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DC FLIGHT RESTRICTION ZONE OPERATIONS
If you're not sure whether the service location falls within the D.C. FRZ,
click this link to find out. If it does fall within the zone, fill out the form below to get a waiver submitted.
Same airspace restrictions that go for manned aircraft also apply to unmanned aircraft (drones). The DC flight restriction zone encompasses key areas in and around Washington, D.C., including significant landmarks and government buildings. This zone is established to ensure the safety and security of these important locations by restricting unauthorized drone flights. In order to fly drones for photography and video within this airspace, a waiver must be submitted to & approved by the FAA, a process that generally takes about 2-4 weeks to obtain approval.
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