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Flight operational services for French Guiana
For smooth operations for your flight to French Guiana, you must ensure that all your flight support requirements are taken care of. Obtaining permits on time, efficient ground handling services, and effective trip-planning are factors that contributes to a successful and punctual flight.
Overflight Permit French Guiana
Documents required for overflight permit in French Guiana for AD-HOC, commercial, and private flights Overflight permit requirement for overflying permits and Overflight Permit Charge
Same as France, French Guiana overflight permission is not required. But at some airports overnight flight requires parking confirmation from airport authority.
Lead time to obtain the overflight permit for French Guiana N/A
Short notice overflight permit for French Guiana N/A
Validity of overflight permit in French Guiana As per the schedule requested
Landing Permit French Guiana
Documents required for landing permit in French Guiana for AD-HOC, commercial, and private flights Same as France, for French Guiana landing permit-
PPR is required in some locations, depending on the type of flight.
There is no specific document required to land.
Lead time to obtain the landing permit forFrench Guiana N/A
Short notice landing permit for French Guiana Can be arranged at an additional cost
Validity of landing permit in French Guiana As per the schedule requested
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Additional information for overflight permit and landing permit for French Guiana:

Corporate flights above 5,700 kg have to seek prior permission, at least 48 hours before departure.

Lighter aircraft must file a flight plan.

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When planning for your trip to French Guiana, there are few factors you need to consider:
Flight Management and Trip planning for French Guiana
Weekend Official weekend in French Guiana is Saturday- Sunday
Visa Requirements in French Guiana Visa is rarely required. US crew must have a French visa.
Airport Slots Cayenne – Félix Eboué Airport SOCA/ CAY in French Guiana is not slot coordinated.
In-Flight Catering Service Inflight catering can be arranged from inflight caterers as well as reputed hotels and restaurants in the city.
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