Pilots and Aircraft Operators

Health Advice issued by the Government of Vanuatu and its partners for Travellers to the 10th Pacific Mini Games (VAN2017) to be staged in Vanuatu from the 04th to 15th December 2017. The event will also be a Tobacco Free Pacific Mini Games.

This page provides information to pilots and aircraft operators to facilitate a safe and smooth operation into and out of Vanuatu.

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Aeronautical Information Publication Vanuatu (AIPV)

The AIP is published by the authority of the Civil Aviation Authority Vanuatu (CAAV). Airports Vanuatu Limited (AVL) is a corporation set up by government, contracted by CAAV to be the Aeronautical Services Provider to meet the requirements of Civil Aviation Rule Part 175. The CAAV has delegated responsibility for the information published in Vanuatu to AVL relevant to operations within the Port Vila Sector of the Nadi FIR. The AIPV has been prepared in accordance with the Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS) of ICAO Annex 15 and the guidance material in the ICAO Aeronautical Services Manual (Doc. 8126 -AN/872/3).

The latest issue of the AIPV is dated 02 February 2017, Amendments are published as and when required. The AIPV is published by GroupEAD and is available in either a hard copy or electronic version from AVL or from GroupEAD. Prices are available on request.

Airports Vanuatu Limited
Email:
ats@airports.vu

Airways Publishing limited
Email:
aim@airways.co.nz
Webiste: www.airways.co.nz

Flight Approval

The pilot of an aircraft on an unscheduled flight who intends to overfly Vanuatu,or to use a Vanuatu airport for landing (including the nomination of a Vanuatu airport as an alternate shall request permission from Air Traffic Services prior to departure and include the information listed on this Document Here.
Tel: 678-24740
Fax: 678-24459
Email:
gmops@airports.vu
Email: pascal.alick@airports.vu

NOTAMS

Air Traffic Services Port Vila / Bauerfield.
Pilots departing Vanuatu can obtain up-to-date NOTAM information for airports in the region from ATS
Tel: (+678) 24740
Fax: (+678) 24459
Email:
ats@airports.vu

Flight Plans

Flight plans are required for all flights in, out and within Vanuatu airspace and may be sent to Air Traffic Services as follows:
AFTN: NVVVZTZX
Tel: (+678) 24740
Fax: (+678) 24459
Email:
ats@airports.vu

A small area for flight planning is established in the AVL Head Office. Regional maps and Jeppesen charts are provided.
International Flight Plans.
Domestic Flight Schedule.

Domestic Flight Schedules are subject to change.