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Policy Introduction

Icelandic authorities allow tourists to fly drones under Icelandic Transport Authority (ICETRA) regulations. Iceland has issued a series of regulations for drone flight operations. Some highlights of these regulations are as follows

Do not fly at altitudes higher than 120 m

Operators must keep aircraft within their line of sight while flying

Do not fly over crowds of people

Check all flight regulations & restrictions for the flight area before flying

Keep drones 150 m away from public buildings

Keep drones away from other air, ship, or vehicle traffic

Please Note

  • Check GEO zones before every flight.
  • Do not interfere with air traffic.
  • Stay 2 km away from international airports, and 1.5 km from other airports.
  • Stay 50 m away from buildings and residences in urban areas, and 150m away in rural areas.
  • Do not fly drones weighing more than 7 kg in urban areas, or more than 25 kg in rural areas.
  • Drones weighing 20 kg or more must be insured.
*The content above is just for reference and is subject to change.

Battery Transportation

Please read through your airline's battery transportation regulations when traveling with LiPo batteries.We've listed IATA safety and security regulations for battery transportation here for your reference, and most airlines’ regulations are similar to these.

Learn about regulations for your specific product

Small Batteries

Battery Energy<100 Wh
Carry-on BaggageEach passenger can carry no more than 20 detached batteries on board. Attached batteries can be carried on board.
Checked-in BaggageDetached batteries cannot be checked in. Equipment with small attached batteries can be checked in.
Common EquipmentMavic Series, Phantom Series, Spark, Osmo Series, product accessories.
 apply to this battery regulation

Medium Batteries

Battery Energy100-160 Wh
Carry-on BaggageEach passenger can carry no more than 2 detached batteries on board. Attached batteries can be carried on board.
Checked-in BaggageDetached batteries cannot be checked in. Equipment with medium attached batteries can be checked in.
Common EquipmentCertain Inspire and Matrice aircraft.
 apply to this battery regulation

Large Batteries

Battery Energy>160 Wh
Carry-on BaggageCannot be carried on board.
Checked-in BaggageCannot be checked in.
Common EquipmentMG Series, Certain Matrice aircraft.
 apply to this battery regulation

*The rules above are just for your reference and subject to change. For specific and detailed regulations, visit your airline's website.

Selected Aerial Images

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒA. Aleksandravičius

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒA. Aleksandravičius

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒA. Aleksandravičius

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒA. Aleksandravičius

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒA. Aleksandravičius

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒA. Aleksandravičius

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒA. Aleksandravičius

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒA. Aleksandravičius

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒA. Aleksandravičius

Credit: SkyPixel ,Photographer ⓒA. Aleksandravičius