Minimum safety altitude for flights under visual flight rules; application for permission to fly below this altitude

For flights for special purposes (e.g. aerial photography flights, film flights), permission may be granted to fly below the minimum safety altitude.



Permission can only be granted at our discretion if, in particular

  • safe flight operations are guaranteed,
  • dangers to the general public can be ruled out,
  • adequate protection against aircraft noise is taken into account and
  • careful treatment of nature and the landscape is ensured.

This public interest and the applicant's interest in carrying out the project (purpose of the flight) must be weighed against each other. Decisive factors include the intensity, the location and the date of the project.


1 week before the flight


  • 50,00 - 500,00 Euro


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