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Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drone) Use over Joint Base San Antonio

All Unmanned Aircraft System (drone) activities within the United States must follow appropriate FAA regulations and guidelines. Drone activity outside FAA rules and guidelines is considered an unauthorized activity. Please consult the FAA website for guidance on proper use.

Joint Base San Antonio will support civilian law enforcement investigations into unauthorized drone operations in its airspace.

There is no recreational drone use permitted on any JBSA installation at this time.

For all official or commercial uses, please call (210) 652-SUAS (7827).

JBSA and FAA Links

B4UFly Mobile App

FAA Safety Guidelines

  • Fly at or below 400 feet
  • Be aware of airspace requirements and restrictions
  • Stay away from surrounding obstacles
  • Keep your drone within sight
  • Never fly near other aircraft, especially near airports
  • Never fly over groups of people
  • Never fly over stadiums or sporting events
  • Never fly near emergency response efforts, such as fires
  • Never fly under the influence of drugs or alcohol

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