China Overflight Permit Regulations

China Overflight Permits Procedures

China country has its own set of rules, regulations and procedures for permits to aircraft wishing for landing or even entering their air space, whether you’re operating a private, charter flight, scheduled or non-scheduled operation, passengers or cargo trip, a technical or traffic landing, Prior Permission is mandatory required the application procedures requiring complete flight information and Aircraft documents.

According to China CAA AIP any aircraft owner/operator intent to fly in China airspace request has to submit for China overflight clearance to air transport department at least 48 working hours prior from flight departure schedule. Always include AFTN on your flight plan, but you’ll only need an overfly permit from China.

Planning to make a passenger flight landing or technical stop, China Airports Authority have their own regulations regarding the issuance of flight China Overflight permit as there is generally a payment involved. The charges normally payable would be the Route Navigation Facility Charges for overflight and also landing and parking charges in case of aircraft making halts.

China is a signatory to the Chicago Convention therefore the conditions of flights and crews should strictly be compliant with ICAO general rules of international air traffic and in accordance with their regulation for transport of troops, equipment, materials and dangerous goods, please write us for more detail information.

Required Details for Obtaining China Overflight Permit


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]

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)

Permit Validity


- China Overflight Permit is normally valid for 72 hours.

Overflight Permit Charge's


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China Flight Information Region :


China Airspace is divided into 09 Flight Information Regions (FIRs)

1 - Shanghai (ZSHA) FIR

2 - Guangzhou (ZGZU) FIR

3 - Shenyang (ZYSH) FIR

4 - Beijing (ZBPE) FIR

5 - Lanzhou (ZLHW) FIR

6 - Urumqi (ZWUQ) FIR

7 - Kunming (ZPKM) FIR

8 - Wuhan (ZHWH) FIR

9 - Sanya AOR (ZJSA) FIR


China FIRs ( Entry / Exit Points ) :



West Bound Entry PointWest Bound Exit PointEast Bound Entry PointEast Bound Exit Point
MORITMORITTEBAKTEBAK
TEBUSTEBUSRUNEGRUNEG
GOPTOGOPTOLIDLULIDLU
SARINSARINDOMGODOMGO
BAMANBirosAGTELAGTEL
RULADRULADSAMASSAMAS
KAMUDKAMUDSIKOUSIKOU
PURPAPURPABEKOLBEKOL
NONIMNONIMDOTMIDOTMI
SAGAGSAGAGINDIAINDIA
LAOCA SULEMSULEM
KATBOKATBOKASKAKASKA
  APITO
  LAMEN LAMEN
  AGAVO AGAVO
  TOMUK TOMUK
  GOLOT GOLOT
  VASRO VASRO
  BISUN BISUN
  SIMLI SIMLI
  SARUL SARUL
  POLHO POLHO
  INTIK INTIK
  NIXAL NIXAL

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

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About China | History - Geography


China country occupying the eastern portion of mainland Southeast Asia.

Tribal Viets inhabiting the Red River delta entered written history when China’s southward expansion reached them in the 3rd century BCE. From that time onward, a dominant theme of Vietnam’s history has been interaction with China, the source of most of Vietnam’s high culture. As a tribute-paying state after throwing off Chinese rule in 938 CE, China sent lacquerware, animal skins, ivory, and tropical products to the Chinese emperor and received scrolls on philosophy, administration, and literature in return.

Sinic culture seeped deeply into society, but it shaped the aristocracy and mandarinal families more than it did the peasantry, which preserved distinctive customs, beliefs, vocabulary, lifeways, and gender relations. Modeling themselves on Chinese emperors, Vietnam’s kings exacted tribute from ethnic minorities on the periphery of the Vietnamese state and called themselves emperors when not addressing the Chinese court.

Although cultural and spatial gaps between the Vietnamese court and the farthest reaches of society were not as great as they were in China (Chinais about the size of a Chinese province, with a comparable population), the Vietnamese state’s capacity to rule diminished with distance from the capital. The refractory character of bamboo-hedged peasant communes was captured in the cliché, "The emperor’s writ stops at the village gate."

China Overflight Permits Procedures

The Given Below Information Is Extracted from the China AIP


Flight Planning

All aircraft shall operate in accordance with the flight schedules or plans approved by the competent department of the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

If it is necessary to make some changes on a flight schedule or plan, it is required to obtain the permission from the competent department of the Civil Aviation Administration of China before the conduct of the flight.

All aircraft operating through the FIRs of the People's Republic of China shall send FPL messages to ATS units.

Submission Of a Flight Plan

An aircraft operator or his representative shall submit a flight plan to the ATS units of the departure aerodrome at least 150 minutes before the EOBT.

Changes To The Submitted Flight Plan

i. An aircraft operator or his representative shall submit a delay when the departure of an aircraft is estimated to be delayed or has been delayed for more than 30 minutes.

ii. An aircraft operator or his representative shall submit the CHG of the FPL at least 45 minutes before new EOBT.

iii. The CHG of the FPL shall be submitted within 210 minutes after the last EOBT.

Addressing of Flight Plan Messages

1- Flight movement messages in this context comprise FPL/CHG/ DLA/CNL/DEP/ARR(Ref. ICAO PANS-ATM 11.1.3)

2- For the aircraft departing from Beijing FIR, Shenyang FIRc Shanghai FIR, Guangzhou FIR, Wuhan FIR, Sanya FIR, Kunming FIR, Lanzhou FIR, Urumqi FIR, The FPL/CHG/DLA/ CNL message shall be submitted as follows:

The FPL/CHG/DLA/CNL shall be submitted to Flight Plan Processing Center of ATMB via SITA, the addresses are (PEKFP8X and SHAFP8X). If the Airline operators need to submit those messages by AFTN, it shall sign an agreement with the Flight Planning Processing Center of ATMB in advance.

For the aircraft entering Beijing FIR, Shenyang FIR, Shanghai FIR, Guangzhou FIR, Wuhan FIR, Sanya FIR, Kunming FIRc Lanzhou FIR, Urumqi FIR, The FPL/CHG/DLA/CNL/DEP/ ARR message shall be send to those ATS and ATFM service addresses as follows:

Note:The FPL/CHG/DAL/CNL/DEP/ARR in this paragraph means these messages issued by the ATS unit outside FIRs above.

In accordance with ICAO PANS-ATM Doc 4444 11.2.1.2.3 Flight movement messages for ATS purposes shall be sent to the relevant FIRs AFTN addresses along the route as detailed in the Table1 below.

In accordance with ICAO PANS-ATM Doc 4444 11.3.6, for the purpose of providing traffic flow management services, the flight movement messages above shall be sent to the addresses (ZBBBZFPM and ZSSSZFPM).

Special Addresses Requirement
Specific FlightAddress
East China Sea ADIZ (Refer ENR5.2.1) ZBBBZGZX ZSACZQZXZBBBZGZX ZSACZQZX
R200 ( BTN BEBEM and OLDID )VHHKZQZX ( FPL/CHG/DLA/CNL/DEP )
FIRAddress
Beijing FIRZBPEZQZX
Guangzhou FIRZGZUZQZX
Kunming FIRZPKMZQZX
Lanzhou FIRZLHWZQZX
Sanya FIRZJSAZQZX
Shanghai FIRZSHAZQZX
Shenyang FIRZYSHZQZX
Urumqi FIRZWUQZQZX
Wuhan FIRZHWHZQZX
Unlawful Interference

1- The pilot of an aircraft that is being subjected to unlawful interference in flight shall notify an air traffic control unit or flight dispatch unit of this fact and in the meantime set his transponder to mode A, code 7500.

2- When an ATC unit receives a report from the pilot of an aircraft in flight being subjected to unlawful interference or finds code of mode A, code 7500 on SSR monitor, it shall take the following actions:

• Use all methods available to identify the situation of the aircraft that is being subjected to unlawful interference.

• Transmit continuously air traffic and weather information.

• Provide information on adjacent aerodromes for the pilot's option based upon the current situation.

• Monitor the movement of the aircraft by means of radar as far as practicable.


3- If the pilot is unable to notify an ATC unit of this fact, he shall continue his flight on the assigned track and at the assigned cruising level or route and altitude filed in FPL at least until being able to notify an ATS unit.

Altimeter Setting Procedures

China's altimeter setting procedures in use basically conform to those contained in ICAO Doc 8168, Vol. I, Part 6, with details as follows:

Transition altitudes or transition heights and transition levels are given on the instrument approach charts and STAR/SID charts.

QNH or QFE reports and temperature information for use in determining adequate terrain clearance are provided in MET broadcasts and are available on request from the air traffic services. QNH or QFE values are given in hectopascals.

Altimeter Settings To Be Used

The altimeter setting for en-route flight is 1013.2hPa.

Flights within aerodrome tower control areas.

At aerodromes where transition altitudes and transition levels are established:

QNH shall be used for flights at or below the transition altitude specified in the aerodrome Altimeter Setting Regions; 1013.2hPa shall be used for flights at or above the transition level.

At aerodromes where transition heights and transition levels are established:

QFE shall be used for flights at or below the transition height specified in the Aerodrome Altimeter Setting Regions; 1013.2hPa shall be used for flights at or above the transition level.

At aerodromes where transition altitudes or transition heights and transition levels are not established Ref. subsection ENR 1.7, item 3.1.3 for details.

At aerodromes of high elevation 1013.2hPa shall be used for flight operations.

Altimeter Setting Procedures

When an aircraft is taking off from or landing at an aerodrome, the following altimeter setting procedures are to be observed:

At aerodromes where transition altitudes and transition levels are established Before take-off, the aircraft altimeter subscale shall be set to QNH of the aerodrome; after take-off, upon reaching the transition altitude the altimeter subscale shall be set to 1013.2hPa; when an aircraft is passing through a transition level during descent, the altimeter subscale shall be set to QNH of the aerodrome.

At aerodromes where transition heights and transition levels are established Before take-off, the aircraft altimeter subscale shall be set to the atmospheric pressure at the aerodrome elevation; after take-off, upon reaching the transition height the altimeter subscale shall be set to 1013.2hPa; when an aircraft is passing through a transition level during descent, the altimeter subscale shall be set to the atmospheric pressure at the aerodrome elevation.

At aerodromes where transition altitudes or transition heights and transition levels are not established Before take-off, the aircraft altimeter subscale shall be set to the atmospheric pressure at the aerodrome elevation; after take-off when the aircraft has reached a height of 600m, the altimeter subscale shall be set to 1013.2hPa. During the process of descending in the aerodrome tower control area, the aircraft shall start altimeter setting by the instruction of air traffic controller.

At aerodromes of high elevation When the aircraft altimeter subscale cannot be set to the atmospheric pressure at the aerodrome elevation, it will then be set to 1013.2hPa before take-off, with the indicated altitude interpreted as zero altitude. When the aircraft altimeter subscale cannot be set to the atmospheric pressure at the aerodrome elevation, landing is to be made with the assumed zero altitude notified by the air traffic controller before landing.

For the safe execution of altimeter setting, Aerodrome Altimeter Setting Regions are defined. An aircraft below the transition altitude is required to start its altimeter setting when entering or leaving the lateral boundary of Altimeter Setting Region or by following the instruction of the air traffic controller.

For details of lateral boundaries, please refer to subsection ENR 1.7, item 4.

En-route vertical separations are based on flight level allocation. Flight levels are determined by the following criteria:

I. For a true track between 0¤ - 179, a flight level at every 600m from 900m up to 8 100m and 8 900m up to 12 500m; a flight level at every 1 200m above 12 500m.

II. For a true track between 180¤ -359 , a flight level at every 600m from 600m up to 8 400m and 9 200m up to 12 200m; a flight level at every 1 200m above 13 100m.

III. The flight level shall be calculated on the basis of presumed sea level under standard atmospheric pressure conditions. True track shall be measured from the starting or turning point of the air route.

Procedures Applicable To Operators (Including Pilots)

The level at which a flight is to be conducted shall be specified in a flight plan:

1. In term of flight levels, if the flight is to be conducted at or above the transition level.

2. In terms of altitudes, if the flight is to be conducted in the vicinity of an aerodrome and at or below the transition altitude.

Note:Height is used instead of altitude at some aerodromes.