Establishment of Temporary Restricted Area During 2015 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix
27 Aug 2015
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) will establish a temporary Restricted Area under the Air Navigation Order (ANO) as shown in the map at Annex A from ground level to 4,000 feet above mean sea level during the following dates and timings:
- 17 September 2015, from 1430 hrs to 2359 hrs;
- 18 September 2015, from 1730 hrs to 2330 hrs;
- From 19 September 2015, 1730 hrs to 20 September 2015, 0100 hrs; and
- 20 September 2015, from 1930 hrs to 2230 hrs
This is for low level helicopter flights conducting aerial filming of the 2015 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix.
The unauthorised conduct of aerial activities (such as flying of unmanned aircraft, kite-flying and hoisting of captive balloons) within and into the temporary Restricted Area is not allowed during the stated dates and timings. Any unauthorised aerial activity within the vicinity of the low-flying helicopter may interfere with its operations, posing a danger to the helicopter as well as people and property on the ground. The establishment of the temporary Restricted Area is to ensure the safety of the helicopter and the public.
The unauthorised conduct of aerial activities within and into a temporary Restricted Area is an offence under the ANO. If convicted, a person in the first instance can be fined up to S$20,000 and in subsequent instances up to S$40,000 and/or imprisoned for up to 15 months.
Information on the temporary Restricted Area to be established during the 2015 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix is also available on www.caas.gov.sg.
Annex A : Temporary Restricted Area During 2015 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix (17 - 20 September 2015)
About the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
The mission of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) is to grow a safe, vibrant air hub and civil aviation system, making a key contribution to Singapore's success. CAAS' roles are to oversee and promote safety in the aviation industry, develop the air hub and aviation industry, provide air navigation services, provide aviation training for human resource development, and contribute to the development of international civil aviation. For more information, visit www.caas.gov.sg.
For more information, please contact:
Ms Satwinder Kaur
Senior Assistant Director (Corporate Communications)
Tel: (65) 6541 2912
Mobile: (65) 9621 1087