The County Airports Administration is authorized by the Santa Clara County Code (Section A13-13 (c)) to "Plan, design, construct, maintain and operate County airports." The Board of Supervisors determines the level of service to be provided at the airports, and the Santa Clara County Airports Commission provides advice, studies, and recommendations to the Board on Airport issues.
The County Airports are funded through the Airport Enterprise Fund which consists of the revenue generated from airport user fees. Some special projects receive additional funding from the FAA and Caltrans.
The mission of the Roads and Airports Department is to operate, maintain, and enhance the County's expressways, unincorporated roads, and three general aviation airports in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner to meet the needs of teh traveling public.
The mission of the County of Santa Clara is to plan for the needs of a dynamic community, provide quality services, and promote a healthy, safe and prosperous community for all.
Demonstrate ethical conduct reflecting honesty and integrity. Commit to efficient, effective, quality service. Value the community. Uphold our fiscal responsibility. Exhibit mutual respece. Encourage innovation and flexibility.