Important Information

Information about Humberside Airport’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19): Updated 22 May 2020. Humberside Airport remains open for flights and we continue to work closely with the relevant authorities on measures to ensure the continued safety of our customers, as well as airport staff. We are currently assessing what additional measures may be required to facilitate the safe resumption of international air travel and we will communicate any additional requirements to passengers as soon as these are known. Passengers should continue to contact their airline for any information on flights and anyone visiting or transiting through the airport should first consider if they pose a risk to others. We would ask that you follow the latest guidance from Government regarding hygiene standards and social distancing. Given the current restrictions on travel and the subsequent reduced number of flights, we have adjusted our airport opening times to the following: Mon-Weds 08:00 - 17:00, Thu 09:30 – 17:00, Fri 09:30 – 16:00. Weekend opening is by prior agreement. CAR PARKING. Please do not stop or park on any of the airports roads which are marked with yellow or red lines and/or hatching, or within the bus stop area. You may be liable for a fine. Please utilise the free 15 minute drop off and collection area which is situated in car park 1.

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Drones and Airports

It is illegal to fly a drone inside an airport’s Flight Restriction Zone (FRZ) without prior permission. You can check the FRZ for Humberside Airport here.

Flying Drones Safely and Legally

When you fly a drone in the UK it is your responsibility to be aware of the rules that are in place to keep everyone safe.

The Department for Transport and the Civil Aviation Authority have collaborated to create which is a simple guide designed to help ensure that drone users in the UK can easily access the information they need about how to fly their drones safely and legally, without endangering others.

You can find a map of the Humberside Airport FRZ and further information on the Drone Safe website here. The steps on the code are outlined below and you can also download the code. Steps in the CAA’s Drone Code include:

  • Don’t fly near airports or airfields
  • Remember to stay below 400ft (120m)
  • Observe your drone at all times – stay 150ft (approx 50m) away from people and property
  • Never fly near aircraft
  • Enjoy responsibly

Get Permission

Anyone wishing to fly a drone within the Humberside Airport FRZ must contact the airport at least 24 hours in advance and should not proceed with the drone flight until permission has been agreed. To contact us about this, please send an email to with the following details:

  • Name of the owner/operator
  • Date and Time of requested activity
  • Location of activity
  • Contact email
  • Contact phone number during activity
  • Reason for activity

Reporting Safety/Privacy Concerns about Drones

If you have any concerns about drones being used in vicinity of Humberside Airport or elsewhere, either from a safety or privacy perspective, contact your local police on 101.

Registration and Test

Anyone responsible for a drone or unmanned aircraft (including model aircraft) weighing between 250g and 20kg will need to register as an operator and take and pass an online education package at the website here.

Reporting Lost or Found Drones

If you have lost or find a drone, use the following Drones Reunited website here.

Safety Applications

Safety Applications Drone Assist and other apps, such as Airmap, are available here.

Airmap for a Desktop PC when set for Humberside here.