749. Provision of aerodromes.

A local authority1 may, with the consent of the Secretary of State2 and subject to any conditions which he may impose, establish and maintain aerodromes3; it may provide and maintain roads, equipment, buildings and other accommodation in connection therewith; and it may provide facilities at aerodromes established or maintained by some other person under special arrangements made with that person4. The local authority may also, with the authorisation of the Secretary of State, carry on, in connection with the aerodrome which it maintains, any particular ancillary business5 which it would otherwise have no power to carry on6.

A local authority