(35 ILCS 200/10-90)
Property used for airport purposes.
In counties with 200,000
or more inhabitants, in addition to valuation as otherwise permitted by law,
upon the filing of an application under Section 10-95 by the person liable for
the taxes on that property, which is used for airport purposes and has been so
used for the 3 years immediately preceding the year when the assessment is made
shall be valued on the basis of 33 1/3% of its fair cash value, based upon the
price it would bring at a fair, voluntary sale for use by the buyer for airport
Property is considered used for airport purposes under this Section if
it is devoted primarily to the operation of an airport or restricted landing
field approved by the Department of Transportation in accordance with the
Illinois Aeronautics Act and is open to the public except as restricted by the
Department of Transportation or the Illinois Aeronautics Act.
(Source: P.A. 81-840; 88-455.)