See How Many Drones Are Registered In Arizona So Far

Published: Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 10:00am
Updated: Monday, May 23, 2016 - 9:41am
(Photo Andrew Turner - CC BY 2.0)
The FAA released data on drones registered by zip code on May 18, 2016.

We know drones hover among us — but now we have a better idea of where they actually are. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday released data on drones registered by zip code.

The FAA began requiring drone operators to register unmanned aircraft weighing more than half a pound and less than 55 pounds back in December.

More than 11,000 hobbyist and 150 non-hobbyist drones are registered with the FAA to Arizona zip codes, and it's no surprise that most are in Maricopa County. Mesa zip code 85207 has the most registrations in the state with 144.

The zip code 75070, in McKinney, Texas, has the most registrations in the United States with 241.

So, where are the drone in your neighborhood? This heat map shows how many hobbyist drones are registered in Arizona. Click the search button in the upper left corner of the map to find your zipcode.

Source: Federal Aviation Administration

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been modified to correct the number of drones registered in Arizona.

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