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  • Sedona No Drone Zone: UAS/UAV Wilderness and Airport flight restrictions

    All flights of unmanned aircraft—commonly called "drones"—on or over the Coconino National Forest are required follow FAA rules and federal law.

    • Recreational flights within five miles of an airport are prohibited. This includes the area for five miles around the Sedona airport.
    • Operating, launching, or landing a UAS in a designated Wilderness Area is illegal. Motorized and mechanized equipment is prohibited by federal law in Wilderness Areas, including the Red Rock-Secret Mountain and Munds Mountain Wilderness Areas around Sedona.

    Download the Sedona No Drone Zone maps and learn how to safely and legally fly your unmanned aircraft on Coconino National Forest lands.