Aeronautical Information Publication Vanuatu

The AIPV 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.

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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 down the page.

Find more details regarding the flight approval process on the Non-Scheduled International Flights page.

Airports Vanuatu Limited +678 24740 | +678 24459 | | and

NOTAMS and Air Traffic Services

Pilots departing Vanuatu can obtain up-to-date NOTAM information for airports in the region from ATS.

Airports Vanuatu Limited +678 24740 | +678 24459 |

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:

Airports Vanuatu Limited AFTN: NVVVZTZX | +678 24740 | +678 24459 |


A small area for flight planning is established in the AVL Head Office. Regional maps and Jeppesen charts are provided. Domestic Flight Schedules are subject to change.

Useful Documentation

Aeronautical Info Publication

Flight Approval Request Form

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