Temporary flight restrictions have been issued for the area above lower Puna and is in effect from today until 11:59 p.m. Monday.
The Federal Aviation Administration this morning issued temporary flight restrictions within a five-nautical-miles radius of Pahoa, from the surface up to 3,000 feet above sea level, due to the volcanic activity in the area.
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No pilots may operate an aircraft — including drones — in the area. Relief aircraft operations under the direction of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency are authorized in the airspace. For more information, call EMA at 295-9175.