Latvia

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Latest revision: April 30, 2017


Basic Information:

Entry:  Latvia is part of the Schengen area. Flights within Schengen can land at any airport without the need to clear customs/immigration controls. Arrivals/Departures to/from any other countries must proceed via international airports and clear customs/immigration.
FPL: An FPL is compulsory for any flight which is partly or entirely carried out in a controlled airspace and for international flights. Also, an FPL is required for any flight coming within 15 km of the border with Russia. More information on filing an FPL in Latvia can be found here: https://ais.lgs.lv/VFR_Suport
Microlights: Latvia does not require any permission for entry of foreign-registered microlights.

 

Useful links: 

Airport: http://www.spilve.org/?en –Spilve airport website which is a GA airport; the airport of choice for small aircraft flying to Riga.

http://www.liepaja-airport.lv/en/  - Lijepaja airport
ATC http://www.lgs.lv/en- website of LGS – Latvian ATC provider
AIP  https://ais.lgs.lv/eAIPfiles/2017-04-27-AIRAC/html/index.html - AIP Latvia

https://ais.lgs.lv/VFR_Suport - VFR chart of Latvia
Meteo http://www.meteozentral.lu/en/europe/weather-latvia/map/19/  – weather
CAA http://www.caa.lv/en
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Interesting publications:

 Do you know of any? . Thank you! 

 

Latvian flying experience:

When re-fuelling at Vilnius airport, expect high airport charges (150 – 200 EUR)

 

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