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City Wins Airport Condemnation Ruling

Post Date:12/20/2018 12:51 PM

On December 13, 2018, the Superior Court of Mohave County found in favor of the City of Kingman for what the court concluded, “the statutory scheme within the state of Arizona is that there is a preference for a municipality operating airports over an Airport Authority operating an airport if the municipality so determines to be appropriate and that therefore the City possesses a higher power of eminent domain as compared to the Airport Authority.”

The city will keep ownership of the Airport, but was ruled to pay attorney’s fees on behalf of the defendant, Kingman Airport Authority.

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