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Egypt: Overflight Permit, Landing Permit, Air Traffic Rights






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Overflight: Permit required all ops. OVF avail same day. HECA no quick turn possible, avoid as tech stop. HELX and similar caution scams for high handling charges, eg. $100 ramp buses. Some issues noted with IFPS filed FPL's - departures must be filed locally. Terrorism threat high. Increased security at Hurghada makes it the safest stop. Agent fee $25 for OVF as CAA will only collect charges from agents in Cairo.


Airports of Entry

HEAL El Alamein HEAX Alexandria HEBA Borg El Arab HESN Aswan HEAT Asyut HECA Cairo HEAR El Arish (PPR) HEGN Hurghada HELX Luxor HEMA Marsa Alam HEOW Shark El Oweinat HESH Sharm El Sheikh HESC St Catherine HESG Suhag HETB Taba


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:

Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority



Ministry of Civil Aviation Complex
Cairo Airport Road, Heliopolis
11776 Cairo









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



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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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