Flying Kites

According to Article 70(1) of the Air Navigation (Hong Kong) Order 1995, except with special permission, a kite shall not be flown within five kilometres of an aerodrome within Hong Kong. A kite shall also not be flown at a height of more than 60 metres above the ground level or within 60 metres of any vessel, vehicle or structure.

Article 48 of the above Order also stipulates that a person shall not recklessly or negligently cause or permit an aircraft (which includes kites) to endanger any person or property.

Members of the public shall observe these regulations and fly kites in a safe manner at all times. Any person who contravenes with the above is subject to prosecution.

In addition, some Department(s) / organization(s) have also set aside kite-flying areas in venues under their purview. Members of the public should observe the rules and regulations applicable to these venues when flying kites.