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Frequently Asked Questions

Question:  How do I get on your mailing list/vendor list to obtain solicitations?

Answer:  Please submit your company's letterhead information about your company and the goods and services that you provide.  You will be added to our vendor mailing list upon receipt of that information.

Question:  Where may I obtain a copy of the Vendor's Manual ("How to do Business with the Commonwealth of Virginia")?

Answer:  You may obtain a vendor's manual by contacting the Department of General Services, Division of Purchases and Supply, 805 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, (804) 786-5494.

Question:  Where can I find information about the use of seaplanes in Virginia?

Answer:  The Virginia Department of Aviation only licenses and provides funding to public-use airports.  Since there are no licensed, public-use seaplane bases in Virginia, we have no documents, regulations, etc. regarding them.  Typically, the use of ponds, lakes, and waterways by aircraft becomes a local government issue.  Contact the SPA (Seaplane Pilots Association) or the local government (city, county, etc.) controlling the waterway you intend to use to inquire as to whether its use by aircraft is regulated or restricted.

Question:   Where can I find information about registering/licensing my private airport?

Answer:   Refer to the Licensing Airports page for information about registering/licensing of private