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Entry into geographical zones

Applications for flights within geographical zones are the responsibility of the national aviation authorities. The responsibility depends on the respective place of flight. The table below lists the State Aviation Authorities with the respective documents required for the application.

An application is divided into a general licence and an individual permission, depending on the national aviation authority. The general licence granted in principle is valid for a certain period of time, usually two years. Depending on the federal state, different requirements must be fulfilled. An individual permission is required for use beyond the scope of the general permission, especially if special conditions are required. The individual permission is local, purpose-bound and limited in time.

Bundesländer 'Bundesländer geteilte Zuständigkeit ' Hessen-Süd Hesse (district Darmstadt) ' Hessen-Nord Hesse (district Kassel) ' NRW-Münster North Rhine-Westphalia (district Münster) ' NRW-Düsseldorf North Rhine-Westphalia (district Düsseldorf) 'Bundesländer Brandenburg 'Niedersachsen Lower Saxony 'Inseln NI: Lower Saxony Lower Saxony Lower Saxony Lower Saxony Lower Saxony Lower Saxony Lower Saxony Lower Saxony Rhineland-Palatinate Saarland Baden-Wurttemberg Bavaria Thuringia Saxony Hamburg Berlin Saxony-Anhalt Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 'Mecklenburg-Vorpommern-Inseln Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Schleswig-Holstein ' Inseln SH Schleswig-Holstein Schleswig-Holstein Schleswig-Holstein Schleswig-Holstein Schleswig-Holstein Schleswig-Holstein Schleswig-Holstein Schleswig-Holstein Schleswig-Holstein Bremen Bremerhaven ' trennline Hessen ' trennline NRW

Responsibility of the national aviation authorities

State

General licence

Individual permission

Further documents

Baden-Württemberg
Country-specific ancillary provisions
Bavaria
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Berlin
Country-specific notes
Brandenburg
Country-specific notes
Bremen
Country-specific ancillary provisions
Sample general authorisation
Fee calculator
Self-declaration
Hamburg
Self-declaration
Hesse (district Darmstadt)
Self-declaration
Hesse (district Kassel)
Self-declaration
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
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Self-declaration
Lower Saxony
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North Rhine-Westphalia (district Düsseldorf)
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Country-specific ancillary provisions
North Rhine-Westphalia (district Münster)
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Rhineland-Palatinate
Country-specific ancillary provisions
Self-declaration
Saarland
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Data protection leaflet
Saxony
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Self-declaration
Saxony-Anhalt
Declaration of consent to email dispatch
Schleswig-Holstein
Self-declaration
Thuringia
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  • Division of responsibility in Hesse

    For the Federal State of Hesse, the responsibility for processing applications for entry into geographical areas is divided. This depends on the planned place of flight.

    The Darmstadt district government is responsible for the following districts and independent cities: 

    Districts:
    Bergstrasse, Darmstadt-Dieburg, Groß-Gerau, Hochtaunuskreis, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Main-Taunus-Kreis, Odenwaldkreis, Offenbach, Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis, Wetteraukreis.

    District-free cities:
    Darmstadt, Frankfurt am Main, Offenbach am Main, Wiesbaden

    The Kassel district government is responsible for the following administrative districts and independent cities: 

    Districts:
    Fulda, Gießen, Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Kassel, Kassel district, Lahn-Dill district, Limburg-Weilburg, Marburg-Biedenkopf, Schwalm-Eder district, Vogelsberg district, Waldeck-Frankenberg, Werra-Meißner district. 

    District-free cities:
    Kassel

  • Division of responsibility in North Rhine-Westphalia

    For the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, the responsibility for processing applications for entry into geographical areas is divided. This depends on the planned place of flight. 

    The Düsseldorf district government is responsible for the following districts and independent cities.

    Districts:
    Düren, Euskirchen, Heinsberg, Kleve, Mettmann, Oberbergischer Kreis, Rhein-Erft-Kreis, Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, Rhein-Kreis Neuss, Rhein-Sieg-Kreis, Viersen, Wesel. 

    District-free cities:
    Aachen, Bonn, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Essen, Cologne, Krefeld, Leverkusen, Mönchengladbach, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Oberhausen, Remscheid, Solingen, Wuppertal.

    The Münster district government is responsible for the following districts and independent cities.

    Districts:
    Borken, Coesfeld, Ennepe-Ruhr district, Gütersloh, Herford, Hochsauerlandkreis, Höxter, Lippe district, Märkischer Kreis, Minden-Lübbecke, Olpe, Paderborn, Recklinghausen, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Soest, Steinfurt, Unna, Warendorf.

    District-free cities:
    Bielefeld, Bochum, Bottrop, Dortmund, Gelsenkirchen, Hagen, Hamm, Herne, Münster

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