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Flight operational services for Zambia
For smooth operations for your flight to Zambia, 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 Zambia
Documents required for overflight permit in Zambia for AD-HOC, commercial, and private flights Complete flight details, operator’s address, aircraft details (military or civil and the colour of the aircraft), captain and crew’s complete details, number of passengers, routings (entry/exit, flight levels and its cruising speed). You might require additional documents. Talk to your permit expert to know more.
Lead time to obtain the overflight permit for Zambia 72 hours
Short notice overflight permit for Zambia Can be arranged at an additional cost
Validity of overflight permit in Zambia 72 hours
Landing Permit Zambia
Documents required for landing permit in Zambia for AD-HOC, commercial, and private flights Complete flight details, operator’s address, aircraft details (military or civil and the colour of the aircraft), captain and crew’s complete details, number of passengers, routings (entry/exit, flight levels and its cruising speed). You might require additional documents. Talk to your permit expert to know more.
Lead time to obtain the landing permit forZambia 72 hours
Short notice landing permit for Zambia Can be arranged at an additional cost
Validity of landing permit in Zambia 72 hours
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Additional information for overflight permit and landing permit for Zambia:

• All flights require approval from Director of Civil Aviation and Zambian Air force (ZAF).
• For overflight requests, you require the additional approval of ZAF.
• MEDEVAC approvals are granted through ZAF.

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When planning for your trip to Zambia, there are few factors you need to consider:
Flight Management and Trip planning for Zambia
Weekend Official weekend in Zambia is Saturday - Sunday
Visa Requirements in Zambia Crew require visa prior to entering Zambia.
Passengers require a visa, unless they come from visa exempt countries or countries whose citizens can obtain a visa on arrival.


Airport Slots Airports in Zambia are 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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