We all agree that the pyramids of Giza would make for extraordinary drone footage and shots. But before you go around flying your drone in Egypt, take note of the current regulations regarding drones.
Which brings us to the topic of this article. Drone use in Egypt and the rules and laws regulating it.
Can I fly my drone in Egypt?
That’s a tough question to tackle given the current situation in Egypt regarding drones. Technically you can fly your drone in Egypt, but only after having explicit permission from the authorities which is hard to get.
When we say authorities we’re more specifically talking about the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority.
If you’d like to contact the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority directly before you travel with any questions you might have, e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Where can I fly my drone in Egypt?
Good question because not all places in Egypt are okay for you to fly over. Egypt has special zones where flying drones are prohibited. As a rule of thumb, avoid flying over crowds, critical infrastructure areas and military bases as well as airports. That is, IF you have permission from authorities to fly.
When it comes to National Parks in which case you must seek clarification from the authority concerned.
Take care not to fly over private land and buildings unless you have express authorization from the owner.