Drone regulations in Luxembourg
Last update on 25.04.2021 | 4 Kommentare
This article explains the legal situation for the use of drones in Luxembourg.
The EU Drone Regulation has been in force in Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg, you can do so by following this link.
Overview of the European rules that apply in Luxembourg
In Luxembourg, 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 Luxembourg
Each country can define certain aspects of its drone regulations. For Luxembourg, the following requirements apply in addition to the European regulations.
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More rules for drone pilots in Luxembourg
If you want to get a drone licence in Luxembourg, you can register here.
Safety distances and flight bans
A distance of two kilometers must be kept around helicopter landing sites and airfields. To the Luxembourg International Airport, you have to keep a distance of 5 kilometers.
It is not allowed to fly over persons, highways, railways, and animals with a drone.
Drones in Luxembourg must have an integrated landing function (failsafe) in case of a technical defect or disconnection. An expanse (“working area box”) must be defined for each flight in which you will fly. The Working Area Box may not be accessible to the public. Geofencing must also ensure that your drone cannot leave the working area box.
We have researched the listed drone regulations for Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg!