Flying in Spain


This page is dedicated to those pilots from abroad that want to come flying in Spain by their own ULM and do want to get informed about how to get and request a Permit to Fly from our Civil Aviation Authorities.

First of all you should know that in Spain, according to our ULM regulations:

  1. It is prohibited to fly in Controlled Areas.
  2. You shouldn’t fly above 1.000′ AGL.
  3. A permit to fly is necessary for those pilots from other states/countries
  4. Definition of ULM is alike than defined in Annex II of EU Regulation 216 part e)

In order to receive your permit to fly within Spanish Airspace with your ULM, our CAA (AESA) have created the following Permit to Fly – Request Form. It is an online fields active form, so you can fill it on your computer and print it with all info ready to be signed and deliver.

Fill out the form and send it by email to sobrevuelos.aesa@fomento.es or postal address:

AESA, Servicio de Trabajos Aéreos y Aviación General, C/ General Perón 40, primera planta portal B, 28020 Madrid, España.

You have to attach copies of the appropriate documents defined in the form. Check in the form which ones you attach.
If you have any question just let us know. It is interesting and very convenient that your post mail delivery is certified.
If you have any doubt or any answer, just contact us at, yago.osset@aepal.aero. We’ll try our best to help you.