air right

noun

Definition of air right

  1. :  a property right to the space above a surface area or object

1922

First Known Use of air right

1922


Law Dictionary

air right

noun

Legal Definition of air right

  1. :  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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