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Flight Approvals - Salalah Airport



The Directorate General of Safety & Aviation Services (DGSAS), Ministry of Transport & Communication is responsible for granting all flight approvals.

Schedule Airlines

Schedule airlines willing to operate should be designated by the Bilateral Air Service Agreement once this requirement is fulfilled a request should be made to DGSAS indicting the schedule.

Charter, Cargo and Ad-Hoc Operators

The operator is required to furnish the following documents and information to Department of Air Transport (PACA) at least 72 hours before the operation date (excluding THR / FRI):

  • Name of operator and full address (Address / TEL / FAX / E-MAIL).
  • Arrivals and Departure Details, Dates and Times.
  • Entry/Exit points within Muscat FIR & itinerary schedule ETD/ETA.
  • Flight plan indicating origin, intermediate and beyond points, to be indicated with the airport codes.
  • Purpose of the flight, number of passengers, nature and amount of cargo if freight.
  • Name, address and business of chatterer if any.
  • Names of crew members.
  • Responsible authority and person name for settling the Air Navigation, Landing and Parking Charges. (Address / TEL / FAX / E-MAIL).

Valid and clear copies of the following documents to be submitted:

  • Air Operator Certificate with the specifications.
  • Certificate of Insurance, including third party liability.
  • Certificate of Registration, (only for the aircraft intended to operate with).
  • Certificate of Airworthiness, (only for the aircraft intended to operate with).
  • Aircraft Noise Certificate, (only for the aircraft intended to operate with).
  • Radio Licenses Certificate, (only for the aircraft intended to operate with).

The flight approval application should be sent to:
Director Air Transport
Directorate General of Safety & Aviation Services
P.O. Box, 1, P.C. 111
Seeb, Sultanate of Oman
Fax: +968-24510825 or +968-24518170
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Office working hours, Saturday-Wednesday 03:30 – 10:30 UTC timing.

For urgent cases of flight clearance outside the office working hours please contact:
Duty Communicator
Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA),
Tel: +968-24519332 or +968-24519260
Fax: +968-24510617
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