Motorized aircraft; application for an external takeoff permit or external landing permit.

External takeoff and landing permits are required for aircraft taking off and landing outside of the airfields authorized for them.


External take-offs and landings are take-offs and landings of aircraft

  • outside the airfields authorized for this purpose,
  • outside the designated runways of an aerodrome,
  • outside the operating hours of an aerodrome, or
  • within restricted operating hours for an aerodrome.

External takeoffs and landings require permission from the aviation authority. The responsible aviation authority can issue these permits for takeoffs and landings in Bavaria. There is no legal entitlement to the granting of permission.

Permission for an outlanding is not required if the location of the landing cannot be determined in advance due to the characteristics of the respective aircraft (e.g. gliders or balloons) or if the landing is necessary for reasons of safety or to provide assistance in the event of danger to life or limb of a person (e.g. rescue helicopter).


A permit can only be issued at due discretion if in particular

  • safe flight operations are guaranteed
  • dangers to the general public can be ruled out
  • adequate protection against aircraft noise is provided, and
  • the careful treatment of nature and the landscape is ensured.

This public interest and the applicant's interest in carrying out the project (purpose of the flight) must be weighed against each other. Decisive factors include the intensity, the location and the date of the project.


Permission for take-offs and landings in Bavaria must be applied for at the responsible air office.


At least 1 week before


Please select a location in "Localization" so that the address of the responsible authority can be filled in.


  • Permission: 30,00 to 500,00 Euro depending on administrative expenses


Administrative court proceedings; information

Administrative court action


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