You are welcome with your UAV in Benin. We asked four times at the ACAA for the UAV rules.

We get four diverend answers, below you will find the most unfavorable rules from the four emails we received.


Maximum take-off weight: Not known

Maximum hight: 100 meters / 318 ft

Maximum horizontal distance:  UAV must be visable for the pilot 

Insurance: Not known, but recommended

Distance Airports / Heliports: 10 km / 6.37 mi.

Night flights:  Prohibited

Prohibited: not above graveyards, goldmines (?), people, animals, If a plane approaches, you must give it priority


Useful link: Benin’s National Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC)

Contact information: / +229 30 1099