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Canada: Overflight Permit, Landing Permit, Air Traffic Rights






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Country Details

Overflight: OVF not required; LDG by commercial flights requires a Canadian FAOC - several months to process. CANPASS system for customs, private flts only. Advance notification 2-48hrs prior. Fax GenDec. PIC only must call to confirm, and again on landing. Advise any changes >30 mins. Check Cabotage carefully, very stringent rules. Ramp checks common at YYR and YQX. ADS-B in high use in Hudson Bay area, ATC required addnl fuel to be caried by flights without it. Gander OCA requires MNPS/RVSM above FL280 except for Blue Spruce routes.


Airports of Entry

Calgary Calgary International Airport YYC Charlottetown Charlottetown Airport YYG Cranbrook Canadian Rockies International Airport YXC Edmonton Edmonton International Airport YEG Fredericton Greater Fredericton Airport YFC Gander Gander International Airport YQX Halifax Halifax Stanfield International Airport YHZ Hamilton John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport YHM Iqaluit Iqaluit Airport YFB Kelowna Kelowna International Airport YLW Regional Municipality of Waterloo Region of Waterloo International Airport YKF London London International Airport YXU Moncton Greater Moncton International Airport YQM Montreal Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport YUL Montreal / Longueuil Montréal/Saint-Hubert Airport YHU Muskoka Muskoka Airport YQA Ottawa Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport YOW Quebec Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport YQB Regina Regina International Airport YQR Saskatoon Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport YXE St. John's St. John's International Airport YYT Toronto Toronto Pearson International Airport YYZ Toronto Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport YTZ Trenton CFB Trenton YTR Vancouver Vancouver International Airport YVR Victoria Victoria International Airport YYJ Whitehorse Whitehorse International Airport YXY Winnipeg Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport YWG Yellowknife Yellowknife Airport YZF


Additional Services

As well as permit assistance, World Air Ops can provide Ground Handling and Contract Fuel at most locations in the country. Contact flt.sup@worldairops.com with your requirements.


If you are flight planning an international trip, you may wish to use our complimentary TripCheck™ service for a quick review of permits and important information.




National Civil Aviation Authority:

Transport Canada



330 Sparks Street
Tower C, Place de Ville
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N8









Permit Types available through World Air Ops:

Non-scheduled Overflight Permit / Overflight Clearance

Non-scheduled Landing Permit

Special Flight Authorisation

Ferry Permit / Special Flight Permit / Permit to Fly

Scheduled Airline Overflight Permit (Season Block)

Diplomatic Clearance / Diplomatic Overflight and Landing Permit

Dangerous Goods / Weapons Authorisation

Traffic Rights, Charter Flight Permit, Airport Slots




How do I get a permit?

Simply click the Contact Us button below, and where possible we will be with you within 15 minutes. Applications can be made on your behalf same day, and expedited service is available depending on the type of flight.


What documents do I need?

For the majority of one-off permit applications, we will require a PDF copy of the following:

- Aircraft Certificate of Registration

- Aircraft Certificate of Airworthiness (If restricted please supply details)

- Insurance Certificate showing worldwide coverage or country specific coverage

- Pilot License and Medical



Airline, Flight Ops, and Pilot Assistance
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Have a question about permits? We know that you probably want an answer fast. Our response target time is 15 minutes.


If you prefer, you can email us at flt.sup@worldairops.com or call us on +1 747 200 1993 - press 1 for operations.





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