23. Permission to enter Swedish airspace or waters

Permission to enter Swedish airspace is required for a foreign state aircraft, including military helicopters (Admission Ordinance 1992:118).

Non-commercial flights or naval vessels

The Ministry of Defence should receive applications not later than three (3) weeks prior to the requested visit or to JRCC (Joint Rescue Coordination Centre) not later than 48 hours prior to the visit in accordance with the following:

Military combat aircraft, including combat helicopters

Ministry of Defence
SE-103 33 STOCKHOLM
Tel. 08-405 10 00
Fax: 08-723 11 89

State transport aircraft, including military transport and helicopters not in commercial traffic

JRCC Box 5158
SE-426 05 VÄSTRA FRÖLUNDA
Tel. 010-492 76 80
Fax: 031-29 01 34
Email: jrcc@sjofartsverket.se

Permission to enter Swedish waters is required for foreign state vessels (Admission Ordinance 1992:118). The relevant authority should receive applications not later than six (6) weeks prior to the requested visit in accordance with the following:

Naval vessels for unofficial visits to Sweden (all countries) as well as routine visits for non EU- and non NATO-member states

Ministry of Defence
SE-103 33 Stockholm
Tel. +46 (0)8 405 10 00
Fax: +46 (0)8 723 11 89

Naval vessels for routine visits to Sweden from EU- and NATO-member states

Swedish Armed Forces
HQ Operations Directorate/J3/JOC
Tel. +46 (0)8 788 7220
Fax: +46 (0)8 788 7778

Urgent 24/7 Duty Officer: Tel. +46 (0)8 788 8111

Commercial flights

The following types of traffic require a permit from the Swedish Transport Agency:

  1. Scheduled air service and charter between Sweden and a third country.
  2. Third country operators running scheduled air services and charter between Sweden and countries within the internal aviation market and for domestic aerial transports.
  3. Overflights of Swedish territory, except for scheduled air services - if the right derives from a bilateral or multilateral agreement, or for flights other than scheduled air services by foreign aircraft - if the right derives from the Chicago Convention of 7 December 1944 on international civil aviation.
  4. Specialised operations which will be carried out in Sweden by air carriers or aircraft operators from a third country.
  5. Taxi flight intended to be carried out as a domestic flight in Sweden by a third country operator.

Application for charter flight and serial flight

An application for individual flights (ad hoc flights) must have been received by the Swedish Transport Agency no later than 48 hours before the flight is due to begin.

For more information, please visit the Transport Agency's website.

The application shall be sent to: trafficpermit@transportstyrelsen.se