Enhancing Urban Air Mobility

With LAANC auto-approvals, approvals to fly in controlled airspace in close proximity to airports can be achieved in 90 seconds, while LAANC Further Coordination requests can be processed within 30 days. The LAANC program gives drone operators the ability to interact with industry developed applications and obtain near real-time authorization from the FAA.

LAANC, a foundation for developing the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management System (UTM),is now available at nearly 300 FAA air traffic facilities across the country, covering approximately 500 airports.