Vanuatu Consolidated Subsidiary Legislation
Commencement: 1 September 1987
CIVIL AVIATION (SPECIAL LANDING
AND TAKE-OFF FEES) REGULATIONS
Order 48 of 1987
To prescribe fees in respect of aircraft landing and taking-off at Bauerfield Airport and Pekoa Airport outside official hours.
(1) Subject to regulation 2, the various fees specified herein shall be payable in respect of every aircraft and in the circumstances as described for each landing or take-off outside the official hours at Bauerfield Airport and Pekoa Airport −
(a) an aircraft normally engaged in an international flight VT18,000
(b) an aircraft normally engaged in a domestic flight VT 9,000
(c) a helicopter normally engaged in an international flight VT 9,000
(d) a helicopter normally engaged in a domestic flight VT 4,500
(2) The fees payable under subregulation (1) shall, subject to subregulation (3), be payable by the captain of the aircraft to an authorized officer of the Government at each airport referred to in subregulation (1) immediately after the arrival and prior to the departure of the aircraft.
(3) The fees may, by prior arrangement, be paid to the Department of Civil Aviation by an airline which is responsible for the aircraft in Vanuatu on a monthly basis in respect of landings and take-offs outside official hours made by aircraft for which it is responsible during the previous month.
(4) Where the fees are not paid by the airline within 30 days of the due date pursuant to an arrangement made under subregulation (3), the Government shall recover the amount due as a civil debt.
The following aircraft are exempt from paying the fees hereinbefore prescribed −
(a) any aircraft on an international or domestic flight which is used solely for diplomatic purposes;
(b) any aircraft carrying out a test flight;
(c) any aircraft landing or taking off due to an emergency.