FAA modifying restrictions on drone operations over DoD facilities
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is modifying the restrictions on drone operations over Department of Defense (DoD) facilities.
In a statement posted on its website on Friday (18 May), the FAA said: “In response to recent requests by federal agencies, the FAA is establishing new or modifying existing restrictions on drone flights up to 400 feet within the lateral boundaries of the following four sites:
- Naval Support Activity Monterey, Monterey, CA (new)
- Naval Air Station Kingsville, Kingsville, TX (new)
- Naval Support Activity Orlando, Orlando, FL (new)
- Naval Support Activity South Potomac, Indian Head, MD (boundary change)
“These changes, which have been highlighted by FAA NOTAM FDC 8/9176, are pending until they become effective on June 1.”