Drone Laws in St. Lucia
Learn in this article what laws apply to drone pilots in St. Lucia.
In order to fly legally, drone pilots need the approval of the Civil Aviation Department at the Ministry of Economic Development, Urban Renewal, Housing, Transport and Civil Aviation. They also have to follow several other rules, which we have summarized here.
Overview: Drone rules in St. Lucia
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Manager of Air Traffic Services: [email protected]
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Safety distances and flight bans
Drones may only be operated within visual line of sight and at least 5 kilometers (2.5 miles) away from airports and heliports.
Around buildings, vehicles, and boats your drone has to keep a distance of 100 meters.
A drone may not be operated near busy roads and at bridges, if it could interfere with traffic. Also, flying over crowds, at events, in forests and around prisons is prohibited.
Drone flights may only be carried out in daylight and in good weather conditions.
A mandatory insurance does not exist to my knowledge. Nevertheless, you should have drone insurance.
We have researched the listed drone regulations for St. Lucia to the best of our knowledge. We cannot guarantee the correctness of the information. If you want to be on the safe side, 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 St. Lucia!