United States of America


You are welcome with your UAV in the USA.


Maximum take-off weight: 250 gram, above this, register at the FAA

Maximum hight: 120 meters / 393 ft

Maximum horizontal distance:  Keep visual contact with your UAV

Minimum Age: 

Register: register at FAADroneZone website.

Insurance: Not known

Distance Airports / Heliports: 5 km / 3,18 mi.

Night flights:  Prohibited

Prohibited: All National Parks, (Grand Canyon, Yosimite, etc.), There is a No Fly Zone in  Washington, New York,

                    Los Angeles, Hollywood, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Hollywood, Golden gate Bridge, all dams,

                    amusement parks, Cape Canaveral and Area 51. 


New Drone law: since february 2019:

You are obligated (also as a foreign toerist) to register your UAV, if you wanna fly in the USA. 

The FAA registrationnumber must be fastened on the UAV with a Fireproof Tag or a plastic sticker

You can order a Fireproof Tag here.


Useful links: 


- Airmap USA and worldwide.

- FAA Registration, click here 

Order a Fireproof Tag here.

Contact information: UAShelp@faa.gov / +1 866 835-5322