Overflight Fees

Fees in U.S.-Controlled Airspace

The FAA charges overflight fees to operators of aircraft that fly in U.S.-controlled airspace, but neither take off nor land in the United States. There are two types of fees:

Alert: FAA will be implementing late fees effective January 1, 2021 (PDF)

Overflight Fee Rates
Effective Date En-Route* Oceanic*
January 1, 2019 $61.75 $26.51

*Rates expressed per 100 nautical miles (nm), Great Circle Distance (GCD) from point of entry into point of exit from U.S.-controlled airspace.

Overflight User Fee Payments

Airlines or operators can pay overflight user fee bills online using the Pay.Gov website.

Map showing the world with Oceanic and Enroute controlled airspace highlighted.

For illustrative purposes only.

Last updated: Tuesday, March 30, 2021