All flights to be operated by using the airspace and airports of our country are carried out in accordance with the Turkish Civil Aviation Act Nr.2920, primarily, and the relevant regulations and the procedures of Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP) of our country. The applications for flight permit are assessed based on the safety, security and commercial rights of our country as well as as part of the inspections and regulations thereto.
The Applications for Flight Permit are conducted by our Air Transport Department, and delivered to our Directorate General within the working hours (08.30 – 17.30 LMT) in the weekdays, and to the FIC division of the Directorate General of State Airports Authority at the weekend and outside the working hours.The actions for special flight permits are carried out by our Air Navigational Department. It is mostly required to establish coordination with the civil and military institutions. Accordingly, the application periods must be observed in order to complete the coordination process of the relevant flight permit. The applications, not complying with such periods, are not taken into account by our Directorate General.
- For Further Details in relation to Commercial Flight Permits and Diplomatic Flight Permits
|Air Transport Department Flight Authorization Directorate|
|Tel||(312) 203 60 65 - 203 60 56 – 203 60 59 – 203 60 58 – 203 60 52 – 203 60 51|
|Fax||(312) 212 46 84|
- For Further Details in relation to Special Flight Permits such as Photo Shooting, Mineral Exploration, Acrobatics, etc.
|Air Navigational Department Air Traffic Management Directorate|
|Tel||0312 203 60 18 - 203 60 17 - 203 61 37|
|Fax||(312) 212 46 84|
Applications for Commercial Flight Permit
- Certificate of Airworthiness
- Noise Certificate
- Registration Certificate
- Certificate of Insurance (Third person liability and passenger insurance documents are required to be prepared in accordance with the forms available in AIP Gen 1.2 Annex-1 and Annex-2, and the original copies thereof are required to have been sent to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.))
- Scheduled Flight Permit
- Unscheduled Flight Permit
- Cargo Charter flights
- Worker Charter flights
- Touristic Charter flights
General Aviation Flights
- It is not required to obtain Flight permit from our Directorate General in respect of the General aviation flights to be operated in accordance with the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC). Flight schedule is forwarded to the Air Traffic Unit minimum 3 hours in advance of the departure time.
- In respect of the general aviation flights not covered by the scope of the ECAC, the procedure for unscheduled flight permits is implemented.
The permit applications for unscheduled flights and state aircraft are required to be made based on the following details and order.
- The applicant,
- Name and address of the operator,
- Nationality of the aircraft,
- Aircraft type / MTOW,
- Registration mark of the aircraft,
- Flight number / Call sign,,
- Name of the pilot and the number of crew members (additionally, the rank of the pilot in respect of the military flights),
- Purpose of the flight
- The number of passengers in case of passenger aircraft, (the list of passengers in case of use of military airport)
- The capacity and type of cargo in case of freighter
- The landing-taking off airports, and the route to be followed by the aircraft within the Turkish FIRs,
- The stations for entry to / exit from Turkish FIRs, and the dates and estimated time of such entries/exits,
- Name of the airport of departure/arrival, date of flight, and times of departure and arrival, if the aircraft lands in Turkey,
- Names, ranks and titles of the VIP passengers, if any,
- • The cargo statement including a detailed explanation stating that whether the cargo carried includes any hazardous materials, weapons, munitions, Dangerous / explosive substances (the ICAO identifier codes are specified, if any), optic or electronic warfare equipment, or not,
- Name, address and business field of the lessee, in case of charter flight.
Flights Subject to Special Permit
The actions for special flight permits are carried out by our Air Navigational Department. It is mostly required to establish coordination with the civil and military organizations. Accordingly, the application period should be regarded in order to complete the coordination process in due of time of the relevant flight permit. The applications, not complying with such periods, are not taken into account by our Directorate General.
Coordination process of the applications is finalized favourably, then the text, reviewed and drawn up by our Directorate General in a manner to include any required details and regulations, is sent to the NOTAM Office of the General Directorate of State Airports Administration through the agency of AFTN, and it is ensured that the flight permit/NOTAM is issued. One copy of the Permit/NOTAM is, also, be forwarded to the operator by fax. In case of any unfavourable opinion, then the operator is informed via official letter.
The operators are required to deposit the fee, which is provided in the Service Tariff and applicable to the period that the operators operate flights, into the accounts of our Directorate General. (In case of any failure in performance of the flight (due to meteorological conditions, failure in equipment, etc.), then the letter of cancellation stating that the flight has not been performed, is obtained from the relevant operator.)
Air Navigational Department Air Traffic Management Directorate
|Tel.||(312) 203 60 18-203 60 17- 203 61 37|
|Fax||(312) 212 46 84|
- Flight Permit for Photo/Movie Shooting
- Flight Permit for Billboard Shooting and Placard Distribution
- Flight Permit for Mining/Natural Gas/Oil Exploration
- Flight Permit for Monitoring Power Transmission Lines
- Flight Permit for Acrobatics/Advertisement
- Flight Permit for Rally
- Flight Permit for Data Transfer, etc.
- Flight Permit for Heli Skiing
- Flight Permit for Landing/Take-off on Deck
- Flight Permit for Ditching
- Applications for Firework Events
- Applications for Laser Events