Alaska Statutes.
Title 9. Code of Civil Procedure
Chapter 65. Actions, Immunities, Defenses, and Duties
Section 93. Civil Liability Relating to Aircraft Runways, Airfields, and Landing Areas.
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AS 09.65.093. Civil Liability Relating to Aircraft Runways, Airfields, and Landing Areas.

(a) Except as provided in (c) of this section, a person who without compensation constructs, maintains, or repairs an aircraft runway, airfield, or landing area may not be held civilly liable, except for an act or omission that constitutes gross negligence or recklessness or intentional misconduct, for the injury to or death of a person or for damage to an aircraft, resulting from the use of the runway, airfield, or landing area to take off, land, park, or operate an aircraft.

(b) A person who is the owner or operator of an aircraft runway, airfield, or landing area is not civilly liable, except for an act or omission that constitutes gross negligence or recklessness or intentional misconduct, for the injury to or the death of a person or for damage to an aircraft, resulting from the use or attempted use of the runway, airfield, or landing area to take off, land, park, or operate an aircraft while the runway, airfield, or landing area is

(1) marked as closed by placement of a large "X" on the runway, in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration guidelines; and

(2) listed or charted, and designated as closed in the appropriate aeronautical charts and publications published by the Federal Aviation Administration.

(c) The immunity from civil liability under (a) of this section does not limit the liability of an owner or operator of an aircraft runway, airfield, or landing area to a provider of flight services or its passengers under contract with the owner or operator.

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