Drones & UAVs
All drone and UAV flights require prior approval from Ardmore Airport.
Our drones policy
Permission is required to fly a drone within 4km of Ardmore Airport Boundary.
Applications must be made at least 48hrs prior to drone operation, to allow time for risk assessment and NOTAM warnings.
NOTE: Non-airways airports, such as Ardmore, are not notified when you file a Flight Plan on Airways AirShare website. You must notify us directly at 027 418 8083.
Drone operator requirements
All drone operators must:
- Have a Remotely Piloted Aircraft pilot certificate issued by a CAA-approved organisation
- OR hold an aviation Pilot Licence issued under rule part 61
- OR be operating under a current CAA Part 101 or 102 certificate.
Ardmore’s procedures and policies are here to ensure a smooth and safe flight.