Definition of air right
: a property right to the space above a surface area or object
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Legal Definition of air right
: a property right to the space above a surface or object (as a building) that may be sold or leased for development purposes <make use of the air rights above the Terminal — Penn Central Transportation Co. v. City of New York, 438 U.S. 104 (1978)>
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