Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority

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29 April, 2024

The BCAA announces temporary no-fly zone in advance of SailGP event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The BCAA announces temporary no-fly zone in advance of SailGP event Hamilton, Bermuda, April 29, 2024 – The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) has announced a temporary no-fly zone over the Great Sound that will take effect during next month’s Apex Group Bermuda Sail Grand Prix. The restriction will cover the airspace above and around the racing event, as illustrated in the diagram below, and will be in force from 2nd May 2024 to 5th May 2024, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

For the safety of event participants, spectators and the general public, please note that the flying of non-participating aircraft, unmanned aircraft (drones), microlights, gliders, airships and balloons will be prohibited in the temporary no-fly zone. However, an approved helicopter will be flying in this airspace. A Notice to Airmen has been disseminated to the aviation community. The BCAA would also like to remind the public that, as usual, rules and regulations are in place for the use of drones and other small unmanned aircraft, including the five permanent no-fly zones. For further details about these policies, visit the BCAA’s website at


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The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority is responsible for the regulation and safety oversight of aviation in Bermuda and all aircraft on the Bermuda Aircraft Registry