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In the United States, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) defines Residential Through-the-Fence or RTTF as Access granted to a federally obligated, public airfield from private, residential property or property zoned for residential use. [1]

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These are usually private hangars, often built adjacent to, or as part of a house, allowing aircraft owners immediate access to their aircraft and an airport, without having to drive to the airport.

The aircraft does not actually have to pass through a fence to qualify as an RTTF operation. This term is used only because most federally funded airports have a fence enclosing the entire property, that users on adjacent private property will have to pass through.

Airports with RTTF Access

Airport NameUS StateID
Abrams MunicipalMI4D0
Adams County Legion FieldWI63C
Afton MunicipalWYKAFO
BisectNYK09
Bois BlancMI6Y1
BoonvilleCAD83
Boyceville MunicipalWI3T3
Bridgeport MunicipalTXKXBP
Brown CountyOHKGEO
Cameron AirparkCAO61
Cashmere-DrydenWA8S2
Cedar Key/GeorgeFLKCDK
Central Jersey RegionalNJ47N
Charlevoix MunicipalMlKCVX
Chilton CountyAL02A
Christmas ValleyOR62S
Clermont CountyOHI69
Clow InternationalIL1C5
Cottage Grove StateOR61S
Currituck County RegionalNCKONX
D.W. HooksTXKDWH
Driggs-Reed MemorialIDKDIJ
Drummond IslandMIKDRM
Ed Carlson Memorial Field – South Lewis CountyWAKTDO
Erie MunicipalCOKEIK
Gardner MunicipalMAKGDM
Gold Beach MunicipalOR4S1
Grove FieldWA1W1
Hammonton MunicipalNJN81
Hamry FieldNDK74
Harbor SpringsMIKMGN
Hobby FieldOR77S
Houston SouthwestTXKAXH
Huntington MunicipalINKHHG
Independence StateOR7S5
James Clements MunicipalMI3CM
Kelly Island land FieldOH89D
L.O. Simenstad MunicipalWIKOEO
Lago Vista-Rusty AllenTXKRYW
Lakeland Airport/Noble F. Lee MemorialWIKARV
Livingston MunicipalTX00R
Lonesome PineVAKLNP
Meadow LakeCOKFLY
Morrow County AirportOH4I9
Nevada County Air ParkCAKGOO
New Kent CountyVAW96
Newton FieldME59B
Ocean city MunicipalNJ26N
Oceana CountyMIC04
Odessa MunicipalWA43D
Orcas IslandWAKORS .
Osceola MunicipalIAI75
PaysonAZKPAN
Pearland RegionalTXKLVJ
Pine Mountain LakeCAE45
Put-in-BayOH3W2
QuillayuteWAKUIL
Rosalia MunicipalWA72S
Sacramento ExecutiveCAKSAC
Salem MunicipalINI83
SandpointIDKSZT
Scott CountyTNKSCX
Siletz Bay StateORS45
SkyhavenNHKDAW
South Jersey RegionalNJKVAY
St. Louis Metro-East/Shafer FieldIL3K6
Suwannee CountyFL24J
Trinity CenterCAO86
Tullahoma RegionalTNKTHA
West HoustonTXKIWS
Whiteside County – Jos H. Bittorf FieldILKSQI
Williams CountyOH0G6
WiscassetMEKIWI
Wittman RegionalWIKOSH

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References

  1. https://www.faa.gov/airports/airport_compliance/residential_through_the_fence/