COLOMBIA Overflight Permit

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COLOMBIA Overflight Permit

from 160.00

The overflight permit for Colombia can now be processed online. Add to cart and then upload your documents.

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Do we need a permit for Colombia?
— Most likely - unless landing for a tech stop less than 48 hours

Permit Requirements: All operations over Colombian territory require a permit. This includes all flights through the SKED/Baranquilla and SKCG/Cartagena FIRs. Exception: If landing for 48 hours or less as a technical stop only, no commercial change of passengers, then a permit is not required.
Documents Required: Registration, Airworthiness, Insurance, Licenses, Medicals.
Lead Time: Civil Aviation processing is 3 working days.
Validity: Permits are normally valid for 72 hours.
Permit Format: The permit is issued as six digit number, which should be placed in Field 18 of your flight plan in the format RMK/PERMIT COLOMBIA 632572
Aviation Authority Fees: Permit fees are included in the price above. ATC Navigation Fees are billed after the flight, directly to Flight Service Bureau (CAA in this country will only bill directly to whoever makes the application). Flight Service Bureau will therefore invoice you for these fees post-flight, with an additional 15% Administration fee.”
Airspace Map for Colombia: View above to check your route.

Special Requirements - Colombia

Please supply the Hexadecimal code of the Aircraft Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT)

Special Permits

  • Specific Approval: All countries require a Special Permit to overfly if you are operating on a Ferry Permit, Special Flight Authorization, Special Airworthiness Certificate, or have any other departure from standard ICAO documents. Approval is normally given by the Department of Transport rather than the Aviation Authority. Processing time is 5 days. Read more about this type of permit here.
  • Dangerous Goods: Any aircraft carrying Dangerous Goods (DG's) as specified in ICAO Annex 18 and the Technical Instructions, requires Approval from the country overflown. For this service, contact directly.
  • Block Permit: For Colombia, IATA Summer and Winter Seasonal permits are available for Airlines and regular operators. Navigation Charges are billed direct to the Operator. For a block permit, order directly at

Document Upload

Add the required permit to your cart, then use the Document Collector below to submit the documents to Civil Aviation for your flight. Make sure all are clear and legible, especially for names, license numbers and dates. If you prefer, you can also just email them to