Drones banned from flying within two miles of NHS Louisa Jordan

The restriction extends to 2,000 feet above sea level.

New airspace restrictions have come into force around the temporary NHS Louisa Jordan in Glasgow.

All aircraft including drones are banned from flying within two nautical miles (2.3 miles) of the hospital.

The restrictions apply to a height of 2,000 feet (0.3 miles) above sea level.

The temporary hospital at the SEC centre.

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The area covered by the ban includes Ibrox Stadium, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and the Kingston Bridge.

Police Scotland announced the new measures on social media.

“The restriction applies to ALL aircraft including drones & extends to a radius of two nautical miles from the hospital and to a height of 2000ft amsl,” Police Scotland wrote on Twitter.

The NHS Louisa Jordan, based at the SEC centre, will open with capacity for 300 patients later this month, and is set to be able to accommodate 1,000 eventually.

Designed to help the Scottish NHS cope with a possible surge in coronavirus cases, the new hospital is named after a Glaswegian nurse who lost her life while treating soldiers in Serbia during the First World War.