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UAS Information

The Oregon Department of Aviation encourages you to operate your UAS in a safe and lawful manner. The information provided is intended to address general guidelines based on Federal Aviation Regulations. Operators should be familiar with all applicable requirements including all applicable federal, state, and local regulations. We recommend contacting the appropriate authorities to ensure compliance.

The ODA owns and operates 28 Airports throughout the State of Oregon within both class D and G airspace. The ODA does not permit recreational UAS operations on state airport property. Requests to operate from state property, commercially or as part of a public agency, will require authorization by the ODA. All requests are subject to ODA approval.

The Oregon Department of Aviation appreciates the time you have taken to ensure safe and compliant flight. For more information please email us at

The guidance contained herein is based on the most current information available from the FAA. This is not intended to be used as legal advice. Operators are encouraged to ensure an understanding and compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local, regulatory requirements prior to operating a UAS.

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