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Finland: Restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic. 10-14 JUN20. Impact: High.

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A1636/20 

Valid from: 10 Jun 2020 2100 UTC

Valid till: 14 Jun 2020 2059 UTC

NOTAM message

COVID-19: FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS. THE FINNISH TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY IS RESTRICTING FLIGHTS ARRIVING FROM AND DEPARTING TO DESTINATIONS OUTSIDE FINLAND'S BORDERS IN FINNISH AIRSPACE IN THE ENTIRETY OF FINLAND'S FLIGHT INFORMATION REGION (HELSINKI FIR) WITH EFFECT FROM 21:00 COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME ON 10 JUN 2020 TO 20:59 COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME ON 14 JUN 2020, SO THAT THE FOLLOWING FLIGHTS ARE PERMITTED: 

- CARGO FLIGHTS AND NECESSARY TRANSPORTATION FOR WHICH THE FINNISH BORDER GUARD HAS ISSUED A BORDER CROSSING PERMIT ARE PERMITTED AT ENONTEKIO, IVALO, JOENSUU, JYVASKYLA, KAJAANI, KEMI-TORNIO, KITTILA, KOKKOLA-PIETARSAARI, KUOPIO, KUUSAMO, LAPPEENRANTA, MIKKELI, OULU, PORI, ROVANIEMI, SAVONLINNA, SEINAJOKI, TAMPERE-PIRKKALA AND VAASA AIRPORTS. 

- AT HELSINKI, TURKU AND MARIEHAMN AIRPORTS, CARGO FLIGHTS AND THE CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS IS PERMITTED AS FOLLOWS: 

1. WITH REGARD TO THE TERRITORY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AND THE TERRITORY COVERED BY THE SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, THE FOLLOWING IS PERMITTED: RETURN TRAFFIC TO FINLAND, RETURN TRAFFIC TO OR THROUGH OTHER EU AND SCHENGEN STATES, TRAVEL FOR WORK, AND OTHER NECESSARY TRANSPORTATION.


2. WITH REGARD TO OTHER AREAS, THE FOLLOWING IS PERMITTED: RETURN TRAFFIC TO FINLAND, RETURN TRAFFIC TO OR THROUGH OTHER EU AND SCHENGEN STATES, DEPARTURE FROM FINLAND OF A THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONAL, AND OTHER NECESSARY TRANSPORTATION. NECESSARY TRANSPORTATION IS CONSIDERED TO INCLUDE STATE AVIATION, SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICES, FIRE PREVENTION, MEDICAL SERVICE FLIGHTS AND OTHER COMPARABLE FLIGHTS CARRIED OUT FOR PARTICULAR REASONS. THE DEFINITION OF NECESSARY TRANSPORTATION ALSO INCLUDES FLIGHTS CARRIED OUT IN THE CONTEXT OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE FINNISH DEFENCE FORCES OR OTHER STATE ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES, OR AT THEIR INSTRUCTION. DEFINITIONS OF TRAVEL FOR WORK AND OTHER NECESSARY TRANSPORTATION IS AVAILABLE ON: WWW.RAJA.FI/CURRENT(UNDERSCORE)ISSUES/GUIDELINES(UNDERSCORE)FOR(UNDER SCORE)BORDER(UNDERSCORE)TRAFFIC THE DECISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO OVERFLIGHTS IN FINNISH AIRSPACE OR TECHNICAL STOPOVERS 

Area of influence: 64.33N 25.19E, R 1850 km (999 NM)

More details: This NOTAM (ID A1636) issued in 2020 is a new one

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A1636/20 - COVID-19: FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS. THE FINNISH TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY IS RESTRICTING FLIGHTS ARRIVING FROM AND DEPARTING TO DESTINATIONS OUTSIDE FINLAND'S BORDERS IN FINNISH AIRSPACE IN THE ENTIRETY OF FINLAND'S FLIGHT INFORMATION REGION (HELSINKI FIR) WITH EFFECT FROM 21:00 UTC ON 10 JUN 2020 TO 20:59 UTC ON 14 JUN 2020, SO THAT THE FOLLOWING FLIGHTS ARE PERMITTED: - CARGO FLIGHTS AND NECESSARY TRANSPORTATION FOR WHICH THE FINNISH BORDER GUARD HAS ISSUED A BORDER CROSSING PERMIT ARE PERMITTED AT ENONTEKIO, IVALO, JOENSUU, JYVASKYLA, KAJAANI, KEMI-TORNIO, KITTILA, KOKKOLA-PIETARSAARI, KUOPIO, KUUSAMO, LAPPEENRANTA, MIKKELI, OULU, PORI, ROVANIEMI, SAVONLINNA, SEINAJOKI, TAMPERE-PIRKKALA AND VAASA AIRPORTS. - AT HELSINKI, TURKU AND MARIEHAMN AIRPORTS, CARGO FLIGHTS AND THE CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS IS PERMITTED AS FOLLOWS: 1. WITH REGARD TO THE TERRITORY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AND THE TERRITORY COVERED BY THE SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, THE FOLLOWING IS PERMITTED: RETURN TRAFFIC TO FINLAND, RETURN TRAFFIC TO OR THROUGH OTHER EU AND SCHENGEN STATES, TRAVEL FOR WORK, AND OTHER NECESSARY TRANSPORTATION.

2. WITH REGARD TO OTHER AREAS, THE FOLLOWING IS PERMITTED: RETURN TRAFFIC TO FINLAND, RETURN TRAFFIC TO OR THROUGH OTHER EU AND SCHENGEN STATES, DEPARTURE FROM FINLAND OF A THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONAL, AND OTHER NECESSARY TRANSPORTATION. NECESSARY TRANSPORTATION IS CONSIDERED TO INCLUDE STATE AVIATION, SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICES, FIRE PREVENTION, MEDICAL SERVICE FLIGHTS AND OTHER COMPARABLE FLIGHTS CARRIED OUT FOR PARTICULAR REASONS. THE DEFINITION OF NECESSARY TRANSPORTATION ALSO INCLUDES FLIGHTS CARRIED OUT IN THE CONTEXT OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE FINNISH DEFENCE FORCES OR OTHER STATE ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES, OR AT THEIR INSTRUCTION. DEFINITIONS OF TRAVEL FOR WORK AND OTHER NECESSARY TRANSPORTATION IS AVAILABLE ON: WWW.RAJA.FI/CURRENT(UNDERSCORE)ISSUES/GUIDELINES(UNDERSCORE)FOR(UNDER SCORE)BORDER(UNDERSCORE)TRAFFIC THE DECISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO OVERFLIGHTS IN FINNISH AIRSPACE OR TECHNICAL STOPOVERS 

10 JUN 21:00 2020 UNTIL 14 JUN 20:59 2020


A1637/20 

Valid from: 10 Jun 2020 2100 UTC

Valid till: 14 Jun 2020 2059 UTC

NOTAM message

COVID-19: FLIGHT RESTRICTION, TEMPORARY EXEMPTION PROCEDURE, REFERENCE TO NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM) A1636/20. THERE IS A SPECIFIC TEMPORARY PROCEDURE PUBLISHED BY APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES ALLOWING PASSENGERS TO BE PICKED UP/RETURNED TO THEIR HOME COUNTRIES USING DIRECT INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS ALSO TO/FROM OTHER AIRPORTS THAN HELSINKI, TURKU AND MARIEHAMN WHICH ARE MENTIONED IN NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM) A1636/20. IF THE FLIGHT OPERATOR WANTS TO USE THIS OPPORTUNITY THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE SHALL BE STRICTLY FOLLOWED: 

1. THE OPERATOR SHALL SEND A SPECIAL 'URGENT BORDER CROSSING PERMIT' IN FREE FORMAT TO FOLLOWING EMAIL ADDRESS: NCC.RVLE(AT)RAJA.FI. 

2. THE APPLICATION SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: NAME OF OPERATING AIRLINE, CONTACT DETAILS OF AIRLINE'S REPRESENTATIVE, DEPARTURE AIRPORT, ARRIVAL AIRPORT, ARRIVAL TIME, NUMBER OF ARRIVING PASSENGERS (FINNISH CITIZENS AND RESIDENTS), CREW STAYING IN FINLAND (NOT RECOMMENDED) , NUMBER OF DEPARTING PASSENGERS, DEPARTURE TIME, DESTINATION AIRPORT, POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. OPERATOR SHALL RECEIVE AN ACCEPTANCE MESSAGE FROM APPROPRIATE BORDER GUARD DISTRICT BEFORE THE FLIGHT CAN BE CONDUCTED

Area of influence: 64.33N 25.19E, R 1850 km (999 NM)

More details: This NOTAM (ID A1637) issued in 2020 is a new one

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A1637/20 - COVID-19: FLIGHT RESTRICTION, TEMPORARY EXEMPTION PROCEDURE, REF NOTAM A1636/20. THERE IS A SPECIFIC TEMPORARY PROCEDURE PUBLISHED BY APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES ALLOWING PASSENGERS TO BE PICKED UP/RETURNED TO THEIR HOME COUNTRIES USING DIRECT INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS ALSO TO/FROM OTHER AIRPORTS THAN HELSINKI, TURKU AND MARIEHAMN WHICH ARE MENTIONED IN NOTAM A1636/20. IF THE FLIGHT OPERATOR WANTS TO USE THIS OPPORTUNITY THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE SHALL BE STRICTLY FOLLOWED: 1. THE OPERATOR SHALL SEND A SPECIAL 'URGENT BORDER CROSSING PERMIT' IN FREE FORMAT TO FOLLOWING EMAIL ADDRESS: NCC.RVLE(AT)RAJA.FI. 2. THE APPLICATION SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: NAME OF OPERATING AIRLINE, CONTACT DETAILS OF AIRLINE'S REPRESENTATIVE, DEPARTURE AIRPORT, ARRIVAL AIRPORT, ARRIVAL TIME, NUMBER OF ARRIVING PASSENGERS (FINNISH CITIZENS AND RESIDENTS), CREW STAYING IN FINLAND (NOT RECOMMENDED) , NUMBER OF DEPARTING PASSENGERS, DEPARTURE TIME, DESTINATION AIRPORT, POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. OPERATOR SHALL RECEIVE AN ACCEPTANCE MESSAGE FROM APPROPRIATE BORDER GUARD DISTRICT BEFORE THE FLIGHT CAN BE CONDUCTED. 

10 JUN 21:00 2020 UNTIL 14 JUN 20:59 2020


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