FAA designates Los Angeles Area a ‘No Drone Zone’ For Super Bowl LVI

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

WASHINGTON – SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LVI. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will prohibit drones within a 30-nautical-mile radius of the stadium up to 18,000 feet in altitude. The Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) goes into effect from 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PST on Feb. 13, 2022. 

Drones are also prohibited for one nautical mile and up to 3,000 feet in altitude around SoFi Stadium on Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. until the TFR for the game takes effect. Further details are available in this Super Bowl LVI Flight Advisory.

Drone operators who enter the TFRs without permission could face drone confiscation, civil penalties that exceed $30,000 and potential criminal prosecution. 

Detailed information for general aviation and drone pilots is available on the FAA's Super Bowl LVI web page.