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Using airspace

  • Wat is het?

    What is it?

    •    It is prohibited to take off from or land on other areas than an airport. 
    •    If you want to do this you will need an exemption from the province.
    •    If you are granted the exemption, you are allowed to take off from or land on different areas than an airport. 

    Flying with a drone

    Because of safety reasons, you cannot fly everywhere with a drone. This is prohibited in areas around airports for example. You may fly in the free part of the airspace. This part is not controlled by air traffic control. You can find the rules (link toevoegen: for flying a drone on the website of the national government.


    You usually need permission if you want to release balloons near an airport. Permission may be refused if air traffic can be disrupted. For example if the wind direction influences the speed of the balloons.

  • Direct online regelen

    Arrange it online

    The municipality Voorschoten works with DigiD. For more information on DigiD

    DigiD stands for Digital Identity and is being used to arrange something with a (semi) governmental organization on the Internet. Anyone who has a citizen service number (BSN number) and is registered in the Municipal Personal Records Database (BRP) can apply for a DigiD.

    If this is not the case for you, we kindly request you to make an appointment or contact the municipality.

    The municipality Voorschoten works with eIDAS. For more information on eIDAS.

    eIDAS (Electronic Identification Authentication and trust Services) is a method conducted by the European Union (EU) to make cross-border usage of the national digital identity method possible. Logging in, at the moment, can only be done with the national digital identity methods from the following member states of the EU: Belgium, Germany, Estonia, Italy, Croatia, Luxembourg and Spain.

    If you are not from one of these countries, we kindly request you to make an appointment or contact the municipality.

  • Wat kost het ?

    What are the costs?

    There are no costs attached with the municipal notification.