Aruba Overflight Permit Regulations
International Trip Planning
Aruba 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 flight or general aviation, charter flight to aruba, 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 aruba civil aviation authority aeronautical information publication (or AIP) any aircraft owner/operator intent to fly in Aruba airspace request has to submit for Aruba 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 Aruba.
Planning to make a passenger flight landing or technical stop, Aruba Airports Authority have their own regulations regarding the issuance of flight Aruba 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.
Aruba 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 Aruba 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]
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)
- Aruba Overflight Permit Not Required.
Overflight Permit Charge's
We do not charge any type of hidden cost in Civil Aviation Permit Processing Cost and Aruba Overflight Permits Procedures. Our fee is straight and direct without any additional fees in Aruba Overflight Permit We do not require large upfront deposits or commitments. We strive to develop long term relationships and we work hard to earn your referrals. Besides receiving essential financial monthly reports these very particular customers expect to entirely rely on professional teams and they offer just that. This trust is earned through our administrative and financial control, as well as our services standards of work.
Flight Information Region In Aruba
Aruba Airspace is divided into -- Flight Information Regions (FIRs)
1 - N/A
Aruba FIRs ( Entry / Exit Points ) :
|West Bound Entry Point||West Bound Exit Point||East Bound Entry Point||East Bound Exit Point|
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About Aruba | History - Geography
Aruba, island lying southwest of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea, some 50 miles (80 km) northwest of Curaçao and 18 miles (29 km) north of the Venezuelan peninsula of Paraguana.
Aruba was formerly a part of the Netherlands Antilles. In 1986 it became a separate self-governing part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Tourists flock to Aruba, attracted by its white-sand beaches in the south and west, rugged coastline in the northeast, and desert environment in the interior. The capital is Oranjestad, which also is the main port.
The Given Below Information Is Extracted from the Aruba AIP
Procedures For The Submission Of A Flight Plan
A flight plan shall be submitted in accordance with ICAO Annex 2, 3.3.1, prior to operating:
a) any IFR flight
b) any VFR flight
departing from or destined for an aerodrome within a HATO control zone
• crossing HATO CTR
• operated along the designated VFR routes in the. Aruba TMA
• across the Curaçao FIR boundary, i.e. international flights
• departing from or destined for an aerodrome within a control zone
• crossing Beatrix CTRTime Of Submission
Except for repetitive flight plans, a flight plan shall be submitted at least 60 minutes prior to departure, taking into account the requirements of ATS units in the airspace along the route to be flown for timely information, including requirements for early submission for Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) purposes.Place Of Submission
a) Flight plans shall be submitted at the Air Traffic Services Reporting Office (ARO) at the departure aerodrome.
b) In the absence of such an office at the departure aerodrome, a flight plan shall be submitted by telephone or teletype to the nearest ARO as listed below (except as indicated under c. and d.).
Note:Alerting service is, in principle, provided to flights for which a flight plan has been submitted.
Contents and form of a flight plan (ICAO Annex 2, 3.3.2)
a) ICAO flight plan forms are available at the ARO's and airport offices at the aerodromes. The instructions for completing those forms shall be followed.
b) Flight plans concerning IFR flights along ATS routes need not include FIR- boundary estimates. Inclusion of FIR-boundary estimates is, however, required.
c) For off-route IFR flights and international VFR flights. When a flight plan is submitted by telephone, teletype or telefax, the sequence of items in the flight plan form shall be strictly followed.Changes To Flight Plan
a) Any changes which may occur after the flight plan has been filed, e.g. changes in P.O.B., fuel endurance etc., shall be reported as soon as possible to the ATS units.
b) For drastic changes like routes and/or destinations new flight plan shall be submitted after the old flight plan has been canceled.
c) In addition, a change from flight rules, from VFR to IFR before the flight has departed, a new flight plan for such operation shall be submitted.
d) In event of a delay of 30 minutes in excess of the EOBT, the flight plan shall be amended or a new flight plan submitted and the old flight plan cancelled, whichever is applicable.
Note:If a delay in departure of controlled flight is not properly reported (on time), this will result in cancellation of the flight plan.
e) Whenever a flight, for which a flight plan has been submitted, is cancelled, the appropriate ATS unit shall be informed immediately.Adherence To ATS Route Structure
No flight plans shall be filed for routes deviating from the published ATS route structure unless prior permission has been obtained from the DC-ANSP ATC authorities.Authorization For Special Flights
Flights of a specific character, such as survey flights, scientific research flights, etc., may be exempted from the restriction specified above. A request for exemption shall be mailed so as to be received at least one week before the intended day of operation to ARO Department serving the aerodromes of departure.Repetitive Flight Plan System
The procedures concerning the use of Repetitive Flight Plans (RPL) conform to ICAO Doc 7030 and the PANS RAC 13th edition.
Changes Of permanent Nature involving the inclusion of new flights and the deletion of or modification of currently listed flights shall be submitted in the form of amendment listings at least 4 (four) days prior to the change becoming effective, making use of the RPL listing form.
Changes of a temporary non-recurring nature relating to RPL concerning aircraft type and wake turbulence category, speed and/or cruising level shall be submitted for each individual flight as early as possible and not later than 60 minutes before EOBT to the ARO offices.Incidental Changes And Cancellations Of RPL
In case of an incidental change in aircraft identification, the departure aerodrome, the rout and/or the destination aerodrome, the RPL shall be cancelled for that day concerned and an individual flight plan shall be submitted at least 60 minutes prior the EOBT.
The operator shall submit a cancelation message to the ARO responsible for the departure aerodrome to any flight that is cancelled and for which an RPL has been submitted.Delay
When a specific flight is likely to encounter a delay of 30 minutes or more but less than 6 (six) hours in excess of the Estimated Off Block Time (EOBT) stated in that RPL, a delay message (expressed in UTC, including date and time) shall be submitted immediately to the ATS Reporting Office (ARO) responsible for the departure aerodrome. If the delay exceeds 6 (six) hours the RPL shall be cancelled for that day and an individual flight plan shall be submitted (at least 60 minutes prior the new EOBT).
Note:Be advised that all FLT Plan not active within the limits of the ETD as prescribed by ICAO ATM Doc. 4444 will be deleted and ejected from the AFTN system. Timely revision of the ETD will keep the FLT plan active.ATS Messages
For a flight operated on an RPL, no flight plan message (FPL) will be transmitted. Departure messages (DEP) or delay messages (DLA) relating to such flights will not be transmitted to ATS units outside the Curaçao FIR.Changes To The Submitted Flight Plan
All changes to a flight plan submitted for an IFR flight or a controlled VFR flight and significant changes to a flight plan submitted for an uncontrolled VFR flight shall be reported as soon as possible to the appropriate ATS unit. In the event of a delay in departure of 30 minutes or more for a flight for which a flight plan has been submitted, the flight plan shall be amended or a new flight plan shall be submitted after the old plan has been cancelled.
Note 1:If a delay in departure of a controlled flight is not properly reported, the relevant flight plan data may no longer be readily available to the appropriate ATS unit when a clearance is ultimately requested, which will consequently result in extra delay for the flight.
Note 2:If a delay in departure (or cancellation) of an uncontrolled VFR flight is not properly reported, alerting or search and rescue action may be unnecessarily initiated when the flight fails to arrive at the destination aerodrome within 30 minutes after its current ETA.
Whenever a flight, for which a flight plan has been submitted, is cancelled, the appropriate ATS unit shall be informed immediately.
Aerodrome by any flight for which a flight plan has been submitted.
After landing at an aerodrome which is not tone of the Dutch Caribbean aerodromes (diversionary landing), the designated aerodrome Tower shall be specifically informed accordingly. In the absence of a local ATS unit at the aerodrome of diversionary landing, the pilot is responsible for passing the arrival report to the destination aerodrome.
Arrival reports shall contain the following elements of information:
- Aircraft identification
- Departure aerodrome
- Destination aerodrome
- Time of arrival.