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Unmanned Aircraft Operations Near Airports

Unmanned Aircraft Operations Near Airports

For Civil Use Under Part 107

Remote UAS Pilots must:

Obtain air traffic control permission before flight in controlled airspace (Class B,C,D, or portion of E designated for an airport).

For Civil Use Under Part 107

Remote UAS Pilots must:

Obtain air traffic control permission before flight in controlled airspace (Class B,C,D, or portion of E designated for an airport).

For Current Commercial Operators Under the Section 333 “Blanket COA”

Operators must remain:

5 nautical miles (NM) from an airport having an operational control tower; or

3 NM from an airport with a published instrument flight procedure, but not an operation tower; or

2 NM from an airport without a published instrument flight procedure or an operational tower; or

2 NM from a heliport with a published instrument flight procedure.

For Current Commercial Operators Under the Section 333 “Blanket COA”

Operators must remain:

5 nautical miles (NM) from an airport having an operational control tower; or

3 NM from an airport with a published instrument flight procedure, but not an operation tower; or

2 NM from an airport without a published instrument flight procedure or an operational tower; or

2 NM from a heliport with a published instrument flight procedure.

For Model Aircraft Use Under Part 101

Within 5 miles of an airport, the operator of the aircraft provides the airport operator and the air traffic control tower with prior notice of the operation.

For Model Aircraft Use Under Part 101

Within 5 miles of an airport, the operator of the aircraft provides the airport operator and the air traffic control tower with prior notice of the operation.

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