Information and guidance regarding aircraft operations in congested areas
Permission must be obtained from the CAA to land or operate within a congested area. Permissions granted may be valid for one flight or for a period of up to 12 months.
Details of costs can be found in the CAA Scheme of Charges - General Aviation.
Please note that this fee will not be refunded if the application is refused.
General Aviation Unit
Civil Aviation Authority
2E Aviation House
Gatwick Airport South
West Sussex, RH6 0YR
Complaints should be directed to The Head of Aviation Regulation Enforcement and Investigation Branch, CAA House, 45-59 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6TE.
Before any action is contemplated, positive evidence must be provided in relation to the identity and location of the aircraft.
CAP 789 'Requirements and Guidance Material for Operators', Annex 1 to Chapter 21 - "Onshore Operating Site Selection and Survey Procedure"