Canada Overflight Permit Regulation and Procedures

If you're an operator of a business jet or a commercial airline with plans to fly over Canada airspace, obtaining a Canada Overflight Permit from the Canada 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 Canada air navigation bill be obtained, either through IATA or a local agent?

What Details Are Needed To Acquire Canada Overflight Permit :

  • Complete Flight Schedule
  • Entry / Exit & ATC Flight Plan
  • Lead Passenger Details ( Only for Passenger Flight )
  • Consignee & Consigner Details (Only for Cargo Flights)
  • List Of Required Aircraft Documents :
    1 - Air Operating Certificate ( Private Aircraft AOC Not Required )
    2 - Certificate of Airworthiness
    3 - Insurance Certificate
    4 - Noise Certificate
    5 - Registration Certificate

Canada Sample Overflight Permits :

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

  • Sample Permit Format
Canada Overfly Permit : AAROF 2018-106

Is There Any Offical Canada Overflight Permit Processing Fees :

  • According To Canada Civil Aviation
Officially there is "NO CAA Processing Fees" applied for issuance of Canada Overflight Permits.

What Is Canada Overflight Permit Validity :

  • Overflight Permit is valid for +72 hours (from their initial requested schedule).

How Many FIR's In Canada Airspace :

  • Airspace of Canada is currently having seven flight information region (FIR).
  • Canada FIR ICAO Codes are " CZEG, CZQM, CZQX, CZUL, CZVR, CZWG, CZYZ "

Who Will Issue Canada Overflight Permits :

  • Canada Civil Aviation Authority
  • Postal Address : Transport Canada 330 Sparks Street Place de Ville Ottawa ON, K1A ON5, Canada

Who Is Responsible For Canada Overflight Air Navigation Bill :

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

What Is Canada Civil Aviation Authority Working Hours :

  • Canada Civil Aviation Authority working hours ( 1230Z ) till ( 2030Z )..
  • Weekend In Canada ( Saturday and Sunday )

We Offer Below Canada Overflight and Landing Permits Category :

  • Charter and Private Operator Services
  • Overflight Permits
  • Cargo Flight Overfly Permits
  • Commercial Airlines
  • Monthly Block Permits
  • Seasonal Block Overflight Permits
  • Overfly Country Navigation Settlement
  • Business Jets and Airliners Services
  • Landing Permits
  • Airport Parking Slot Arrangement

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Greenland Overflight Permits Greenland overflight permits approval required for all airlines, private jets, air ambulances, cargo, and passenger flights, permits can also be arranged on short notice.

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We have direct contacts with worldwide Civil Aviation Authorities (CAA) and in some countries in which CAA is only allowed to process permits through local agents, we have a very professional local representative team available to support our valued customers so that we would be able to arrange landing permits on a short term notice period.

Before applying for an overflight permit, please refer to the following details that may help you understand.

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Travel Information :

  • Big Muddy Valley, Saskatchewan
With its vast terrain and history of harboring bandits, Big Muddy Valley exudes a mysterious and captivating atmosphere. Formed by ancient glacial melts, the valley is a sea of sturdy cacti, dramatic cliffs, plunging sandstone ravine, and mystifying aboriginal stone effigies. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, these isolated badlands were often traversed by banks robbers and thieves smuggling horses across the US border. With many caves to act as convenient hideouts, the badlands are said to have sheltered the likes of Dutch Henry, Sam Kelly, and the Sundance Kid.
  • Rue du Petit Champlain, Québec City
Rue du Petit Champlain is one of the oldest and narrowest streets in North America, at just 39 feet (12 meters) wide. The lane is lined with stone buildings constructed in the city’s distinct Nouvelle France style. Once home to trading posts and wealthy merchants’ homes, Rue du Petit Champlain is now packed with art galleries, cafés, boutiques and restaurants. A striking mural depicts the evolution of the city over the centuries, and the gorgeous Château Frontenac overlooks the charming scene.
  • Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories
Nahanni National Park Reserve is the epitome of Canada’s wild and remote natural beauty. Stretching across 11,583 square miles (30,000 square kilometers), this spectacular park encompasses enormous waterfalls, limestone caves, rugged canyons, and hot springs. The park takes its name from the South Nahanni River, a powerful stream that rushes through the Mackenzie Mountains. Nahanni National Park attracts nature enthusiasts eager to take on its craggy mountains, try canoeing and rafting in its winding rivers, or search for wildlife, which ranges from Dall sheep and black bears to wolves and caribou.
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Easily the most striking religious building in Canada, Montreal’s Notre Dame Basilica is a stunning example of Gothic Revival architecture. Built in the 17th century, this grand basilica is filled with ornate wooden carvings, paintings and gilded sculptures. Its ceiling is painted deep blue and dotted with of 24-karat gold stars, while its stained-glass windows depict scenes from Montreal’s religious history. In the past, the building has hosted the funerals of famous Canadians such as Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and hockey player Maurice “Rocket” Richard.
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As the name suggests, Long Beach is one of the longest sand beaches on Vancouver Island. Located between the villages of Ucluelet and Tofino, the beach is part of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, occupying the west side of a thin peninsula that projects out into the Pacific Ocean. Considered to rank among the best surfing spots on the continent, this beach is popular with water-sport enthusiasts, and offers excellent kayaking, swimming and jogging spots. Gray whales can often be spotted in the waters off the coast when they migrate through the area during spring and fall.
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Nunavut’s intimidating Mount Thor features the highest vertical drop on earth, plunging down 4,101ft (1,250m) with an average angle of 105 degrees. The mountain’s sharp granite peak is set against a backdrop of glaciers, including the Penny Ice Cap, which formed during the last Ice Age. The surrounding Auyuittuq National Park is one of the world’s largest areas of unexplored wilderness. Inhabited mainly by Inuit people, the daunting park takes its name from an expression meaning ‘the land that never melts.’
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Lunenburg is one of the prettiest small towns in Canada, and a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site. Settled by the British and developed by German, Swiss, and French Protestants, many of the town’s buildings date from between the 18th and 19th centuries. These distinct buildings are known for their charming pastel colors and their ‘Lunenburg Bump,’ a detailed second-floor dormer window that hangs over the first floor. Tucked between a lovely harbor and rolling hills, this historic town is home to off-beat boutiques, craft shops, and art galleries.
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The dramatic Capilano Suspension Bridge Park sways 230ft (70m) above a steep canyon, where the Capilano River rushes below. Crossing the 450-ft (137-m) suspension bridge and admiring the scenery is exhilarating for more reasons than one. The bridge is set in the middle of a lush 27-acre rainforest, where visitors can walk along nature trails or across cable bridges suspended between the trees. During the Christmas period, the park is illumination with hundreds and thousands of fairy lights, enhancing its natural beauty.
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Cape Spear is Canada’s easternmost point, its sheer cliffs overlooking the expansive Atlantic Ocean. In addition to stunning sunrises, the cape is an excellent place to spot seabirds, whales, and even icebergs. The site is also home to the oldest-surviving lighthouse in the province, which was constructed in 1836. A graceful neoclassical cube with a domed light tower in the center, the lighthouse’s restored interior demonstrates the conditions in which a typical lighthouse keeper and his family would have lived in the mid-19th century.
  • Whitehorse, Yukon
Spread across the west side of the Yukon River, Whitehorse is the capital of the Yukon and the starting point for many explorations of Canada’s remote north. The town initially flourished during the 1890s as a layover point for prospectors heading north during the height of the Klondike Gold Rush. The walkway along the Yukon River is lined with historic Gold Rush buildings painted in bright colors. The same area is home to an unusual building consisting of log cabins stacked on top of each other, once used by engineers building the Alaska Highway.
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Gimli is a charming lakeside town, known for its popular Icelandic Festival, which takes place every summer. The town was settled as ‘New Iceland’ in the 1875, and continues to show off its unique Nordic heritage to this day. A much-loved destination in the summer for residents of Canada’s prairie provinces, the town is home to sandy beaches and a pretty waterfront with a mural-decorated seawall. During the winter, the town is an excellent base for cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and ice-fishing.
  • Lake Louise, Alberta
With turquoise waters framed by perfectly weathered mountains and the stunning Victoria Glacier, Lake Louise is a truly remarkable site. The hotel found adjacent to lake is almost as famous as its namesake. Originally built as part of the famous Canadian Pacific Railway hotel chain, the Chateau Lake Louise, like the Banff Springs and Chateau Frontenac, is modeled after French and Scottish castles. In the winter, the Lake Louise Mountain Resort is one of North America’s largest ski areas, while in the summer the mountains behind the lake offer some of the region’s most rewarding hiking trails

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