Aerial activities

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The term "aerial activities" refers to the following activities:

  • the use of a skybeamer, a floodlight that projects bright light into the air;
  • the use of a laser;
  • a balloon release;
  • a sky lantern release;
  • the launch of a weather balloon;
  • the installation of an unoccupied tethered balloon;
  • fireworks.

Anyone who wishes to engage in these activities must submit a permit application to the Directorate of Civil Aviation (Direction de l'aviation civile - DAC).

Who is concerned?

Anyone who wishes to engage in one of the following aerial activities:

  • the use of a skybeamer;
  • the use of a laser;
  • a balloon release;
  • a sky lantern release;
  • the launch of a weather balloon;
  • the installation of an unoccupied tethered balloon;
  • fireworks.

Prerequisites

Applicants must clearly identify their planned activity so they can email the proper documents to the DAC.

Deadlines

The application must be submitted and/or completed 15 working days (Monday through Friday) before the start date of the activity.

How to proceed

Submitting the application

Applicants must send the permit application to the DAC using the required form. Applications can be sent by email to civilair@av.etat.lu.

Supporting documents

The application must be accompanied by the supporting documents that are:

  • consistent with the information to be provided in the appropriate form;
  • requested by the DAC if the application file is incomplete or submitted incorrectly.

Duration of validity

Authorisations shall be valid:

  • for a fixed period based on the activity in question;
  • for the period specified on the permit.

Online services and forms

Who to contact

Directorate of Civil Aviation

  • Directorate of Civil Aviation

    Address:
    4, rue Lou Hemmer L-1748 Senningerberg Luxembourg
    Postbox 283 L-2012 Luxembourg
    Email address:
    civilair@av.etat.lu
    Closed ⋅ Opens tomorrow at 8.30
    Tuesday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Wednesday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Thursday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Friday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Saturday:
    Closed
    Sunday:
    Closed
    Monday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00

Related procedures and links

Procedures

Aviation

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Further information

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