Flying your drone safely

Find important information for recreational drone users in Canada. Red Deer Regional Airport is committed to the safety and security of our facilities and community, which includes providing resources on our national regulations, reporting, and approval processes for flying drones near YQF. If you own or fly a drone, please ensure you know the following rules and regulations ahead of your next flight.

Transport Canada Drone Regulations

For more information on Transport Canada’s drone regulations, please visit their Flying your Drone Safely and Legally webpage.

Report a Drone

To report a drone that you believe is not following national regulations, please contact Transport Canada.

YQF Approvals

If you have a requirement to fly your drone within the 9 KM radius controlled airspace around the Airport, you will require proper approvals from both Transport Canada and the local NAV CANADA Flight Service Station prior to doing so.

Contact Information

For assistance or more information about the approval process, please contact us.