The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS)
has announced that there will be Restricted Airspace over parts of
Singapore during the 2019 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore
Grand Prix to facilitate helicopter flights conducting aerial
Airspace will be restricted on 19 September from 14:30 to 22:30, 20
September from 15:30 to 23:00, 21 and 22 September from 15:00 to
midnight, and on 22 and 23 September 2019
from 15:00 to 00:30.
The restricted airspace will extend from ground
level to 4,000 feet above mean sea level.
During the stated dates and times, aerial activities
such as flying of drones and other unmanned aircraft, release of
flight lanterns, kite-flying and hoisting of captive balloons are
prohibited within the Restricted Area unless authorised
The unauthorised conduct of aerial
activities within the restricted airspace is an offence under
the Air Navigation Order. If convicted, a person can be fined up to S$20,000 in the first
instance and fined up to S$40,000 and/or imprisoned for up to 15
months in subsequent instances.