Ghana Overflight Permit Regulation and Procedures

If you're an operator of a business jet or a commercial airline with plans to flyover Ghana airspace, obtaining a Ghana Overflight Permit from the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is mandatory. As a flight dispatcher, it's important to have a good understanding of the requirements for obtaining this permit, including the fact that the issuing of an overflight permit confirms that there is no political or security objection to your airline, aircraft, or country of origin/destination and that there are no outstanding navigation fees due to the ATC authority.

  1. What are CAA's working hours, including whether they are open on weekends?
  2. Which aircraft documents must be submitted with the overflight request?
  3. Are there any fees charged by the CAA for processing the permit?
  4. What is the official validity period of the overflight permit, as determined by the CAA?
  5. How can the Ghana air navigation bill be obtained, either through IATA or a local agent?
If you're planning to operate a flight that will overfly Ghana, you will need to obtain an overflight permit from the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). The GCAA is the regulatory body responsible for aviation in Ghana, The application process for overflight permits in Ghana can vary depending on the type of flight operation and the urgency of the request. It's recommended that you contact a reputable aviation service provider or permit agent to assist you with the application process.

Ghana Civil Aviation Authority Working Hours :

  • Ghana Civil Aviation Authority working hours ( 0830Z ) till ( 1600Z ).
  • Weekend In Ghana ( Saturday and Sunday )

What Details Do I Need To Provide For Obtaining A Ghana Overflight Permit :

  • Complete Flight Schedule
  • Entry Point and Exit Point
  • Lead Passenger Details and Passenger Manifest ( Only for Passenger Flight )
  • Captain passport and License Copy
  • Consignee and Consigner Details (Only for Cargo Flights)

Is There Any Offical Ghana Overflight Permit Processing Fees :

  • According To Ghana Civil Aviation
Officially there is "150 USD CAA Processing Fees" applied for issuance of Ghana Overflight Permits.

Maximum Validity Duration for Ghana Overflight Permit :

  • Ghana overflight permit is valid for +72 hours (from their initial requested schedule).

Who Handles the Payment of the Air Navigation Bill for Overflights in Ghana :

  • Ghana CAA will issue air navigation bill directly to Airline/Operator.

Ghana Sample Overflight Permits :

The issued overflight permit number must be inserted in Item 18 of your submiting Flight Plan.

  • Sample Permit Format
Ghana Overflight Permit : GH/CNG/17/1900

How Many Flight Information Regions Exist in Algeria Airspace :

  • Airspace of Algeria is currently having one flight information region (FIR).
  • Ghana FIR ICAO Code is " DGAC "

Who Will Issue Ghana Overflight Permits :

  • Ghana Civil Aviation Authority
  • Postal Address : Private Bag Kotoka International Airport Accra, Ghana.

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  • Monthly Block Permits
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  • Overfly Country Navigation Settlement
  • Business Jets and Airliners Services
  • Landing Permits
  • Airport Parking Slot Arrangement

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Travel Information :

  • Nzulezu
Nzulezu Ghana We start off our tour with at Nzulezu, translated to English means ‘surface of water.’ It has been taunted as one of the great wonders of nature in Ghana. Imagine a village that has been built on top of a lake. If that isn’t mind blowing, picture a community has been living there for centuries. The Nzulezu village sits on stilts placed above a lagoon. It is the perfect blend of when nature comes into harmony with man. To give us the breath-taking scenery making it one of the beautiful places of Ghana. Source: Youtube The village has been divided into two areas where one part hosts the hotels for tourists while the other area hosts residential areas, schools and businesses of the locals. The site is best for couples on their honeymoon or family on a retreat. The village has a serene environment surrounded by the forests making it a haven. The place is secluded from other areas and is perfect for people who are into adventures. There are a lot of fun activities you can engage in Nzulezu such as swimming, diving, boat riding and sight-seeing. The locals are friendly people who are deeply rooted in their culture. You will learn a lot from them from their lifestyle including their way of dressing, type of food and activities they participate. All visitors of the place praise its unique serenity and ambiance. The place also hosts a variety of wild animals such as crocodiles, monkeys and the unique rainforest that covers the land.
  • Accra
Accra Well you first have to tour the capital of Ghana before venturing into the other places in Accra. The city is steadily populated with over 2 million citizens and has been named as one of the safest cities for tourists in Africa. The town is a blend of the modern buildings with shanty towns and castles and the most noticeable are the hyped markets. The Makola market is an eye catch for many. It is always busy during peak and off-peak days. The place is usually crowded by business people selling different artifacts. source: Another noticeable land mark in Ghana is the James Fort situated in the suburbs of Jamestown. It used to a prison for slaves during the colonial times. It stayed a prison until a decade ago when the Government declared it a museum. It has one the strongest and oldest buildings that have stood the test of time. The dungeons are favorites for the tourists as it reveals the nature of how slavery was conducted in Accra. Another thing that makes Accra city one of the most beautiful places in Ghana are the long sandy beaches. There a host of favorite beaches such as the Labadi beach, Coco beach, and the Bojo beach as one of the most visited beaches in Accra. There are lot of fun activities you can engage in the beaches for you and your family. You can organize for boat rides, beach volleyball, and bon fires. You can also bask in the sun as your children play in the sand and make castles.
  • Paga Crocodile Pond
Paga Crocodile Pond Locate in the north eastern border of Ghana. It is a haven for people who like to see crocodiles. The sacred crocodile sanctuary is another mystery of the beautiful places of Ghana. In this place your notion of crocodiles as wild and very dangerous wild animals will be put to shame. The crocodiles live in peaceful co-existence with the humans. Source: ghpage Many people around the worlds are amazed at the striking relationship the crocodiles, considered one of the deadliest animals in the world, have with the local people. Many tourists fly in to witness the rare occasion where humans and crocodiles can live in harmony. The crocodiles are well fed and protected from harm. You will be surprised to see some daring tourists who get up close and personal with the crocodiles to take pictures. According to the people of Paga, it is a customary offence to hurt, harm or kill any of the crocodiles. Once the crocodiles have been fed, it is common to see the locals even sit on the backs of these deadly predators. Tourists can also participate in the feeding of the crocodiles. There is also another tourist attraction close by on the area like the Paga-Nania slave camp and the mystery dam of Kayoro and the Nasaga Game Reserve.
  • Kintampo Falls
Kintampo Falls Located in Kumasi, kintampo highway provides a scenic view of the beauty of nature. Set at 4 kilometers away from the Kintampo township on the Kumasi Tamale road, this is where the Pumpu river falls to a stretch of 70 meters to descend into an abyss only to later arise and continue with its journey into the Black Volta at Buipe. The Kintampo waterfall forms a beautiful and scenic staircase as they water descends and disappears and resurfaces 200 meters away from its original location. source:Ghpage The waterfall is formed by three man drops with the longest drop recording 82 feet. After a number of steps, the river cascades and falls about 70 meters. The place is well maintained surrounded by trees that make it scenic. You can enjoy the fresh air and the smell of nature that makes it a joy. You can also visit the Boambeng Fiema monkey sanctuary that is nearby the Brong Ahafo region.
  • Elmina and St George’s Castle
Elmina and St George’s Castle Elmina is a fishing town along the coast of Ghana. It is home to the St George Castle which is the biggest tourist attraction site in the area. It was erected by the Portuguese in 1842 but after 150 years later in the colonial era, it was captured by the Dutch. Later they made it the headquarters of the West Indies company for close to 250 years. source:Ghpage The site has a historical background at the era when gold exports were replaced by human slavery. The tunnels and dungeons vividly describe how the slavery was carried out. As part of the castle, there is a small museum which hold historical artifacts used in the colonial era. The magnificent white washed castle is a reminder of the history of Ghanaians and the struggles they faced at the hands of the colonialists. Near the castle is the Fort St. Jago which lies in a lagoon from the castle. Another of the beautiful places of Ghana nearby the castle on the Central Western road is the Cape three point. It is a small peninsula in the Western Region of Akanland, West Africa. It forms the south tip of the Akanland which is located between the coastal towns of Dixcove and Princess Town. It is commonly referred to as the ‘land nearest nowhere’ since it is the nearest land locations in the sea which is at latitude 0, longitude 0 and at a distance of 570 kilometers.

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