Den Helder, Netherlands

Procedure international GA traffic

Only passenger flights within the EU or passenger flights that meet one or more of the situations on the list of exceptions

(See EU entry ban exemption categories | Coronavirus COVID-19 | and Exemptions to the entry ban in the interests of the Dutch economy and society | Coronavirus COVID-19 |


  • Pilot submits flight plan to Maritime Airbase De Kooy. To request a PPR please complete the form in this link and email to and
  • Negative PCR test result for passengers (permitted tests: PCR, RT PCR, LAMP, TMA and mPOCT).
    • If there is a maximum of 24 hours between test collection and boarding, they only need to have the negative NAAT (PCR) test result.
    • If there is 24 to a maximum of 72 hours between the time of test collection and boarding, they must show 2 results:
      • the negative NAAT (PCR) test result;
      • the negative result of a rapid test of up to 24 hours old. The time between taking the rapid test and boarding is a maximum of 24 hours. The result should be emailed to before departure.
    • The completed health declaration should be emailed to prior to departure.
    • After landing and parking your aircraft at the location designated by CHC Operations, you will be escorted to the arrival hall by a ramp attendant.
    • Security will further escort you past customs and the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee .
    • You must pay the landing and handling fees at security by PIN. You will receive the GA note by email.  
    • Before staying in the terminal, a temperature check is required. Security will escort you to the desk where the temperature check will take place.
    • The 1.5 meter distance must be observed and wearing a mouth mask is mandatory. You need to bring your own.


Additional requirements for passenger flights outside the EU:

  • Note Verbale, issued by a Dutch Embassy, stating the exception to the entry ban;
  • Proof of return flight and hotel reservation;
  • Visa (if required).

The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee still has the right to refuse you entry if there is a reason to do so.

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