150m max height
Don't fly over crowds
Don't fly near airports
don't fly at night
All Drone Laws in Indonesia for 2020 (Ultimate Guide)
This is a guide for drone laws in Indonesia for 2020 (updated every year) where you'll get a clue about what you can or shouldn't do while flying and travelling through this country.
Can I fly my drone in Indonesia?
When we mention Indonesia, we are also referring to Bali, which happens to be part of the group of islands. As long as you avoid any sacred places such as mosques or temples, there shouldn’t be any trouble as you go about your business. Sometimes it’s better to play it safe than sorry. Take time to read through this article, you might find out a thing or two.
You can reach out the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (part of the Ministry of Transport):
Reach out to their hotline at:
Phone: (+62) 8 111004222
N/B The phone number is open 24/7
Can I bring my drone to Indonesia?
Absolutely. I did not find anywhere in the current laws that prohibit or restrict coming into the country with a drone.
What are the rules for flying a drone in Indonesia?
In the case of recreational or hobby drones, here are the requirements.
Horizontal distance and FPV
Drone flight is limited to the pilot’s direct line of sight.
Proximity to airports
Flights not allowed anywhere near controlled airspaces
No flying over large crowds
Your drone flights should not disrupt other people or expose others to risk
Maximum altitude of flight
Indonesia regulates the flying height to 150 meters (500 ft)
Your drone should not weight over 7 Kg
Insurance is advisable but not obligatory.
No Night flying
Limits operations to daytime hours.
Specific camera regulation
If your drone has a camera, stay 500 meters away from the territorial borders.
One must be 18 years old to fly a drone
Where can I fly my drone in Indonesia?
The Indonesian government has earmarked several fly zones where one can or cannot fly their drones. They are:
- Government aviation designated areas
- 15 Km from an airport or runway – higher than 150 m altitude
- Controlled airspaces
To fly a drone weighing between 2 and 25 Kg, you must be 20 years of age.
Rules on flying a commercial drone in Indonesia
All the rules that apply to the recreational drones apply here, as well as:
- Drone activities must be covered by insurance
- Need authorization from DGCA
What are my top drones to fly safely in Finland?
My following two recommendations are 2 great compact drones that are quite silent and also small enough to travel with and not stand out as annoying.
1.Dji Mavic Mini - The best international travel drone (under 250g)
No follow me
2.Dji Mavic Air 2 - My favorite drone overall
Follow + obstacle avoidance
DJI lowered it's price since it was first released.