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Fees for Certificate of Registration or duplicate

Category Weight
Not exceeding 5700kg Exceeding 5700kg
Amount in BWP
Private aircraft 440.00 880.00
Special Aircraft 1200.00 2400.00
Aerial Work 1280.00 2560.00
Public Transport aircraftt 1400.00 2800.00
Aircraft modification approval 100.00 200.00
Change of ownership and issue of fresh certificate of registration 800.00 1600.00
Grant of special registration letters 4000.00 6000.00
Fees payable for each duplicate of certificate of registration 400.00 600.00

Fees in respect of Air Operator's Certificate (AOC)

  Fee description Weight in kg Amount/Rate in BWP
Application for the grant of an AOC     1000.00
Grant or renewal of an AOC 60.00 for every 100kg or part thereof of the aggregate weight of all aircraft to be operated under the certificate for a period of one year 100 30.00
Amendment of an AOC 20.00 for every 100kg or part thereof 100 10.00
Foreign simulator inspection 2000.00 1 1,000.00
Fees payable for foreign-registered aircraft operating commercially in Botswana 1000.00 per month, or part thereof, for an aircraft not exceeding 5700kg (weight) <5700 1000.00
1600.00 per month, or part thereof, for an aircraft not exceeding 5700kg (weight) >5700 1600.00

 

Fees in-respect of Certificate of Airworthiness (C of A) (in Pula)

1. Issue of C of A

  Issue of Cof A

Variation/Validation/Renewal of C of A

 Issue of  Export C of A  Conversion of foreign C of A
Aircraft not exceeding 5700kg 200.00 for every 500kg or part thereof

60.00 for every 500kg or part thereof

 

100.00 for every 500kg or part therof             200.00
Aircraft exceeding 5700kg 300.00 for every 500 kg or part thereof

80.00 for every 500kg or part thereof

 

200.00 for every 500kg or part thereof            400.00
Permit to fly without C of A  200.00    
 
Fees payable for each duplicate C of A  400.00 400              400.00
Fee payable for permission to fly foreign-registerd flying machines in botswana without C of A   100    
Change of C to A category
   
  Private                                                100.00                             
  Special    
 
             200.00
  Aerial work                                                                                   400.00                                    

 

2. Variation/ Validation/Renewal of C of A

  Fee description Weight in kg Rate in BWP
Aircraft not exceeding 5700kg 60.00 for every 500kg or part thereof <5700 60.00
Aircraft exceeding 5700kg 80.00 for every 500 kg or part thereof >5700 80.00
Fees payable for each duplicate C of A Flat rate >5700 400.00
Fees payable for permision to fly foreign registered flying machines in Botswana without C of A Flat rate >5700 1200.00
Fees payable for application to operate Botswana registered aircraft in Botswana Flat rate >5700 1000.00

 

3 Issue of Export C of A

  Fee description Weight in kg Rate in BWP
Aircraft not exceeding 5700kg 100.00 for every 500kg or part thereof Aircraft not exceeding 5700kg 100.00
Aircraft exceeding 5700kg 200.00 for every 500 kg or part thereof Aircraft exceeding 5700kg 200.00

 

4 Conversion of foreign C of A

  Fee description Weight in kg Rate in BWP
Aircraft not exceeding 5700kg Flat rate <5700 200.00
Aircraft exceeding 5700kg Flat rate >5700 400.00

 

Fees in respect of Approval of Maintenance Organisations (AMO) (in Pula)

  All up Weight (AUW) in kg In Botswana Outside Botswana
Amount in BWP
Maintenance repair and overhaul of aircraft not exceeding all weight (AUW) of 5700 kg  <=5700 800.00 800.00
Maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft exceeding AUW of 5700kg >5700 1600.00 1600.00
For each additional item to be included in organisation <=5700 200.00 200.00

 

Fees in respect of Aircraft maintenance engineer's license (in Pula)

  Rate Aircraft Weight Amount in BWP
Technical examination/re-examination for grant of aircraft license not exceeding 5700kg (weight)   <5700kg 120.00
Technical examination/re-examination for grant of aircraft license for aircraft exceeding 5700kg (weight)   >5700kg 160.00
Grant of licence or issue of duplicate thereof Flate rate 1 160.00
Renewal of license Flate rate 1 120.00
Extension of rating included in the license Per rating 1 120.00 per rating
Temporary inspection approval Flate rate 1 160.00
Issue of renewal of certificate of validation for foreign license Flate rate 1 160.00
Air law examination for foreign licence holders Flate rate 1 200.00

 

Fees for flight crew licences (in Pula)

  Technical examinations Flight Tests Issue or renewal of licence or duplicate Additional rating to Licence Issue or renewal of certificate of validation
Licence Issue Type Rating Instrument rating (aeroplanes)
and rotor-craft
IMC Rating (aeroplanes) Type rating
Initial Re exam per licence Initial Re exam per licence
Private pilot (aeroplanes) 200.00 80.00 80.00 80.00 400.00 160 200.00 260.00 80.00 200.00
Private pilot (rotocraft) 200.00 80.00 80.00 80.00 --- --- 200.00 260.00 80.00 200.00
Private pilot (baloons and airships) 200.00 80.00 80.00 80.00 --- --- 200.00 260.00 80.00 200.00
Private pilot (aeroplanes and rotorcraft) 240.00 80.00 160.00 80.00 400.00 160.00 200.00 260.00 80.00 400.00
Private pilot (aircraft rating over 5700 kg) 240.00 80.00 160.00 100.00 400.00 160.00 400.00 440.00 80.00 260.00
Commercial pilot (aeroplanes) 500.00 160.00 160.00 100.00 400.00 --- 400.00 500.00 80.00 500.00
Commercial pilot (rotorcraft) 500.00 160.00 160.00 100.00 --- --- 400.00 500.00 80.00 500.00
Commercial pilot (aeroplanes and rotorcraft) 700.00 160.00 160.00 100.00 400.00 --- 400.00 500.00 80.00 600.00
Commercial pilot (baloons) 500.00 160.00 160.00 100.00 --- --- 400.00 500.00 80.00 200.00
Commercial pilot (airships) 500.00 160.00 160.00 100.00 --- --- 400.00 500.00 80.00 200.00
Commercial pilot (gliders) 800.00 160.00 160.00 100.00 --- --- 400.00 500.00 80.00 200.00
Airline transport pilot (aeroplanes) 800.00 200.00 200.00 100.00 400.00 --- 400.00 800.00 100.00 500.00
Airline transport pilot (rotorcraft) 800.00 200.00 200.00 100.00 400.00 --- 200.00 800.00 100.00 700.00
Airline transport pilot (aeroplanes and rotorcraft) 260.00 200.00 200.00 100.00 400.00 --- 400.00 800.00 100.00 700.00
Flight radio-telephony operator (general) 160.00 100.00 200.00 --- --- --- --- 440.00 80.00 ---
Flight radio-telephony operator (restricted) 200.00 160.00 --- --- --- --- --- 160.00 --- ---
Flight radio-telephony operator (temporary) 200.00 160.00 --- --- --- --- --- 200.00 --- 100.00

 

Other ratings Licence/Initial issue Technical examination/re-examination per subject Renewal of licence or duplicate
Student air traffic controller 100.00 10.00 100.00
Air traffic controller 150.00 10.00 100.00

 

Other ratings Technical examination/re-examination per subject Flight tests Renewal rating
Multi-engined landplane                                80.00 80.00                -
Assistant flight instructor rating                                160.00 100.00          100.00
Flight instructor rating                                200.00 160.00          160.00
Authorised examiner rating                                     - 160.00          100.00
Towing rating                                160.00 100.00          100.00

   

Fees in respect of Air Traffic Controller's licence (in Pula)

  Licence/Initial issue Technical examination/re-examination per subject Renewal of licence or duplicate
Student air traffic controller 200.00 20.00 200.00
Air traffic controller 300.00 20.00 200.00

 

Fees in respect of aerodromes (in Pula)

Licence category Aerodrome description Aircraft weight in kg Licence application fees Licence renewal fees
A Aerodromes intended for handling aircraft operations involving the public transport of passengers, mail or cargo utilising aircraft exceeding maximum weight authorised of 21000 kg >5700 10,000.00 4000.00
B Aerodromes intended for handling aircraft operations involving the public transport of passengers, mail or cargo utilising aircraft not exceeding maximum weight authorised of 5700 kg <5700 4000.00 2000.00
C Aerodromes intended for handling aircraft operations involving the public transport of passengers, mail or cargo utilising aircraft not exceeding maximum weight authorised of 3500 kg >3500 2000.00 1500.00
D Aerodromes intended for private use utilising aircraft not exceeding maximum weight authorised of 5700 kg <5700 1500.00 1,000.00
E Public and Private aerodromes which are available for use by helicopters   1, 000.00 750.00

 

Fees for Aerodromes Inspection (in Pula)

  Category A, B, C, D, E
a) an existing aerodrome 750.00
b) an existing helipad 750.00
c) an intended aerodrome site 1500.00
d) an intended helipad site 1500.00

 Any costs involved in providing transport for the purpose of inspecting an aerodrome, in connection with its certification and licensing, shall be bourne by the holder of the certificate or licence of that aerodrome.

Fees for variation and replacement of a license or certification (in Pula)

Licence category Aerodrome description Variation fees Replacement fees
A Aerodromes intended for handling aircraft operations involving the public transport of passengers, mail or cargo utilising aircraft exceeding maximum weight authorised of 21000 kg 2,000.00 50.00
B Aerodromes intended for handling aircraft operations involving the public transport of passengers, mail or cargo utilising aircraft not exceeding maximum weight authorised of 5700 kg 1000.00 50.00
C Aerodromes intended for handling aircraft operations involving the public transport of passengers, mail or cargo utilising aircraft not exceeding maximum weight authorised of 3500 kg 750.00 50.00
D Aerodromes intended for private use utilising aircraft not exceeding maximum weight authorised of 5700 kg 500.00 50.00
E Public and Private aerodromes which are available for use by helicopters 750.00 50.00
Approval,permission and exemption of documents       - 50.00

 

Fees for temporary air service permits (in Pula)

Aircraft weight (kg)

Exceeding kg

 

not Exceeding kg

Fees in respect of each arrival of aircraft in Botswana (in Pula)
            - 100 200.00
         1000 300 320.00
         3000 5500 500.00
         5500 10500 600.00
        10500 20500 1200.00
        20500 30500 1600.00
        30500        - 1600.00 plus P40.00 for each 2000kg or part thereof in excess of 30500kg

 

Fees for the operation of air services (in Pula)

Type of service Application fee Fee for grant or renewal of licence Fees for variation of licence
Licence for non-scheduled service (including aerial work) 500.00 800.00 300.00
Licence for scheduled service 1000.00 2500.00 800.00

 

Aerodrome landing fees (in Pula)

(Classification of aerodromes is given in Part XIV of this Schedule)

Aircraft weight Single landing fee at
Class I aerodrome Class II aerodrome Class III aerodrome
0-1000 20.00 10.00 10.00
1001-2000 25.00 15.00 12.00
2001-3000 40.00 25.00 20.00
3001-4000 50.00 30.00 25.00
4001-5000 65.00 35.00 30.00
5001-6000 75.00 40.00 35.00
6001-8000 130.00 60.00 55.00
8001-10000 155.00 75.00 65.00
10001-15000 195.00 85.00 75.00
15001-20000 265.00 130.00 115.00
20001-30000 360.00 185.00 145.00
30001-50000 460.00 305.00 270.00
50001-70000 660.00 425.00 350.00
70001-100000 885.00 545.00 500.00
100001-150000 1335.00 - -
150001-200000 1650.00 - -
200001-250000 2100.00 - -
250001-275000 2550.00 - -
275000-300000 3000.00 - -
300001-350000 3450.00 - -
350001-400000 3900.00 - -
400000 and above 3900.00 plus P180.00 for each 10 000kg above 400 000kg - -

 

Aircraft parking fees (in Pula)

The following parking fees shall be applicable to aerodromes under class 'I' in Part XIV of this Schedule. The first four hours shall be exempt from payment of parking fees for all aircraft. Parking slots shall be given as directed by air traffic control authorities or the airport manager.

Aircraft weight (in kg) Fees up to 24 hours in excess of the first four hours
0-2000 20.00
2001-3000 30.00
3001-4000 50.00
4001-5000 60.00
50001-10000 70.00
50001-20000 90.00
20001-30000 120.00
30001-50000 180.00
50001-75000 240.00
75001-100000 300.00
100001-150000 360.00
150001-200000 420.00
200001-300000 540.00
300001-400000 600.00
400000 and above 600.00 plus P90 for each 100 000kg or part thereof in excess of 400 001kg

 

Passenger Service Charges (in Pula)

The following passenger service charges shall be payable by departing passengers only.

The charge shall be collected by the carrier or operator.

Passanger Amount
International 100.00
Domestic 60.00

 

Classification of Government aerodromes for the purpose of payment of parking and landing fees(Part XI and XII of the Schedule)

Class I aerodromes Class II aerodromes Class III aerodromes
Francistown Ghanzi Bokspits
Gaborone Shakawe Gweta
Maun Goodhope Hukuntsi
Kasane Gumare Kanye
Selebi-Phikwe   Kang
    Makalamabedi
    Motopi
    Mamuno
    Nokaneng
    Nata
    Palapye
    Seronga
    Tsodilo Hills
    Tsabong
    Tsau

 Variation Navigation Charges

Aircraft weight (in kg)      
Exceeding 5700kg Not exceeding (kg) Enroute charge,BWP 3Enroute charge, P1=$0.1255
- 2500 12.24 USD 12.24
2501 5700 16.32 USD 16.32
5701 - 16.32 USD*D*W 16.32*D*W
       

Where: P = flat rate in USD as stated in the table oraverage equivalent Pula at the month of the service provided.

              D = Distance in nautical miles as defined in en route navigation regulation, 1999.

              W = Weight factoras defined in en route navigation regulation,1999.

Considering the special nature of flight operations in the Okavango Deltain respect of light aircraft (2500 kg or less) engaged in tourism operations from Maun or Kasane airports, each round trip shall be counted as one flght for the purpose of calculating enroute navigation charges, irrespective of the number of hops or landings made within the Delta.

Air Service Licensing Fee

Licence or Permit Type Application Fee Initial Issue Renewal Fee Variation Fee
Schedule Air Services Pula Pula Pula Pula
Category AC1 Aircraft 2000 5000 5000 2500
Category AC2 Aircraft 1500 4000 4000 2500
Category AC3 Aircraft 1000 3500 3500 2500
Category AC4 500 3000  3000 2500
Category HL1 Aircraft 1000 3000 3000 2500
Category HL2 Aircraft 500 2000 2000 2500

Non-Schedule Air Services Pula Pula Pula Pula
Category AC1 Aircraft 1000 3000 3000 1500
Category AC2 Aircraft 800 2000 2000 1000
Category AC3 Aircraft 500 1500 1500 750
Category AC4 250 800 800 400
Category HL1 Aircraft 500 1500  1500 750
Category HL2 Aircraft 250 1000 1000 500

General Aviation Services Pula Pula Pula Pula
Category AC1 Aircraft 1000 3000 3000 1500
Category AC2 Aircraft 800 2000 2000 1000
Category AC3 Aircraft 500 1500 1500 750
Category AC4 250 800 800 400
Category HL1 Aircraft 500 1500  1500 750
Category HL2 Aircraft  250 1000 1000 500
 

 Defination of Categories of Aircraft

  1. AC1-any aircraft, excluding a helicopter, with maximum certificated mass exceeding 20 000kg.
  2. AC2-any aircraft, excluding a helicopter, with maximum certificated mass exceeding 5 700kg but not exceeding 20 000kg.
  3. AC3-any aircraft, excluding a helicopter,with maximum certificated mass exceeding 2 700kg but not exceeding 5 700kg.
  4. AC4-any aircraft with maximum certificated mass of 2 700kg or less.
  5. HL1-any multi-engine helicopter.
  6. HL2-any single engine helicopter.
 This AIC supersedes AIC 17/11 and AIC 05/13