Drone use is growing at a rapid rate in the UK and our skies are some of the busiest anywhere in the world.

Flying drones safely and legally

There are legal requirements in place if you wish to own or fly a drone or unmanned aircraft anywhere outdoors in the UK, for both recreational flights and commercial operations.  In addition to making yourself aware of airport no-fly zones (and how to seek permission to enter these), please ensure you are fully compliant with all legal requirements. 

For more information please see https://www.caa.co.uk/Consumers/Unmanned-aircraft-and-drones/ or https://dronesafe.uk/

Get permission

Anyone wishing to fly a drone near Inverness Airport must contact the airport in advance and should not proceed with the drone flight until permission has been agreed. To contact us about this, please email: invatc@hial.co.uk

Reporting safety concerns about drones

If you have any concerns about drones being used in vicinity of Inverness Airport area, either from a safety or privacy perspective, contact your local police on 101.

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