Utah Administrative Code

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R914. Transportation, Operations, Aeronautics.

Rule R914-2. Safety Rules and Procedures for Aircraft Operations on Roads.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R914-2-1. Purpose and Authority.

The purpose of this rule is to establish procedures for aircraft operations on county roads as authorized and required by Section 72-10-117.

R914-2-2. Procedures.

(1) Only lightly traveled roads will be used for aircraft operations. Counties will designate particular county road segments to be used.

(2) The road to be used for aircraft operations will be inspected by ground personnel for safety prior to use.

(3) The road segment to be used will be blocked off by ground personnel prior to aircraft operations to insure that there is no road traffic during the aircraft use period.

(4) Landings will be permitted on roads during daylight hours only.

R914-2-3. Issuance of Special Licenses to Pilots Operating on Roads.

(1) Applicant must be a holder of at least a private pilot certificate.

(2) Applicant must have a minimum of 200 total flying hours and at least 25 hours in the type of aircraft to be used.

(3) Applicant must have completed a proficiency review flight within the past 24 months.

(4) Applicant must be familiar with short and soft field landing and take-off procedures and obstacle clearance procedures for the type aircraft used.

R914-2-4. Issuance of Special Licenses for Aircraft Landing on Roads.

(1) Licenses will be issued only to those showing specific need to use roads for aircraft operations in order to accomplish a required service.

(2) The applicant will be required to show proof of insurance pursuant to Section 72-10-117. Insurance must have no stipulations against off-airport operations.


licensing, aviation safety

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment


Notice of Continuation

September 5, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


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.