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Controlled Airspace Real Time Authorizations Start to Go Live for Drone Pilots

Controlled Airspace Real Time Authorizations Start to Go Live for Drone Pilots

The FAA launched its much-anticipated Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) system. The program, currently in beta, includes 300 air traffic facilities covering approximately 500 airports.

May 24th: Western North
June 21st: Western South
July 19th: Eastern South
August 16th: Eastern North
September 13th: Central North

The first wave of airports online are:

April 30: South Central USA – LIVE!
AAO Colonel James
ABI Abilene Rgnl
ABQ Albuquerque Intl Sunport
ACT Waco Rgnl
ADS Addison
AFW Fort Worth Alliance
AMA Rick Husband Amarillo Intl
AUS Austin-Bergstrom Intl
BPT Jack Brooks Rgnl
BTR Baton Rouge Metro, Ryan Fld
BVO Bartlesville Muni
CDS Childress Muni
CNM Cavern City Air Trml
CNU Chanute Martin Johnson
CPS St Louis Downtown
CRP Corpus Christi Intl
DAL Dallas Love Fld
DDC Dodge City Rgnl
DFW Dallas-Fort Worth Intl
DHT Dalhart Muni
DMN Deming Muni
DUG Bisbee Douglas Intl
DVT Phoenix Deer Valley
DWH David Wayne Hooks Mem
ELD South Arkansas Rgnl At Goodwin Fld
ELP El Paso Intl
EMP Emporia Muni
EWK Newton-City-Co
FFZ Falcon Fld
FSM Fort Smith Rgnl
FTW Fort Worth Meacham Intl
GGG East Texas Rgnl
GPT Gulfport-Biloxi Intl
GUP Gallup Muni
HFJ Monett Rgnl
HOU William P Hobby
HYS Hays Rgnl
IAH George Bush Intcntl/Houston
ICT Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National
INK Winkler Co
INW Winslow-Lindbergh Rgnl
IRK Kirksville Rgnl
LBB Lubbock Preston Smith Intl
LBL Liberal Mid-America Rgnl
LCH Lake Charles Rgnl
LFK Angelina Co
LFT Lafayette Rgnl/Paul Fournet Fld
LIT Bill and Hillary Clinton Natl/Adams Fld
LVS Las Vegas Muni
LWC Lawrence Muni
MAF Midland Intl Air and Space Port
MCB Mc Comb/Pike Co/John E Lewis Fld
MCI Kansas City Intl
MKC Charles B Wheeler Downtown
MLC Mc Alester Rgnl
MLU Monroe Rgnl
MOB Mobile Rgnl
MSY Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl
MVN Mount Vernon
MWL Mineral Wells
NEW Lakefront
OKC Will Rogers World
PHX Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PIB Hattiesburg-Laurel Rgnl
PNC Ponca City Rgnl
PRC Ernest A Love Fld
PSX Palacios Muni
RKP Aransas Co
ROW Roswell Intl Air Center
RVS Richard Lloyd Jones Jr
SAT San Antonio Intl
SDL Scottsdale
SGF Springfield-Branson National
SHV Shreveport Rgnl
SPI Abraham Lincoln Capital
STL Lambert-St Louis Intl
SUS Spirit of St Louis
TCC Tucumcari Muni
TCS Truth Or Consequences Muni
TUL Tulsa Intl
TUS Tucson Intl
UIN Quincy Rgnl-Baldwin Fld
VBT Bentonville Muni/Louise M Thaden Fld
VIH Rolla National

You can request digital airspace authorization from the AirMap app, or from their deep linking partners 3DR, Betterview, Converge, DroneDeploy, and Measure.

About Steve Rhode

Steve is an experienced and certificated UAS pilot and aircraft instrument rated pilot. He is also the Chief Pilot with the Wake Forest Fire Department.
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