Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

The FAA is taking an incremental approach to safe unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) integration into US airspace. UAS come in a variety of shapes and sizes and serve diverse purposes. Regardless of size, the responsibility to fly safely applies equally to manned and unmanned aircraft operations. Visit the FAA website to learn more about using an unmanned aircraft system in US airspace, or to register your UAS with the FAA online.

  • Part 101 operators must contact Bellingham Tower at 360-734-2745 when operating within 5 statute miles of Bellingham International Airport.
  • Part 107 operators must make requests for authorization to operate UAS at