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Flight operational services for Botswana
To ensure that you have a successful trip to Botswana, you must make sure that your flight operations and flight management is well taken care of. Factor like having an overflight and a landing permit, availability of ground handling services, and more all should be managed to ensure smooth operations for your flight to Botswana.
Overflight and Landing permits are essential when flying to Botswana, which is issued by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in the country.
Overflight Permit Botswana
Documents required for overflight permit in Botswana for AD-HOC, commercial, and private flights • Purpose of Flight
• Capt. Name & Nationality
• Number of PAX & Nationality
• Flight Route
Lead time to obtain the overflight permit for Botswana 24 Hours (If all information is received during CAA working hours)
Short notice overflight permit for Botswana Can be obtained in 1 hour, if the request is made during the working hours of the CAA of Botswana
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Landing Permit Botswana
Documents required for landing permit in Botswana for AD-HOC, commercial, and private flights • Purpose of Flight
• Capt. Name & Nationality
• Number of PAX & Nationality
• Flight Route
• Operator Address
• Receiving party
Lead time to obtain the landing permit forBotswana 48 Hours (If all information is received during CAA working hours)
Short notice landing permit for Botswana Can be obtained in 1 hour, if the request is made during the working hours of the CAA of Botswana
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Additional information for overflight permit and landing permit for Botswana:

• Revision of overflight and landing permit in Botswana requires 24hrs & on weekends 48hrs
• Working hours of CAA in Botswana is 0600 UTC- 1300 UTC
• Orapa Airport (FBOR/ ORP) is a privately-owned airport and required an extra permit to be obtained from the owner

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When planning for your trip to Botswana, there are few factors you need to consider:
Flight Management and Trip planning for Botswana
Weekend The official weekend in Botswana is Saturday- Sunday
Visa Requirements in Botswana • All Citizens of Commonwealth countries do not require a visa for Botswana, except those from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Ghana, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
• Foreign nationals whose countries have signed a Visa Abolition Agreement with Botswana are also not required to apply for a visa. Check if you require a visa when traveling to Botswana. (link this to http://www.gov.bw/Ministries--Authorities/Ministries/Ministry-of-Labour--Home-Affairs-MLHA/Tools--Services/Services--Forms/Requirements-for-VISA-application/ )
Airport Slots Airports in Botswana are not slots coordinated
In-Flight Catering Service • No in-flight catering companies
• All catering is sourced from reputed local Hotel or restaurants
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