In the interests of public safety and security the UK Government has announced areas of restricted airspace for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Airspace users will not be allowed within these areas without the permission of West Midlands Police.

The main restrictions will be from 28 July to 9 August.

Drone restrictions start on the 22 July and run to 9 August.

More information about the restrictions, flight planning, entry requests and specific procedures for Birmingham Airport and Coventry aerodrome is available on the Airspace & Safety Initiative website: airspacesafety.com/birmingham-2022/

This short video from West Midlands Police covers restrictions in place for drone users.

By Press