Request for analysis of civilian activities in the airspace

Request for analysis of civilian activities in the airspace

Under current aviation safety regulations, certain activities within the proximity of airports must be coordinated in advance to ensure that they do not pose a risk for aircraft in flight.

For more information on current regulations and the territory affected by aviation easements, please see the AESA website:

Type of activity: RPA (drones), model aircraft, fireworks, rockets, lanterns, balloons, weather balloons, captive balloons, pigeon racing, sports activities (paragliding, kitesurfing), smoke production, etc.

Period: at least 20 working days prior to the date of the requested activity.

Contact channel: E-mail: (preferably) or


To enable Aena SME, S.A. to process coordination with RPAS, the operator must be previously authorised by the competent authority. For more information, consult the AESA website.

To coordinate activities with RPAS beyond the distances described in Section 24 1) of Spanish Royal Decree 1036/2017 and within controlled airspace (Santander CTR) or to request analysis of the impact of other civilian activities beyond the easement areas of the aerodrome and within the operation areas, contact ENAIRE:

If the request was not made within the deadline and no response is received from Aena SME, S.A. 48 hours beforehand, the request should be understood as rejected.