, Operations, Aeronautics). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.