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Mozambique Aviation 

Mozambique AirportsImage RemovedHQ to insert map of the country's airfields from the GIS Team in Rome. HQ to ensure map is up to date and provide GIS team with coordinates and descriptions of airfields not captured.

 

Key airport information may also be found at:

 Website of Worldaerodata on Mozambique

Aviation Overview:http://worldaerodata.com/

https://www.aeroportos.co.mz/

Civil aviation is a critical component to the Moçambique Mozambique transport system due to its immense size, nearly : the country spans over 2,000 kms 300 km from north North to south South and because of the poor road network , renders land transportation is slow and needs further development

For a list of airline schedules, please select the following document:

Mozambique Aviation Additional Information

4.1 Mozambique Government Contact List

4.4 Mozambique Airport Company Contact Listtoo slow.

The Civil Aviation Institute of Mozambique (IACM – http://www.iacm.gov.mz/) is the oversight body for all aviation activities.

The national carrier Mozambique Airlines (LAM – http://www.lam.co.mz/) covers only national destinations and some neighbouring countries, e.g. South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. Several international airlines such as SAA, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, TAAG, Qatar Airways, TAP, and Turkish Airlines have flights to Mozambique. The domestic flights are now being opened to other airlines in addition to LAM, and FastJet (https://www.fastjet.com/en) already operates to Beira, Tete and Nampula.

For more information on government agency and airport company contact information, please see the following links: HQ staff will input a link to sections 4.1 Government Contact List and 4.5 Airport Companies Contact List here.

Procedures for Foreign Registered Aircraft

In Moçambique, the following needs to be applied, presented and approved The following steps are required before prepositioning of foreign registered aircraft:

  • Application for provisional Air Service Licence by the operator contracted to provide the services. If the operator is not familiar

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  • with Mozambique, it is advisable to use a point of contact,

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  • e.g. WFP Maputo and/or a local aviation consultancy company to

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  • facilitate the process

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  • UNHAS requires foreign operators to ensure that

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  • the Civil Aviation Authorities of the country of registration of the aircraft clearly

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  • takes responsibility for all safe oversight while

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  • operating in

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  • Mozambique.

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  • The following operator, aircraft and crew documentation is required:
    • Air Operator Certificate and
    Crew Licences
    • crew licences
    • Certificates of Registration,
    Certificates of
    • Airworthiness,
    Certificates
    • Insurance, and
    Certificates of
    • Maintenance Release

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  • For non-scheduled and private flights, permission for over-flights and landings are required 24 hours in advance to

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  • IACM.
  • Regarding over-flights, the following information is required in item 18 of the flight plan for:
    • Registration of aircraft (if different from the call sign),
    Number
    • number of crew and passengers
    • Colour and nationality of aircraft,
    Purpose
    • purpose of flight,
    Complete
    • complete post and telegraphic address of operator

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  • Regarding landings, the following information is required in item 18 of the flight plan for:
    • Registration of aircraft (if different from the call sign),
    Names
    • names and nationality of crew members and/or passengers
    • Names and address of entities to be contacted,
    Nature
    • nature of cargo,
    Purpose
    • purpose of
    Flight
    • flight,
    Airport
    • airport of
    Entry
    • entry
    • Colour and nationality of aircraft,
    Complete
    • complete postal and telegraphic address of operator.
  • When Upon submission of the application and documentation is presented to be processed according to the IACM it should will take about 7 to 10 days to obtain clearance.

In addition to the above, it is essential that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

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issues an official

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communication, notifying relevant

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Government departments and authorities

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of the mandate of the humanitarian organisation to respond to

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the emergency activity

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, in order to facilitate the decision-making process of the aviation regulatory bodies

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For more information on procedures for foreign registered aircraft, please see the following attachments: HQ staff will input links to the documents specified below.