Under Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) rules, drones / RPAS are restricted from flying within 4km of any aerodrome, aerodrome control zones, Low Flying Zones, Military Operating Areas and restricted areas.
It is important that operators familiarise themselves with these areas in Whangārei.
For details of these locations in Whangārei please refer to the maps on the Airshare website.
Airshare maps (pilot.airshare-utm.io)
CAA rules and Airshare portal
It is important that RPAS / Drone operators familiarise themselves with the CAA rules and requirements.
A full copy of the Civil Aviation Authority rules can be accessed on their website.
Civil Aviation Authority (caa.govt.nz)
The information portal 'Airshare' is also a useful resource for RPAS operators. Please consider registering with the Airshare website.
This information helps CAA keep track of regular and non-regular UAV operators in each area.
Airshare portal (airshare.co.nz)