SIA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Checklist 

  • :
  • Geographical Location

  • :
  • :
  • Contact Information

NOTICE: FLYING A DRONE NEAR AN AIRPORT MAY BE ILLEGAL AND POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS


Hobbyists who want to operate drones within 5 miles of the Southern Illinois Airport must contact and receive permission from the Airport Authority and the Airport Traffic Control Tower before they fly. Call the Airport Authority at 618-529-1721 and the ATCT at 618-529-1311

APPLIES ANYWHERE


• All drones weighing more than 8.8 ounces must register the drone with the FAA
• Flights must not exceed 400 feet
• The drone operator must retain visual line of sight on the drone
• Don’t fly near stadiums or groups of people
• Don’t fly a drone near emergency response efforts
• Operate drones only during daylight hours

Helpful links:
www.faa.gov/uas/registration • www.faa.gov/uas/tfr

Legal Disclaimer: The Southern Illinois Airport Authority (SIAA) has made every effort to ensure that the information provided in this web site is as useful, accurate and timely as possible, but no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, is made by the SIAA or any other party. This web site may contain links to other web sites which are not under the control or maintained by the SIAA. The SIAA is not responsible for the content of those sites and they are provided only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not constitute endorsement, express or implied, by the SIAA of those sites. Further, information on this web site may not be accurate or current and is not to be used for navigation, weather, safety, flight planning, use in flight or other related matters. The SIAA reserves the right to make available or remove content and services from links and the Airport content as deemed necessary by its employees. The SIAA, its Commissioners and employees do not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, reliability, completeness or usefulness of any information contained in this web site, including its links. The SIAA, its Commissioners and employees will not be liable for damages of any kind arising from the use of this web site, regardless of the cause.

PH: 618.529.1721
FX: 618.529.5963

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1086
Carbondale, IL 62903

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1086
Carbondale, IL 62903

PH: 618.529.1721

Physical Address:
556 North Airport Rd.
Murphysboro, IL 62966

556 North Airport Rd.
Murphysboro, IL 62966

  Southern Illinois Airport | Illinois Aviation Services | Airport Authority | Southern Illinois Airport Authority