Bangladesh Overflight Permit New Rules

  • Bangladesh Overflight Permit New Rules

    Bangladesh Overflight Permit New Rules

    In this short blog, we will overview Bangladesh airports and its flight clearance requirements and list the new rules required from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to obtain Bangladesh overflight permit.


    Basic Information:

    Capital city: Dhaka
    Country code: 880
    Currency: Bangladeshi Taka (BDT)


    Bangladesh Airports:

    Airport Name IATA ICAO City
    Barisal Airport BZL VGBR Barisal
    Cox’s Bazar Airport CXB VGCB Cox’s Bazar
    Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport DAC VGHS Dhaka
    Ishurdi Airport IRD VGIS Ishurdi
    Jessore Airport JSR VGJR Jashahor
    Osmany International Airport ZYL VGSY Sylhet
    Saidpur Airport SPD VGSD Saidpur
    Shah Amanat International Airport CGP VGEG Chittagong
    Shah Mokhdum Airport RJH VGRJ Rajshahi
    Bogra Airport VGBG Bogra
    Comilla Airport CLA VGCM Comilla
    Lalmonirhat Airport LLJ VGLM Lalmonirhat
    Shamshernagar Airport ZHM VGSH Shamshernagar
    Tejgaon Airport VGTJ Dhaka
    Thakurgaon Airport TKR VGSG Thakurgaon


    Flight Permit Requirements:

    Bangladesh is a signatory to the Chicago Convention, therefore, the conditions of flights and crews should be compliant with ICAO general rules of international air traffic.

    Flights should be also complaint in accordance with Bangladesh regulations for the transport of troops, equipment, materials and dangerous goods.

    All flights overflying Bangladesh require an overflight clearance.

    According to the Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), it is required to file a request for overflight clearance at least 72 working hours before flight departure.
    The new rules require the following list of information to be submitted to the CAA. And to be included in the overflight application form.

    1. Flight level
    2. Flight rules (IFR/VFR)
    3. Flight route from / to
    4. Bangladesh FIR entry/exit point
    5. Total number of Crew
    6. Total number of Pax


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