Unmanned Aircraft Systems – UAS (ie: Drones, UAVs, model aircraft) activity is restricted in and around SBD International Airport. The attached map indicates a drone no-fly zone at certain areas around the Airport. Before flying any UAS within 5 miles of SBD International Airport, operators must contact the air traffic control tower for proper coordination (phone number is listed on the attached map).
The Federal Aviation Administration has provided policy guidance for UAS operators – please click on the following links for more information:
- FAA UAS (Drone) Website
- Know Before You Fly
- B4UFLY Smartphone App
- ACRP Report 144 – Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) at Airports
- AMA Website
- Recreation Users Do’s and Don’ts