DelDOT Office of Aeronautics
The Office of Aeronautics is located in the Division of Planning and is responsible for planning, coordination and implementation of improvements to the public use airport system within the state. State law gives the office of Aeronautics jurisdiction over public-use airports only. Public-use airports may be privately or publically owned, but are open to use by anyone. Delaware also has many private-use airports which fall outside of the State's jurisdiction.
The 2008 Delaware State Aviation System Plan Update (SASPU) defines the overall goal of the DelDOT Office of Aeronautics as:
"To enhance Delaware's economic development by fostering and promoting a safe and efficient aviation system for the movement of goods, services, and people and to encourage and promote aviation and aviation safety."
In working toward this goal, DelDOT's Office of Aeronautics has set out the following objectives: