Position conformity

https://drone.api.gouv.fr/flightareas/check

Required GET parameters

  • lat: a latitude in WGS84 format.
  • lon: a longitude in WGS84 format.
  • alt: an altitude in meters.

Response

{
    "allowed": true/false/null,
    "ceiling": <value in meters>,
    "areas": <list of labels/description>
}

Example

https://drone.api.gouv.fr/flightareas/check?lat=43.51&lon=5.35&alt=0

{
    "allowed": null,
    "ceiling": 0,
    "areas": [
        {
            "description": "MON-FRI: 0600- 1600. SUM:-1HR. Activity known on Salon APP (FREQ Transit VFR).",
            "label": "D 155"
        },
        {
            "description": "Activable H24",
            "label": "R 95 A"
        }
    ]
}

Optional GET parameters

allowed

A true allowed position is conform, a false one is in a forbidden area and null indicates a point which requires a manual check by the pilot.

ceiling

The ceiling in meters from which the allowance is effective.

areas

A list of label/description for areas related to that point. The description gives some insights, especially for unknown statuses.