Drone Laws in Major Cities

Major Cities and a summary of their drone regulatory status – Regulations for recreational and commercial drone operators with links to regulators can be found by following the link to the state page.

  • Dubai Flag - Dubai Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Dubai

    According to DCAA, drone use is allowed in Dubai, subject to DCAA and GCAA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Hong Kong Flag - Hong Kong Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Hong Kong

    According to HKCAD, drone use is allowed in Hong Kong, subject to HKCAD regulations. Read on for more details.

  • New York City Flag - New York City Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in NYC

    Drones are not allowed in NY City for recreational and commercial use, subject to FAA regulations and flight controls put in place by local governments. Read on for details.


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