Latest revision June 30, 2020

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. 
Microlights: Latvia does not require any permission for entry of foreign-registered microlights.


Useful links: 

Airport: –Spilve airport website which is a GA airport; the airport of choice for small aircraft flying to Riga.  - Lijepaja airport
ATC website of LGS – Latvian ATC provider
AIP - AIP Latvia - VFR chart of Latvia
Meteo  – weather
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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)
Do you have any experience? . Thank you! 


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