You must ask permission for every drone flight. Failure to do so may result in a fine. As a drone pilot, if your paperwork is in compliance in advance, the request and permission for a flight goes very smoothly. Read all about the legal framework and types of authorised flights above the port area.
Antwerp and Zeebrugge are unique destinations offering plenty of photogenic spots.Since 2021, the port area has been a geozone where all flights must comply with certain legal requirements. You must ask permission for each drone flight, and there are also rules about photography and filming in the port. You will find more details below.
Rules for photography and filming in the port
The permission from Port of Antwerp-Bruges does not mean that you can fly over companies or industrial installations as you like. For this, you need the written permission of the companies in question. Look here to see the general rules that apply when taking photos or filming in the port.