GEN 1  NATIONAL REGULATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

GEN 1.1  Designated authorities

1.1.1  REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES

1.1.1.1 The requirements for entry and departure of aircraft engaged in international flights, and the standard procedures for clearance of these aircraft is given for the Kingdom of Bahrain. (for state of Qatar, refer to Qatar AIP)

Note: It is solely the aircraft operator‘s responsibility to obtain any required landing and overflight permission from the appropriate state authorities.

1.1.1.2 Permission to and / or overfly issued by Civil Aviation Affairs Bahrain related only to BAHRAIN INTERNATIONAL Airport and the territorial airspace of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
1.1.1.3 Clearances issued by the BAHRAIN ACC or Flight Information Centre are based on ATC considerations and do not absolve operators from compliance with the states facilitation regulations.

1.1.2  DESIGNATED AUTHORITIES

The addresses of designated authorities concerned with the facilitation of international air navigation (e.g. civil aviation, meteorology, customs, immigration, health, en - route and aerodrome / heliport charges, agricultural quarantine and aircraft accident investigation) containing, for each authority.

1.1.3  DIFFERENCES FROM ICAO STANDARDS AND RECOMMENDED PRACTICES

Where available, information concerning any difference from ICAO Annex 9 is published seperately for each individual State. Additional information is published when received.

KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

1.1.4  INTRODUCTION

The requirements for entry and departure of aircraft engaged in international flights, and the standard procedure for clearance of these aircraft at international airports, are given for the information and guidance of operators conducting international flights.

1.1.5  DESIGNATED AUTHORITIES

The postal and telegraphic addresses of the designated authorities concerned with the entry, transit and departure of international air navigation and for the collection of fees therefrom, are as follows:

1.1.5.1 CIVIL AVIATION AFFAIRS
Post:

Undersecretary for Civil Aviation
P.O. Box 586
Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel:+973 17321100

Fax:+973 17339066

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1.1.5.2 CIVIL AVIATION AFFAIRS
Post:

Undersecretary for Civil Aviation
P.O. Box 586
Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel:+973 17321011

Fax:+973 17321194

AFS:OBBIYAYX

1.1.5.3 CIVIL AVIATION AFFAIRS (AIR NAVIGATION DIRECTORATE)
Post:

Director Air Navigation
P.O. Box 586
Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel:+973 17321116

Fax:+973 17329977

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1.1.5.4 CIVIL AVIATION AFFAIRS (AIRPORT DIRECTORATE)
Post:

Vice President Airport Operations
P.O. Box 24924
Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel:+973 17321997

Fax:+973 17324096

1.1.5.5 CIVIL AVIATION AFFAIRS (AIRPORT CHARGES)
Post:

Director of Administration & Finance
P.O. Box 586
Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel:+973 17321019

Fax:+973 17321110

1.1.5.6 CIVIL AVIATION AFFAIRS (DIRECTORATE OF AIR TRANSPORT)
Post:

Director of Air Transport
P.O. Box 586
Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel:+973 17321169

Fax:+973 17333278

AFS:OBBIYAYX

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1.1.5.7 CUSTOMS
Post:

Director General of Customs
P.O. Box 15
Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel:+973 39449050

Fax:+973 17322919

Telex:8642 MINA BN

Post:

BAHRAIN AIRPORT CUSTOMS INSPECTION SECTION

Tel:+973 17321620

Fax:+973 17322919

1.1.5.8 IMMIGRATION
Post:

General Director of Immigration and Passports
P.O. Box 331
Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel:+973 17535111

Fax:+973 17535522

Post:

AIRPORT IMMIGRATION SECTION

Tel:+973 17321650

Fax:+973 17333501

1.1.5.9 HEALTH
Post:

Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 12
Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel:+973 17255555

Fax:+973 17252569

Post:

Airport Health Office

Tel:+973 17321690

1.1.5.10 AGRICULTURAL & VETERINARY QUARANTINE
Post:

Ministry of Municipalities & Agriculture Affairs
Farmers´ Services Directorate
P.O. Box 251
Kingdom of Bahrain

Telex:7200 ZERAA BN

Post:

AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS

Tel:+973 17691215

Fax:+973 17695527

Post:

MINISTRY OF MUNICIPALITIES

Tel:+973 17229888

Fax:+973 17229666

1.1.5.11 MINISTRY OF INTERIOR (DIRECTOR OF AIRPORT SECURITY AREA)
Post:

Ministry of Interior
P.O. Box 13
Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel:+973 17321600

Fax:+973 17332718

Telex:9572 PSMKT BN

1.1.5.12 MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Post:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
P.O. Box 547
Kingdom of Bahrain

Fax:+973 17211416

Telex:8228 KARJIA BN

Post:

TRACKING OFFICE

Tel:+973 17227555, +973 17212006

Fax:+973 17210575

1.1.6  APPROVED AIRCRAFT HANDLING AGENCIES

Post:

Bahrain Airport Services (BAS)
P.O. Box 22285
Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel:+973 17321444

Fax:+973 17322317

Telex:8971 BASBA BN

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1.1.7  APPROVED AVIATION FUELLING

Post:

Bahrain Aviation Fuelling Company - BAFCO
P.O. Box 50500
Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel:+973 17329400 (Office) / +973 17329440 (Operations - H24)

Fax:+973 17336464