Chapter 50-2 of the South Dakota Codified Laws
Supervise all civil aeronautical functions in the state and allocate funds for the development of a statewide
system of airports. On or before December 31 in each even-numbered year, the commission shall
make a report to the Governor of its proceedings for the biennium ending the 30th day of June
proceeding and may submit with such report recommendations pertaining to its affairs.
Administered by the Department of Transportation. Commission retains quasi-legislative and quasijudicial
functions as well as advisory functions.
Seven members appointed by the Governor. At least four members must be or must have been actively
engaged in and have had at least one year of practical experience in civil or military aeronautics.
Term of Appointment:
Terms shall expire on October 30 on the third year of appointment. Terms that end June 30,
2012, are extended to October 30, 2012.
South Dakota Aeronautics Commission
Offi ce of Aeronautics
Department of Transportation
700 E. Broadway Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501