Christchurch City Council is taking part in a new digital airspace approval trial for drone flights.
Drone operators can use AirMap’s free iOS and Android apps to request airspace approvals required by the Civil Aviation Authority at Christchurch airport, and on public lands in the Christchurch district, including parks and reserves.
All other drone requests, e.g. over roads, buildings or sensitive areas, will still need manual approval using the Permission Request Form on the Council's website.
Before you begin: