Latest revision: June 30, 2020

Basic information:

Entry:  Netherlands 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 need to 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. An FPL must be filed at least 60 minutes prior to the flight.
Microlights: Netherlands does not require any permission for entry of foreign-registered microlights. For flights at an altitude over 1200 feet, all aircraft must be equipped with a mode A or C transponder. Microlights are not allowed to fly in the TMA Amsterdam.


Useful links: 

Airports: - Lelystadt airport
ATC - Pilot briefing information, including weather, is accessible here free of charge upon registration
AIP - AIP available for download
teo – weather for pilots
Other links – pilot briefing information.


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