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Service Card

Airspace Change Approval Request

Service is for exclusive use of ANS Certificate holders or Aerodrome Certificate or Landing Area Acceptance holders to apply for approvals to the UAE civil airspace.

Access to the service is only possible through accounts provided by GCAA Air Navigation and Aerodromes Department.

Requirements are included in CAR Part VIII-Subpart 6 and AMC 41.

Air Navigation and Aerodrome Service (ANA)
Applicable For Customers
  1. Only users with accounts provided by GCAA Air Navigation & Aerodromes Department may access this service.
  2. The application allows for the upload of supporting documentation.
  3. GCAA will review the application and supporting documentation.
  4. If there is any deficiency, you will receive an e-mail from the GCAA with feedback and instructions on how to update the application.
  5. Once approved by GCAA, the confirmation will be sent via e-mail and uploaded to the Document Library available on the User Dashboard.
Required Documents


  1. Evidence of consultation with and LONO from affected ANSPs and stakeholders
  2. A description of the proposed airspace both written and graphical that shows both the current airspace and the proposed changesEvidence of infrastructure supporting the proposal
  3. An assessment of the operational impact of the proposal on airspace users including the effect on general aviation, military traffic, and airports
  4. An assessment of the economic benefit/cost involved for stakeholders in the event of a Major ChangeAn assessment of the environmental impact of the proposal


  1. A safety assessment of the proposed change in the event of a Moderate or Major Change
  2. A statement that the proposal complies with the UAE ATM Strategic PlanEvidence that the procedure was designed by an organization certified by GCAA
  3. Procedure design documentation as defined in CAR Part 8 - Subpart 6
  4. Ground validation report as defined in CAR Part 8- Subpart 6Draft AIP Charts, text and AIRINC 424 database coding where applicable and required


The final signed LoA or MoU LATSI/SATI (whichever applicable) will need to be provided to the ANA Department via the e-services ANS Operational Approval (AMC 25 process) prior to the entry into operational service

The above list is indicative, please review referenced regulation or advisory publications related to the request, consult your Principal Inspector, or contact the GCAA Service Centre for additional details.

Fees Details
Access and Delivery Time
Maximum 21 Working Days
Terms and Conditions

Services are subject to payment of any applicable Service Fees.

Applicants must address all regulatory, safety and security elements to the satisfaction of the GCAA.

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Service Access
Department : Air Navigation and Aerodromes (ANA)

Services Access Channels:
Fax: 0097124054406
Postal Address:
P.O.Box: 6558
Abu Dhabi
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Over the Counter: Abu Dhabi
Service Provided in Offices
Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Sun - Thu (7:30 am - 2:30 pm)

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Please feel free to get in touch with GCAA for any other enquiry using our different channels
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