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The following terms as used herein shall mean:
“Air terminals” shall mean developments consisting of runways, hangars, control towers, ramps, wharves, bulkheads, buildings, structures, parking areas, improvements, facilities or other real property necessary, convenient or desirable for the landing, taking off, accommodation and servicing of aircraft of all types, including but not limited to airplanes, airships, dirigibles, helicopters, gliders, amphibians, seaplanes, or any other contrivance now or hereafter used for the navigation of or flight in air or space, operated by carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or cargo, or for the loading, unloading, interchange or transfer of such passengers or their baggage, or such cargo, or otherwise for the accommodation, use or convenience of such passengers, or such carriers or their employees (facilities and accommodations at sites removed from landing fields and other landing areas, however except as otherwise provided in this section, to be limited to ticket stations and passenger stations for air passengers, to express and freight stations for air express and air freight, and to beacons and other aids to air navigation), or for the landing, taking off, accommodation and servicing of aircraft owned or operated by persons other than carriers. It shall also mean facilities providing access to an air terminal, consisting of rail, rapid transit or other forms of mass transportation which furnish a connection between the air terminal and other points in the port district, including appropriate mass transportation terminal facilities at and within the air terminal itself and suitable offsite facilities for the accommodation of air passengers, baggage, mail, express, freight and other users of the connecting facility. It shall also mean such highway project or projects in the vicinity of an air terminal providing improved access to such air terminal as shall be designated in legislation adopted by the two states. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, it shall also mean railroad freight projects related or of benefit to an air terminal or which are necessary, convenient or desirable in the opinion of the Port Authority for the protection or promotion of the commerce of the Port District, consisting of railroad freight transportation facilities or railroad freight terminal facilities, and any equipment, improvement, structure or facility or any land, and any building, structure, facility or other improvement thereon, or any combination thereof, and all real and personal property in connection therewith or incidental thereto, deemed necessary or desirable in the opinion of the Port Authority, whether or not now in existence or under construction, for the undertaking of railroad freight projects.
“Air terminal bonds” shall mean bonds issued by the Port Authority for air terminal purposes.
“Air terminal purposes” shall mean the effectuation, establishment, acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, improvement, maintenance or operation of air terminals owned, leased or operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (including airports operated under revocable permits) or operated by others pursuant to agreements with the port authority.
“Bonds” shall mean bonds, notes, securities or other obligations or evidences of indebtedness.
“General Reserve Fund” shall mean the General Reserve Fund of the Port Authority authorized by chapter 48 of the laws of New York of 1931 as amended, 1 and chapter 5 of the laws of New Jersey of 1931, as amended. 2
“General Reserve Fund statutes” shall mean chapter 48 of the laws of New York of 1931 as amended, and chapter 5 of the laws of New Jersey of 1931, as amended.
“Municipality” shall mean a county, city, borough, village, township, town, public agency, public authority or political subdivision.
“Real property” shall mean lands, structures, franchises and interests in land, including air space and air rights, waters, lands under water and riparian rights, and any and all things and rights included within the said term, and includes not only fees simple absolute but also any and all lesser interests, including but not limited to easements, rights of way, uses, leases, licenses and all other incorporeal hereditaments and every estate, interest or right, legal or equitable, including terms for years and liens thereon by way of judgments, mortgages or otherwise.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 32. Interstate and Port Authorities and Commissions 32 § 1-35.3 - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-32-interstate-and-port-authorities-and-commissions/nj-st-sect-32-1-35-3/
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