🖐 In this blog post we’ll share all drone laws links & known rules around recreational & commercial drone use in Guam (Hagåtña). Give a 👍 at the end of this post if you enjoyed it & feel free to ask any questions or share your experience in the Guam Drone Discussion Group. Keep in mind that the content below is updated to the best of our knowledge & does not replace official sources & your research.
Recreational vs Commercial drone use in Guam
✅ Guam is a US territory and follows the same drone's regulations of the United States of America which you can find here.
Can I travel to Guam with my drone?
✅ Currently, there doesn't seem to be any restrictions on bringing drones within Guam as long as your import is considered as legitimate (generally one drone per person).
🚨 Be aware of the airline you purchase to travel as some main ones will only accept your drone on-board if its batteries are detached & placed in a firecase during travel time. Most airlines will have a battery voltage limit based on the recommendation of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). You can find more info about a specific airline here.
💡 Smart! Get your drone batteries' firecase today and make sure you're complying with aviation safety rules.
Where can I fly my drone in Guam?
✅ We did not find an official fly zone map for drones in Guam "If you have more information about this, please let us know in the Guam Drone Discussion Group". Thankfully, app.airmap.io has listed all flight zones in a convenient way based on your flight intentions organised with a colour scheme.
Guam drone fly map
🛬 Fly at least 8.1 km away from the islands' two airports (Civil: Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport / Military: Andersen Air Force Base).
🚨 The North tip of Guam is a military practise zone with severe control and is a no fly zone for any drones. Be mindful when flying north of Hagåtña in general.
🦅 National parks & reserves require permission & you will need to check directly with the local park or reserve authorities.
💡 Smart! Pack some spare drone batteries, you never know how close is the next power plug overseas. Also make sure you have a travel adaptor for Guam.
What do I risk for flying a drone illegally in Guam?
The amount & scope of the fine will depend on the nature & severity of your infraction. The judges will also evaluate if you intentionally committed the infraction and/or if you had any commercial purposes to do such.
Once you got everything in order, you can start flying above Guam's awesome landscapes & create videos like this one:
Disclaimer: Although great care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information researched, we take no responsibility for any loss, harm or damage caused as a direct or indirect consequence of relying on this information. It is your responsibility to seek advice from qualified local & relevant authorities for needed information about local drone rules and regulations.
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Guam drone fly map (Airmap)