Establishment of Temporary Restricted Areas During 2022 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix

21 September 2022

          The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) will be establishing Temporary Restricted Areas (TRAs) over parts of Singapore to ensure the safety of the public and to facilitate helicopter flights that will be flying at low levels as part of the aerial filming for the 2022 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix.

2        The establishment of the TRAs under the Air Navigation Order (ANO) will be in effect on the dates and times stated below.

Date

Time

29 September 2022 
(Thursday)

1430hrs to 2230hrs

30 September 2022
(Friday)

1530hrs to 2300hrs

1 to 2 October 2022
(Saturday to Sunday)

1500hrs to 0000hrs

2 to 3 October 2022
(Sunday to Monday)

1500hrs to 0030hrs

3        The TRAs (as shown in Annex A) will extend from ground level to 4,000 feet above mean sea level.

4        During the stated dates and times, 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 TRAs, is strictly prohibited, unless the required permits have been obtained from the CAAS.

5        The conduct of aerial and unmanned aircraft activities within the TRAs without the required permits from the CAAS is an offence under the 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.

6        In addition to the TRAs, 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.

7        Information on the Temporary Restricted Areas to be established during the 2022 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix is available on www.singaporegp.sg and www.caas.gov.sg.


Annex A

Map of Temporary Restricted Area During
2022 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix

Map of Temporary Restricted Area During 2022 F1 SIA Grand Prix

The Temporary Restricted Area covers the area that a low-flying helicopter will be operating in as well as safety buffers around it.


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 media queries relating to the establishment of the Temporary Restricted Areas, please contact caas_corporate_communications@caas.gov.sg

Last Updated on 28 September 2022