Establishment of Temporary Restricted Area off the Northern Shore of Woodlands

9 January 2024

               A Temporary Restricted Area (TRA) over an area, off the northern shore of Woodlands will be established. The TRA will be in effect on 11 January 2024, from 0700hrs to 1200hrs. The TRA (as shown in Annex A) will extend from ground level to 2,500 feet above mean sea level.

2             During the stated date and time, the conduct of all aerial activities, including kite-flying, hoisting of captive balloons and flying of unmanned aircraft such as drones into and within the TRA, is strictly prohibited, unless the required permits have been obtained from CAAS.

3             The conduct of aerial and unmanned aircraft activities within the TRA without the required permits from CAAS is an offence under the Air Navigation Order (ANO) and the Air Navigation (101 – Unmanned Aircraft Operations) Regulations 2019 (ANR-101) respectively. The penalty upon conviction for the offence under the ANO is a fine of up to S$20,000 for the first offence, and a fine of up to S$40,000 or imprisonment of up to 15 months, or both, for the second and subsequent offences. The penalty upon conviction for the offence under the ANR-101 is a fine of up to $50,000 or imprisonment of up to 2 years, or both, for the first offence, and a fine of up to $100,000 or imprisonment of up to 5 years, or both, for the second and subsequent offences.

4             In addition to the TRA, existing restrictions on the conduct of aerial and unmanned aircraft activities within 5km of aerodromes, Danger Areas, Prohibited Areas, Restricted Areas and Protected Areas remain in force. Members of the public are reminded to check the OneMap.sg website or the OneMap app for information on areas where the conduct of aerial and unmanned aircraft activities is prohibited or requires a permit.

5             Information on the TRA to be established is available on www.caas.gov.sg.


Annex A

Map of Temporary Restricted Area off the Northern Shore of Woodlands
11 January 2024, 0700 to 1200

Establishment of Temporary Restricted Area off the Northern Shore of Woodlands



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Last Updated on 22 February 2024