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... 20 3. Contractual Rights Airport users leasing airport property also enjoy the rights and obligations prescribed by a lease or other agreement.
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... 21 the reasonableness of the sponsor's proposed measures that restrict, limit, or deny access to the airport. The FAA, not the sponsor, is the authority to approve or disapprove aeronautical restrictions based on safety and/or efficiency at federally obligated airports.77 In acting as the final arbiter on issues of safety, FAA cautions both GA airport operators and airport users from attempting to substitute their judgment for FAA's.78 Moreover, FAA advises that GA airport operators must accept some level of risk in connection with their operation of a GA airport.
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... 22 prior adjudications over access restrictions. In virtually every instance in which an airport operator adopted a blanket prohibition on an aeronautical activity or type of aircraft operation, FAA found that the restriction was preempted or inconsistent with the Airport Sponsor Assurances.
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... 23 be provided for aeronautical activities, and Assurance 23 requires that GA airport operators avoid granting exclusive rights. These requirements are not absolute.
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... 24 of FAA personnel is credible, practical, and constructive. Rather than simply instructing parties on the interpretation and application of the Airport Sponsor Assurances, FAA may look for a compromise that allows the parties to obtain their respective goals, in whole or in part.
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... 25 Director's Determination. By rule, the investigation phase is designed to take 6 months (from the filing of a complaint to issuance of the Director's Determination)
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... 26 tices for working to resolve airport access issues, and recommended guidance for resolving conflicts related to airport access. Their responses informed the organization, content, and approach to this Guide.

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