Drone Laws in Libya

Agencies Responsible for regulating drones in the State of Libya

Drone Regulator in Libya: Libya Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Updated February 18, 2023

UAS Laws – General rules for flying drones in Libya

The Libyan agency responsible for drone safety, CAA, has provided several internet-accessible details on flying for fun or work. The highlights are enumerated below. For more details go to the link above.

Are drones allowed in Libya?

According to the CAA, Drone operations are prohibited in Libya without permission from the CAA. Read on for more details.

Here are the most important rules to know for flying a drone in Libya:

Drones are specifically prohibited, as a notice on the CAA website informs:

State of Libya Government of National Accord Ministry of Transport Civil Aviation AuthorityIt is Prohibited to operate Unmanned Aircraft in the Libyan territorial air space without prior Permission/Licence issued by Libya Civil Aviation Authority. As this act poses a serious threat to the safety and air navigation in the State.

Contact the Libyan CAA for specific details on getting approvals to fly a drone.

Notes for recreational drone pilots flying for fun in Libya

See the general rules above.

Notes for operating Commercial Drone Services in Libya

See the general rules above.

Useful published information on flying drones in Libya

Here is a sample of what you might expect if you follow the drone laws and fly in Libya…

NOTE: Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (SUAS), Small UAS, Remote Piloted Aerial Systems (RPAS), unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), and drone are interchangeable terms unless specified. Model Aircraft, toy, remote-controlled, and RC aircraft may be covered by the same regulations unless specified.

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