Establishment of Temporary Restricted Areas for NDP-Related Aerial Activities

Editor’s Note: This news release has been updated as of 14 Jul 2022 to reflect an addition of two new time windows on selected dates for the establishment of temporary Restricted Area for NDP-related activities. The additions are indicated in blue.

         The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) will be establishing Temporary Restricted Areas (TRAs) over parts of Singapore on selected days in June, July, and August 2022, under the Air Navigation Order (ANO). The establishment of the TRAs is to ensure the safety of the public and the aircraft that will be flying at low levels as part of the aerial activities for National Day Parade 2022 (NDP 2022).

2        Three TRAs (as shown in Annex A) will be established. These will encompass The Float @ Marina Bay and different parts of Singapore, including heartland locations, and will extend from ground level to 2,500 feet above mean sea level.

3        The TRAs will be in effect on the dates and times stated below.

Jun 2022

TRA

Time

11 Jun (Sat)

See Figure 2 of Annex A

5:00pm – 7:00pm

18 Jun (Sat)

See Figure 2 of Annex A

3:00pm – 8:30pm

25 Jun (Sat)

See Figure 2 of Annex A

5:00pm – 9:30pm

Jul 2022

TRA

Time

2 Jul (Sat)

See Figure 1 of Annex A


5:00pm – 9:30pm

9 Jul (Sat)

See Figure 1 of Annex A

14 Jul (Thu)

See Figure 3 of Annex A

8:00am – 10:00am

16 Jul (Sat)

See Figure 2 of Annex A

5:00pm – 9:30pm

21 Jul (Thu)

See Figure 3 of Annex A

8:00am – 10:00am

23 Jul (Sat)

See Figure 1 of Annex A

5:00pm – 9:30pm

28 Jul (Thu)

See Figure 3 of Annex A

8:00am – 10:00am

30 Jul (Sat)

See Figure 2 of Annex A

5:00pm – 9:30pm

Aug 2022

TRA

Time

4 Aug (Thu)

See Figure 3 of Annex A


8:00am – 10:00am

 6 Aug (Sat)
See Figure 2 of Annex A
3:00pm - 10:00pm 


7 Aug (Sun)

See Figure 3 of Annex A

8:00am – 10:00am 
 See Figure 2 of Annex A
3:00pm - 10:00pm  
 9 Aug (Tue)

See Figure 2 of Annex A

5:00pm – 9:30pm

Note: New time windows for TRAs are added for the following dates - 6 Aug (Sat) and 7 Aug (Sun)

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 TRA 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 offence. 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 offence.

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 activities is prohibited or requires a permit.

7        The public is also advised not to be alarmed with the expected increase in flying activities and noise levels over parts of Singapore during these dates and times.

8        Information on NDP 2022 is available at www.ndp.gov.sg.


For media queries relating to the aerial activities for NDP 2022, please contact:

Ms Alicia Lim
Media Relations Officer
NDP 2022 Media Relations Committee
Email: Alicia_Lim_Kay_Yin@mindef.gov.sg

For media queries relating to the establishment of the temporary Restricted Areas under the Air Navigation Order and Air Navigation (101 – Unmanned Aircraft Operations) Regulations 2019, please contact:

Mr Luo Junyang
Deputy Manager (Corporate Communications)
Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
Email: Luo_junyang@caas.gov.sg



Annex A

 

Map of Temporary Restricted Areas

Three Temporary Restricted Areas will be established. These will encompass the Float @ Marina Bay and different parts of Singapore, including heartland locations, and will extend from ground level to 2,500 feet above mean sea level. (See Figure 1, 2 and 3)

Figure 1: Temporary Restricted Area 1
TRA1

Figure 2: Temporary Restricted Area 2
TRA2

Figure 3: Temporary Restricted Area 3
TRA3

Last Updated on 23 November 2022