Oklahoma Drone Laws
State Rules and Regulations
Federal airspace laws take precedence over state drone laws. If a state or local law directly conflicts with FAA regulations, the state or local law is likely to be invalidated.
“Unmanned aircraft” means an aircraft without occupants that is flown by a pilot via a ground control system or autonomously through use of an onboard computer and other additional equipment necessary to operate the aircraft and includes unmanned aircraft commonly called drones.
“Critical infrastructure facility” means:
One of the following, if completely enclosed by a fence or other physical barrier that is obviously designed to exclude intruders, or if clearly marked with a sign or signs that are posted on the property, are reasonably likely to come to the attention of intruders, and indicate that entry is forbidden or flight of unmanned aircraft without site authorization is forbidden:
Any aboveground portion of an oil, gas, hazardous liquid or chemical pipeline that is enclosed by a fence or other physical barrier that is obviously designed to exclude intruders;
3-322. Critical infrastructure facility – Unmanned aircraft prohibited.
A person shall not intentionally or knowingly:
This law does not apply to conduct committed by:
3-401. Creating the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Development Act of 2021
The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission is hereby established as the clearinghouse for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the State of Oklahoma and shall be designated as the agency of this state for the promotion, enhancement and development of UAS and to ensure the safe integration and use of this new technology within the state.