Security Sensitive Airspace Restrictions

Drones are prohibited from flying over designated national security sensitive facilities. Operations are prohibited from the ground up to 400 feet above ground level, and apply to all types and purposes of UAS flight operations. Examples of these locations are:

  • Military bases designated as Department of Defense facilities
  • National landmarks – Statue of Liberty, Hoover Dam, Mt. Rushmore
  • Certain critical infrastructure, such as nuclear power plants

View a map of restricted security sensitive airspace.

Last updated: Thursday, November 15, 2018