900. Provision of aerodromes.

900.     Provision of aerodromes.

Specific powers to establish aerodromes1 are conferred upon the Secretary of State2, on naval, military and air force authorities for the discharge of their various functions3, and, subject to the consent of the Secretary of State, on local authorities4. Any person, firm or company may establish an aerodrome5, and public bodies have power to transfer their ownership of aerodromes6. The Civil Aviation Act 1982 provides that the Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')7 may not own, manage or operate an aerodrome8. The establishment