The Department of Aviation has certain regulatory responsibilities that include airport licensing and aircraft licensing. The requirements to license public-use airports and private-use airports within five miles of a public-use airport, to register a private-use airport, and to license aircraft in Virginia can be found in Code of Virginia §5.1 and in 24VAC5-20, the Regulations Governing the Licensing and Operation of Airports and Aircraft and Obstructions to Airspace in the Commonwealth of Virginia, also known as the Virginia Aviation Regulations.
If an airport sponsor or owner has any questions regarding airport licensing or registration, the sponsor should contact the DOAV’s Airport Services Division at 804-236-3632 or 1-800-292-1034.
If an aircraft owner has any questions regarding aircraft licensing or needs any related forms, the owner should contact the DOAV’s Aircraft Licensing Section at 804-236-3637 or 1-800-292-1034.
Forms for the licensing and registration of airports are available online or by contacting DOAV at 804-236-3632 or 1-800-292-1034.Forms for the renewal of an aircraft license are mailed automatically to aircraft owners who licensed their aircraft during the previous 12-month period. Forms for the licensing of aircraft are available online or by contacting DOAV the Aircraft Licensing Section at 804-236-3637 or 1-800-292-1034.