UAS and Rocket Flights

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For Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Rocket Launches

PLEASE NOTE, Ida Lee Park is the only Town of Leesburg park where rocket launches are permitted.

Remote-Controller   Rocket--Picture  Drone-Picture


For additional information please call Ida Lee Park Recreation Center ▪ 703.777.1368.


(under review as of 7/1/2018)

  • The Parks and Recreation Department requires that all flights and launches be safely operated. Every precaution should be taken by the operator to avoid flying near others that are using the park. Park use may be impacted by events.. 
  • All FAA regulations must be followed for qualifying aircraft. Details can be found at:
  • All manufacturer’s safety precautions must be followed.
  • A UAS must stay below 400’ and be kept within visual line of sight.
  • Operators will be responsible for any damage caused by their UAS or rocket.
  • Regulations for the operations of rockets and aircraft are in the Leesburg, VA Town Code Section 26-24.