Drone regulations in Malta
Last update on 13.05.2022 | 10 Kommentare
In this article, you will learn everything you need to know if you want to use your drone in Malta.
The EU Drone Regulation has been in force in Malta 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 Malta, you can do so via this link (costs 25 euros per year or ten euros for two months).
Overview of the European rules that apply in Malta
In Malta, 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 Malta
Each country can define certain aspects of its drone regulations. For Malta, the following requirements apply in addition to the European regulations.
Further regulations for drone pilots in Malta
If you would like to acquire a drone license in Malta, you can find out more about the modalities on this page.
Malta has a safety distance of one kilometer from airports.
A minimum distance of 120 meters applies to many other objects. These include police properties, military and industrial facilities, power plants, hospitals, embassies and consulates, ports, buildings of international organizations and gatherings of people (from 12 people).
Flying a drone is prohibited in Maltese nature reserves.We have researched the listed drone regulations for Malta 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 Malta!