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Airport Commission

Phone: 913-715-6000

One New Century Parkway, New Century, KS 66031

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Unmanned Aircraft Request

Thank you for taking the time to submit your information to fly your drone.  While this step satisfies your requirements for notification of the airport management, for a flight within a five (5) nautical mile radius of the airports, you are also required to notify the respective air traffic control tower.  New Century AirCenter (IXD): 913-782-9216; Johnson County Executive Airport (OJC): 913-782-2192.

Please note that in addition to the notification requirements, the following operational requirements must be followed in order to legally fly your drone.

  1. Fly below 400 feet and remain clear of surrounding obstacles
  2. Keep the aircraft within visual line of sight at all times
  3. Remain well clear of and do not interfere with manned aircraft operations
  4. Don't fly near people or stadiums
  5. Don't fly an aircraft that weighs more than 55 pounds
  6. Don't be careless or reckless with your unmanned aircraft – you could be fined for endangering people or other aircraft
  7. Drones weighing .55 pounds up to 55 pounds must be registered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and have the registration number displayed on the airframe of the drone.

To request access to fly an unmanned aircraft, visit the FAA UAS webpage at http://www.faa.gov/uas/.