Drone regulations in Finland
Last update on 01.05.2021 | 6 Kommentare
In this post, you will learn about the Finnish rules for the operation of drones.
The EU Drone Regulation has been in force in Finland since December 31, 2020. This has largely harmonized the rules for remote pilots. You only have to register as an operator in one European country and your EU drone license is also recognized across countries.
If you want to register in Finland, you can do so via this link.
Overview of the European rules that apply in Finland
In Finland, the regulations of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) apply. The following is a summary of the key facts. For a complete overview, read our article on the new EU drone regulation.
National peculiarities in Finland
Each country can define certain aspects of its drone regulations. For Finland, the following requirements apply in addition to the European regulations.
Further rules for drone pilots in Finland
If you want to take off within a radius of 5 kilometers distance to an airport, you need a clearance from air traffic control. Outside the perimeter, a maximum flight altitude of 50 meters applies within a control zone. You can find several maps with information on prohibited zones in this list.
We have researched the listed drone regulations for Finland to the best of our knowledge. We can not guarantee the correctness of the information. If you want to be on the safe side, please contact the competent aviation authority. Alternatively, you can also ask the embassy in your country for further information about the regulations. Please leave us a comment when you receive news and/or gain experience with your copter in Finland!