GEN 4 CHARGES FOR AERODROMES / HELIPORTS AND AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES

GEN 4.1 Aerodrome / heliport charges

4.1.1 Major Aerodromes

Charges for aerodromes under the administration of civil aviation authorities are quoted separately for each individual Emirate under the following headings and in the order given:
  1. Landing charges

    • Basis

    • Rates

    • Rules

  2. Parking charges

    • Basis

    • Parking rates

    • Rules

  3. Passenger service charges

  4. Security charges

  5. Noise related charges

  6. Other charges

  7. Exemptions / reductions

  8. Methods of payment

4.1.2 Other Aerodromes

Charges for other aerodromes are the responsibility of the aerodrome administrative authority. Enquires as to the charges levied for a particular operation should be directed to the administrative authority, the address for which is given in the applicable GEN 1 section.

4.1.3 Emirate of Abu Dhabi

Unless specifically and separately stated, the charges set out hereunder are common to all ADAC administered aerodromes. Charges for services and facilities not mentioned (e.g. for the carriage of baggage between aircraft and terminal buildings) may vary from aerodrome to aerodrome and information concerning such charges may be obtained at the aerodromes. Unless an alternative arrangement has been made, all charges for the use of the aerodrome are payable by the pilot of the aircraft on demand or before the aircraft departs from the aerodrome.

4.1.3.1 Landing charges
4.1.3.1.1 Basis

Maximum take-off weight as shown in the certificate of airworthiness.

4.1.3.1.2 Rates

i) OMAA aerodrome:

Aircraft weighingRates per landing
Up to 5,000 KGAED 4.85 per 500 KG or part thereof
Exceeding 5,000 KG but not exceeding 50,000 KGAED 6.00 per 500 KG or part thereof
Exceeding 50,000 KGAED 7.35 per 500 KG or part thereof

ii) OMAL aerodrome:

Aircraft weighingRates per landing
Up to 5,000 KGAED 4.00 per 500 KG or part thereof
Exceeding 5,000 KG but not exceeding 50,000 KGAED 5.00 per 500 KG or part thereof
Exceeding 50,000 KGAED 6.00 per 500 KG or part thereof

iii) OMAD aerodrome:

Aircraft weighingRates per landing
Up to 5,000 KGAED 26.00
From 5,001 KG, to 15,000 KGAED 62.00
From 15,001 KG to 25,000 KGAED 230.00
From 25,001 KG to 35,000 KGAED 382.00
From 35,001 KG to 50,000 KGAED 473.00
Exceeding 50,000 KGAED 879.00
4.1.3.1.3 Rules

The payment of the landing charge shall entitle the aircraft to:

  1. the use of the aerodrome for alighting and departure,

  2. the use of radio and night lighting installations at the aerodrome,

  3. the supply of all available information as to routes and weather information,

  4. the service of the aerodrome personnel, if available, for manual assistance in guiding, housing or parking the aircraft.

Note: The landing charge, the payment of which entitles the aircraft to the use of the radio, does not include operation charges or charges for radio services in the connection with movement, which may be levied by an approved agency of the government.

4.1.3.2 Parking charges
4.1.3.2.1 Basis
  1. OMAA aerodrome:

    • For Passenger and Cargo operations, duration of time in hours.
    • For General Aviation operations, the product of the length times the span of the aircraft in metres.
  2. OMAL aerodrome:

    The product of the length times the span of the aircraft in metres.

  3. OMAD aerodrome:

    Corresponding to the MTOW of the aircraft.

4.1.3.2.2 Parking rates

i) OMAA aerodrome:

  1. Apron Parking – Passenger Operations
    Narrow Body
    • 1 hour and 30 minutes free after landing (starts on ‘on-block’)
    • AED 200 for the first charging hour or part thereof (after end of free period)
    • AED 330 per each additional hour thereafter or part thereof
    Wide Body
    • 3 hours free after landing (starts on ‘on-block’)
    • AED 300 per hour for the first 3 charging hours or part thereof (after end of free period)
    • AED 560 per each additional hour thereafter or part thereof
  2. Apron Parking – Cargo Operations
    Narrow Body
    • 6 hours after landing (starts on ‘on-block’)
    • AED 200 for the first charging hour or part thereof (after end of free period)
    • AED 330 per each additional hour thereafter or part thereof
    Wide Body
    • 6 hours free after landing (starts on ‘on-block’)
    • AED 300 per hour for the first 3 charging hours or part thereof (after end of free period)
    • AED 560 per each additional hour thereafter or part thereof
  3. Apron Parking – General Aviation Operations
    For the first 50 square metresAED 3.00
    For each additional 10 square metres or part thereofAED 0.60

ii) OMAL aerodrome:

Apron parking – all aircraft

For the first 50 square metresAED 3.00
For each additional 10 square metres or part thereofAED 0.60

iii) OMAD aerodrome:

Apron parking – all aircraft

Aircraft weighingRate per Hour (or part thereof)
First 4 hoursFree of charge
Up to 5,000 KGAED 20.00
From 5,001 KG to 15,000 KGAED 24.00
From 15,001 KG to 25,000 KGAED 33.00
From 25,001 KG to 35,000 KGAED 35.00
From 35,001 KG to 50,000 KGAED 37.00
Exceeding 50,000 KGAED 40.00
4.1.3.2.3 Rules
  1. OMAA aerodrome:
    1. Passenger and Cargo Operations

      These charges will apply whilst the aircraft is parked on areas designated as airport parking areas within the passenger and/or cargo operations areas. Parking charges will be based on the total number of hours or part thereof that an aircraft has been parked on areas designated as the airport parking areas. Parking times will be measured from On-block time to Off-block time.

    2. General Aviation Operations

      No fees will be charged for the first 6 hours after landing. After the first 6 hours has passed, the above rates shall apply for each period of 24 hours or part thereof that passes. General Aviation aircraft parking outside of designated airport parking within the General Aviation areas for General Aviation Aircraft will be subject to charges specified under 4.1.3.2.2 i) c.

  2. OMAL aerodrome:

    No parking fees will be charged for the first six hours after landing. After the first six hours and for each period of 24 hours, or part thereof, the parking rates specified in 4.1.3.2.2 ii) will be charged.

  3. OMAD aerodrome:

    No parking fees will be charged for the first four hours after landing. After the first four hours, parking charges will be based on the total number of hours or part thereof that an aircraft has been parked.

4.1.3.3 Passenger service charges
4.1.3.3.1 A charge of AED 75 is levied on each departing passenger, departing from international terminals.
4.1.3.3.2 The following exemptions from passenger service charges are granted:
  1. Children under the age of 2 years.
  2. Members of the aircraft operating crew.
  3. Transfer / Transit passengers continuing travel within 24 hours of arrival.
4.1.3.3.3 Passenger Facility Charge
  1. A charge of AED 35 is levied on each departing passenger from any International Airport of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. This includes passengers
    • Originating their journey from Abu Dhabi and;
    • Transfer passengers continuing their journey on the same or any other airline.
  2. This charge is in addition to all existing passenger related charges in order to recover operating costs for Airport Facilities.
  3. The following exemptions from Passenger Facility Charges are granted to:
    • Operating crew,
    • Transit passengers with same arrival and departure flight numbers continuing travel within 24 hours,
    • Infants under the age of 2 not occupying a seat.
4.1.3.4 Security charges
4.1.3.4.1 None specified
4.1.3.5 Noise related charges
4.1.3.5.1 None specified
4.1.3.6 Other charges
4.1.3.6.1 Passenger Security & Safety charge
4.1.3.6.1.1 A charge of AED 5.00 is levied on each departing passenger.
4.1.3.6.1.2 The following exemptions from Passenger Security & Safety charge are granted:
  1. Children under the age of 2 years.
  2. Members of the aircraft operating crew on duty.
  3. Transfer / Transit passengers continuing travel within 24 hours of arrival.
4.1.3.6.2 Advance Passenger Information Fee
4.1.3.6.2.1 A charge of AED 5.00 is levied on each arriving passenger.
4.1.3.6.2.2 The following exemptions for the Advanced Passenger Information Fee are granted:
  1. Children under the age of 2 years.
  2. Members of the aircraft operating crew only.
  3. Transfer / Transit passengers continuing travel within 24 hours of arrival.
4.1.3.7 Exemptions / reductions
4.1.3.7.1 The following aircraft will be exempt from landing and parking fees:
  1. Royal, diplomatic and state aircraft,
  2. Aircraft engaged in search and rescue operations,
  3. Bona fide test flights or calibration flights approved by the airport authority.
4.1.3.7.2 A rebate of 50 % of landing charges will be granted in respect of aircraft on training flights.
4.1.3.8 Methods of payment
4.1.3.8.1 Payment of charges will be accepted in United Arab Emirates Dirhams (AED), Sterling (GBP) or in United States Dollars (USD) only, either in cash or travellers cheques. Charges must be paid to the ADAC Traffic Officer before departure of the aircraft unless previous arrangements have been made for monthly credit account facilities

4.1.4 Emirate of Dubai

The charges set for aerodromes administered by Dubai Airports are available on www.dubaiairports.ae. Charges for services and facilities not mentioned (e.g. for the carriage of baggage between aircraft and terminal buildings) may vary from aerodrome to aerodrome, and information concerning such charges may be obtained at the aerodromes. Unless an alternative arrangement has been made, all charges for the use of the aerodrome are payable by the pilot of the aircraft on demand or before the aircraft departs from the aerodrome.

4.1.4.1 Landing charges
4.1.4.1.1 Basis

Maximum permissible take - off weight as shown in the certificate of airworthiness.

4.1.4.1.2 Rates

Rates charges levied on landing are set out in the schedule of charges and conditions of use on www.dubaiairports.ae

4.1.4.1.3 Rules

The payment of the landing charge entitles the aircraft to:

  1. the use of all manoeuvring areas on the airport,

  2. all navigational approach and lighting aids,

  3. all emergency services and all briefing and meteorological services,

  4. the services of the aerodrome personnel, if available, for manual assistance in guiding, housing or parking the aircraft,

  5. the provision of local air traffic services.

4.1.4.2 Parking charges
4.1.4.2.1 Basis

The charges for parking aircraft at Dubai International are based on number of hours and aircraft category.

4.1.4.2.2 Parking rates

Rates charges levied on parking are set out in the schedule of charges and conditions of use on www.dubaiairports.ae

4.1.4.3 Passenger service charges

Passenger service charges are set out in the schedule of charges and conditions of use on www.dubaiairports.ae

4.1.4.4 Security charges

Security charges are set out in the schedule of charges and conditions of use on www.dubaiairports.ae

4.1.4.5 Noise related charges
4.1.4.5.1 None specified
4.1.4.6 Other charges
4.1.4.6.1 Airbridge charges

Airbridge charges are set out in the schedule of charges and conditions of use on www.dubaiairports.ae

4.1.4.6.2 Airport Security Pass charges

There is a charge for airport security pass based on the type of service.

4.1.4.6.3 Passenger Security & Safety charge
4.1.4.6.3.1 Passenger security & safety charges are set out in the schedule of charges and conditions of use on www.dubaiairports.ae
4.1.4.6.4 Fire Coverage Charge
4.1.4.6.4.1 Fire coverage charges are set out in the schedule of charges and conditions of use on www.dubaiairports.ae
4.1.4.6.5 Advance Passenger Information Fee
4.1.4.6.5.1 API charges are set out in the schedule of charges and conditions of use on www.dubaiairports.ae
4.1.4.6.6 Passenger facility charge (Dubai International only)
4.1.4.6.6.1 Passenger security & safety charges are set out in the schedule of charges and conditions of use on www.dubaiairports.ae
4.1.4.6.7 Security charge
4.1.4.6.7.1 A charge of AED 300.00 is levied per service for flights requiring additional security at gate.
4.1.4.7 Exemptions / reductions

Exemptions / reductions are set out in the conditions of use on www.dubaiairports.ae

4.1.4.8 Methods of payment

Methods of payments are set out in the conditions of use on www.dubaiairports.ae

4.1.5 Emirate of Fujairah

The charges set out hereunder are common to all DCA administered aerodromes, except where is it stated to the contrary. Charges for services and facilities not mentioned (e.g. for the carriage of baggage between the aircraft and terminal buildings) may vary from aerodrome to aerodrome, and information concerning such charges may be obtained at the aerodromes. Unless an alternative arrangement has been made, all charges for the use of the aerodrome are payable by the pilot of the aircraft on demand or before the aircraft departs from the aerodrome.

4.1.5.1 Landing charges
4.1.5.1.1 Basis

Landing fees will be calculated on the basis of the maximum all up weight of the aircraft.

4.1.5.1.2 Rates
MTOW (METRIC TONS)LANDING FEE
UPTO 25 TONFree
26 TO 70 TONAED 10 per TON
71 TO 120 TON
121 TO 150 TON
151 TO 190 TON
191 TO 300 TON
301 TON PLUS
4.1.5.1.3 Rules

The payment of the landing charge shall entitle the aircraft to:

  1. the use of the aerodrome for alighting and departure,

  2. the provision of local air traffic services,

  3. the use of aerodrome radio navigation aids and aerodrome ground aids,

  4. the supply of all available information as to routes and weather information,

  5. the services of aerodrome personnel for manual assistance in guiding, housing or parking of aircraft.

4.1.5.2 Parking charges
4.1.5.2.1 Basis

Calculated on the basis of maximum all up weight of the aircraft.

4.1.5.2.2 Parking rates

For all aircraft types

DurationRates
First 6 hoursNo parking charges
Day 1 - 3AED 1.00 per Ton per day
Day 4 - 7AED 1.50 per Ton per day
Day 8 - 14AED 2.00 per Ton per day
Day 15 - 29AED 2.00 per Ton per day, plus AED 100 per day
Day 30 onwardsAED 3.00 per Ton per day, plus AED 100 per day
4.1.5.2.3 Rules

No parking fee will be charged for the first six hours after actual landing time. Thereafter a fee will be payable in accordance with the above rates for each twenty four hours or part thereof, commencing from the actual time of landing.

4.1.5.3 Passenger service charges
4.1.5.3.1 None specified
4.1.5.4 Security charges
4.1.5.4.1 None specified
4.1.5.5 Noise related charges
4.1.5.5.1 None specified
4.1.5.6 Other charges
4.1.5.6.1 None specified
4.1.5.7 Exemptions / reductions
4.1.5.7.1 The following aircraft will exempt from landing and parking fees:
  1. aircraft engaged on search and rescue operations when providing a free service,

  2. state aircraft operated by members of the Arab Gulf Co-operation Council,

  3. test or calibration flight approved by the airport authority,

  4. other aircraft as determined by the DCA Fujairah.

4.1.5.7.2 A rebate of 50 % of landing charges will be granted in respect of:
  1. aircraft operating on scheduled services originating from an aerodrome less than 25 NM distant,

  2. aircraft making test flights or carrying passengers for hire or reward when the flight originates and terminates at Fujairah International Airport without making an intermediate landing,

  3. aircraft carrying out training flights,

  4. helicopters.

Note: Application for this rebate must be made in advance in respect of (a) to (c) inclusive.

4.1.5.8 Methods of payment
4.1.5.8.1 Payment of fees will be accepted only in the following currencies:
  1. United Arab Emirates Dirhams (AED)

  2. Sterling (GBP)

  3. United States Dollars (USD)

  4. Euro (EUR)

4.1.5.8.2 Payment is accepted in cash or travellers cheques. Fees must be paid before departure of the aircraft unless previous arrangements have been made for a monthly account. Rates of currency exchange for payments of charges in other than AED are determined by the airport authority and are subject to change.

4.1.6 Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah

The charges set out hereunder are common to all DCA administered aerodromes, except where it is stated to the contrary. Charges for services and facilities not mentioned (e.g. for the carriage of baggage between aircraft and terminal buildings) may vary from aerodrome to aerodrome, and information concerning such charges may be obtained at the aerodromes. Unless an alternative arrangement has been made, all charges for the use of the aerodrome are payable by the pilot of the aircraft on demand or before the aircraft departs from the aerodrome.

4.1.6.1 Landing charges
4.1.6.1.1 Basis

Landing Charges* will be calculated on the following rate based on Maximum Take - Off Weight (MTOW) as shown in the Certificate of Airworthiness.

Note: * All flights are subject to a minimum Landing Charge of AED 100.

4.1.6.1.2 Rates

AED 10.00 per metric ton (or part thereof)

4.1.6.1.3 Rules

The payment of the landing charge shall entitle the aircraft to:

  1. the use of the aerodrome for alighting and departure,

  2. the use of radio and night lighting installations at the aerodrome,

  3. the supply of all available information as to routes and weather information,

  4. the services of the aerodrome personnel, if available, for manual assistance in guiding, housing or parking the aircraft.

Note: The landing charge, the payment of which entitles the aircraft to the use of the radio, does not include operation charges or charges for radio services in connection with movement, which may be levied by an approved agency of the government.

4.1.6.2 Parking charges
4.1.6.2.1 Parking rates

On request

4.1.6.2.2 Rules
  1. No parking fee will be charged for the first six hours for cargo aircraft and first two hours for passenger aircraft after landing. After such period and for each period of 24 hours, or part thereof, parking charges will be applied.

4.1.6.3 Passenger service charges
4.1.6.3.1 None specified
4.1.6.4 Security charges
4.1.6.4.1 None specified
4.1.6.5 Noise related charges
4.1.6.5.1 None specified
4.1.6.6 Other charges
4.1.6.6.1 None specified
4.1.6.7 Exemptions / reductions
4.1.6.7.1 The following aircraft will be exempt from landing and parking fees:
  1. royal, diplomatic and state aircraft,

  2. aircraft engaged on search and rescue operations,

  3. bona fide test flights or calibration flights approved by the airport authority.

4.1.6.8 Method of payment
4.1.6.8.1 Payment of charges will be accepted in United Arab Emirates Dirhams (AED), Sterling (GBP) or in United States Dollars (USD) only, either in cash or travellers cheques. Charges must be paid to the duty operations officer before departure of the aircraft unless previous arrangements have been made for monthly credit account facilities.

4.1.7 Emirate of Sharjah

The charges set out hereunder are common to all DCA administered aerodromes, except where is it stated to the contrary. Charges for services and facilities not mentioned (e.g. for the carriage of baggage between the aircraft and terminal buildings) may vary from aerodrome to aerodrome, and information concerning such charges may be obtained at the aerodromes. Unless an alternative arrangement has been made, all charges for the use of the aerodrome are payable by the pilot of the aircraft on demand or before the aircraft departs from the aerodrome.

4.1.7.1 Landing charges
4.1.7.1.1 Basis

Maximum take-off weight based on the rates below.

4.1.7.1.2 Rates
Aircraft weightRate per landing
Below 50 tons (Flat charge)AED 600
50 tons and aboveAED 13.10 per 1000 KG or part thereof
4.1.7.1.3 Rules

The payment of the landing charge shall entitle the aircraft to:

  1. the use of the aerodrome for alighting and departure,

  2. the use of radio and night lighting installations at the aerodrome,

  3. The supply of all available information as to routes and weather information,

  4. the services of the aerodrome personnel, if available, for manual assistance in guiding, housing or parking the aircraft.

Note: The landing charge, the payment of which entitles the aircraft to the use of the radio, does not include operation charges or charges for radio services in connection with movement, which may be levied by an approved agency of the government.

4.1.7.2 Parking charges
4.1.7.2.1 Basis

The charges for parking aircraft at Sharjah International are based on number of hours and aircraft category.

No parking fee will be levied if the flight departs within 6 (six) hours of arrival.

4.1.7.2.2 Parking rates
Aircraft with MTOW Below 50 tons (Flat charge)AED 100 per day after first 6 hrs.
Aircraft with MTOW of 50 tons and aboveParking fee is charged on 24 hours basis -or part thereof.
Parking fee for Day 1 - @ AED 1/- (USD 0.27) per 1000 Kgs on MTOW.
Parking fee for Day 2 will be 35% more than that of Day 1 and will escalate by 25% for every day onwards based on preceding day till Day 5.
Day 5 charges will continue thereafter for each day.
Total parking fee is cumulative of the number of days parked.
Kindly note, the published parking charges are at the discretion of the Airport Authority, and subject to change based on such factors as type of operations, schedule, duration of parking, etc.
4.1.7.3 Passenger service charges
4.1.7.3.1 AED 60/- per passenger departing from OMSJ as Passenger Service Charge. (Collected by Sharjah Airport Authority).
4.1.7.3.2 AED 5/- per passenger departing from OMSJ as Passenger Service Charge tax. (Collected by IATA).
4.1.7.3.3 AED 5/- per passenger arriving OMSJ as Advance Passenger Information (Collected by IATA).
4.1.7.3.4 AED 15/- per passenger departing from OMSJ as Passenger Safety & Security Charge. (Collected by IATA).
4.1.7.3.5 AED 35/- per passenger including transfer passenger departing from OMSJ as Passenger Facility Charge (Collected by Sharjah Airport Authority).
4.1.7.4 Security charges
4.1.7.4.1 None specified
4.1.7.5 Noise related charges
4.1.7.5.1 None specified
4.1.7.6 Other charges
4.1.7.6.1 Diversion Flight surcharge

AED 2000/- per aircraft

4.1.7.6.2 AED 150/- Met Folder Charges
4.1.7.6.3 AED 250/- X Ray Charges (for Pax flts only)
4.1.7.7 Exemptions / reductions
4.1.7.7.1 The following aircraft will be exempt from landing and parking fees:
  1. royal, diplomatic and state aircraft,

  2. aircraft engaged on search and rescue operations when providing a free service,

  3. military aircraft of the GCC countries,

  4. bona fide test flights or calibration flights approved by the airport authority.

4.1.7.7.2 A rebate of 50 % of landing charges will be granted in respect of:
  1. aircraft operating on scheduled services originating from a recognised point less than 40 NM distant,

  2. aircraft carrying passengers for hire or reward or pleasure flights and taking up and setting down passengers at Sharjah airport,

  3. aircraft carrying out training flights,

  4. helicopters.

4.1.7.8 Methods of payment
4.1.7.8.1 Payment for fees will be accepted only in the following currencies:
  1. United Arab Emirates Dirhams (AED)

  2. Sterling (GBP)

  3. United State Dollars (USD)

  4. Euro (EUR)

4.1.7.8.2 Modes of Payment:
  1. Payment of charges will be accepted in:
    • CASH.
    • CREDIT CARD (AMEX, VISA, DC, MASTER CARD, AVCARD)
    • CREDIT FACILITY
    • BANK GUARANTEE.

    (Rate of exchange: USD 1 = AED 3.65)

    Note1: These rates are valid effective 1st of January 2014 till further notice

    Note2:The above rates are the published charges & tariffs, which may be subject to further consideration, based on the volumes, frequencies, destinations and types of aircraft utilized by the carrier.