Botswana Overflight Permits Regulations 2024

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Botswana Overflight Permits Procedures

Do you need a permit for botswana overflight?


Yes, you typically need a permit for overflight of Botswana. The specific requirements and procedures can vary depending on factors such as the type of aircraft, purpose of flight, and route. It's important to consult with aviation authorities or specialized agencies to ensure compliance with all necessary regulations and obtain the appropriate permits.

In alignment with the Botswana Civil Aviation Authority's Aeronautical Information Publication (Botswana AIP) and the designated air traffic routes in Botswana, any aircraft owner or operator planning to fly in Botswana airspace must apply for Botswana overflight clearance through the Air Transport Department at least 48 working hours before the scheduled flight departure. It's essential to include AFTN (Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunication Network) in your flight plan, and for Botswana, only an overfly permit is necessary.

These terms would help you find more specific information regarding the rules and requirements for obtaining overflight permits in Botswana.

Required Details for Obtaining Botswana Overflight Permit Application


1 - Flight Schedule
2 - Entry / Exit Points with ATC Route
3 - Lead Passenger Details
4 - Consignee & Consigner Details for Cargo Flights
5 - Aircraft Documents [ AOC, COA, COI, CON, COR]

Permit Validity


- Botswana Overflight Permit is valid for +72 hours.

For those intending to execute a passenger flight landing or technical stop, the Botswana Airports Authority has specific regulations overseeing the issuance of Botswana Overflight Permits, often involving associated charges. These charges typically cover Route Navigation Facility Charges for overflight, as well as landing and parking fees for aircraft making stops.

Being a signatory to the Chicago Convention, Botswana requires strict compliance with ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) general rules for international air traffic. This encompasses adherence to regulations concerning the transport of troops, equipment, materials, and dangerous goods. For more comprehensive information, please reach out to us.

Aviation Regulations Botswana


In Botswana, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAAB) is the governing body responsible for overseeing and enforcing civil aviation regulations. These regulations cover a wide range of aspects within the aviation industry, including but not limited to:

1 - Airworthiness : Ensuring that aircraft operating within Botswana's airspace meet safety standards and are properly maintained. This includes certification of aircraft, components, and equipment.

2 - Flight Operations : Regulating the conduct of flight operations, including flight planning, air traffic control procedures, and aircraft performance requirements.

3 - Personnel Licensing : Issuing licenses and certifications to pilots, air traffic controllers, aircraft maintenance engineers, and other aviation personnel, ensuring they meet the necessary qualifications and training standards.

4 - Air Navigation Services : Managing and maintaining air traffic control systems, communication, navigation, and surveillance infrastructure to ensure safe and efficient air navigation within Botswana's airspace.

CAAB continuously updates and revises these regulations in line with international standards and best practices to enhance aviation safety and efficiency. For the latest and most accurate information regarding aviation regulations in Botswana, individuals and organizations involved in the aviation industry should refer to official publications and communications from the Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana.

Overflight Permits Category’s for Adhoc and Private


1 - Overflight Permits (Charter Passenger Flights)
2 - Overflight Permits (Private Passenger Flights)
3 - Overflight Permits (Non-Schedule Cargo Flights)

Overflight Permits Category’s for Block :


1 - Monthly Block Overflight Permits (For Scheduled and Non-schedule Airlines Flights)
2 - Seasonal Block Overflight Permits (Scheduled Commercial Airlines Flights)

Airspace Regulations Botswana


Overflight Permit Charge's


We ensure transparency in the processing costs for Civil Aviation Permits and Botswana Overflight Permits, with no hidden fees. Our pricing is straightforward and inclusive, without any extra charges for Botswana Overflight Permits. There are no hefty upfront deposits or obligations required. We focus on fostering lasting partnerships and earning referrals through our commitment to professionalism. Our dedicated teams provide essential monthly financial reports, meeting the high expectations of our discerning clientele. Trust is built on our rigorous administrative and financial controls, along with our consistently high service standards.

Flight Information Region In Botswana


Botswana Airspace is divided into 01 Flight Information Regions (FIRs)

1 - Gaborone (FBGR) FIR


Botswana FIRs ( Entry / Exit Points ) :



West Bound Entry PointWest Bound Exit PointEast Bound Entry PointEast Bound Exit Point
ETAXOETAXOANUBIANUBI
URAPIURAPIKOSOK 
TERBATERBAMIRDAMIRDA
EKBOBDOBOTINUGAINUGA
NERUPBIROSUDNOR 
TIMAKASLUMEGSUDEGSUD
LIKADPAMPTUEPNULEPNUL
TILAPTILAPAPDARAPDAR
ARBAKARBAK BUGRO
ITNELITNELAGRAM AGRAM
   EPNON
  ABAPUABAPU
  UNLOKUNLOK
  ANVAGANVAG
  OKDOLOKDOL
   USENA

International Trip Support Services


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Our proficient flight support team offering unrivalled support services to any International & Domestic Airports in Botswana along with their expertise, our permit2fly team can arrange Botswana Overflight Permits for Ad-hoc Charter Flights, Scheduled Airline Seasonal Block Permits from Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana according to their legal time frame.

Trust Permit2fly, to handle all your ground supervisory at Botswana airports and obtain Botswana overflight and Landing permit for any of your aircrafts to operate in the territory of Botswana.

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