The Opotiki Aerodrome is equipped with Z Energy Avgas 100.
Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle - Drone Consent
Commercial and recreational users of RPAs and UAVs or Drones may operate on council-owned land. If this is within 4km of the Aerodrome, consent from Council is required.
An applicant for consent must be over the age of 16.
RSAs/UAVs weighing less than 15kg - CAA rules part 101 applies. Complete an online application for consent form below.
RPAs/UAVs weighing 15-25kgs - CAA rules part 101 applies. Consent must be obtained from Model Flying New Zealand. You need to do this BEFORE submitting an online application for consent to Council
RPAs/UAVs over 25kg - CAA rules Park 102 applies. Consent must be obtained from Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) New Zealand. You need to do this BEFORE submitting an online application for consent to Council.
If you are unable to complete the online application form below you can download an application here: Application for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drone) Consent (PDF, 94KB)
Learn more about Drone safety and flying basics in this handy video.
Image: 4km radius of the Opotiki Aerodrome