2011 ORS § 838.035¹
(1) An airport district has full power to carry out the objectives of its formation and to that end may have and use a seal, have perpetual succession, sue and be sued in its own name, and enter into contracts.
(2) Except as this chapter provides to the contrary, the powers of the district shall be vested in the district board of the district.
(3) An airport district formed under this chapter shall be considered a district for all purposes in ORS chapter 198. [Formerly 494.050 [bad link]; 2003 c.802 §158]