Bulgaria

Annual Diplomatic Clearance Number (DCN)

2019
… for routine air transport of personnel / cargo:

    EUAT (XX) 2019

… for VIP flights:

    EUAT (XX) 2019 V

… for flights with IATA- / ICAO-compliant Dangerous Goods:

    EUAT (XX) 2019 DG

(XX) stands for the ISO 3166 two-letter country code of the signatory using the DCN for their flight, with the exception of EL being used for Greece.

DIC Option

Bulgaria selected option 1.

Detailed information on the option 1 can be found in the DIC TA. The main points are described in the FAQ under “DIC Option”.

 

Additional Regulations / Instructions


For “Excluded Aerodromes / Areas“, “Air-to-Air Refueling Flights“, “Transport Helicopter Flights“, and “IATA-non-compliant Dangerous Goods” see the dedicated sections further down.


None.

 

Excluded Aerodromes

In case of need the landings of the aircraft (rotary & fixed wings) should be directed to some of the following international airports (i.e. the DIC TA DCN is only valid for flights to these airports):

  • Sofia
  • Plovdiv
  • Varna
  • Bourgas
  • Gorna Oriahovitsa

All other airports in Bulgaria are excluded from the DIC TA DCN.

 

Excluded Areas

The aircraft (rotary & fixed wings) must abide by the rules and procedures stipulated in AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION PUBLICATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA (AIP of the Republic of Bulgaria) and corresponding NOTAMs, and use international air routes.

The flights will be carried out pursuant to the prescribed national procedures, under the direction and control of the airspace control authorities by the Ministry of Transport (IT&C).

 

Air-to-Air Refueling Flights (AAR)

AAR missions in transit phase with no AAR action in progress and/or no joined fighter aircraft present are considered ‘Transportation Missions’ of ‘Military Transport Aircraft’ acc. to Section 3 of the DIC TA and thus subject to the implementation of its provisions (annual DCN published on DIC portal, and/or harmonized request procedure).

BG additionally accepts AAR missions with joined fighters and also refuelling in progress under the DIC TA DCN.

 

Transport Helicopter Flights

Transport helicopter missions are considered ‘Transportation Missions’ of ‘Military Transport Aircraft’ acc. to section 3 of the DIC TA and thus subject to the implementation of its provisions (annual DCN published on DIC portal, and/or harmonized request procedure).

BG additionally accepts combat helicopters under the DIC TA DCN.

 

IATA-non-compliant Dangerous Goods

To be determined.

 

Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR)

During office hours:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
“Consular Relations” Directorate

Email:      iyazarov@mfa.government.bg

Phone:    +35929482003

Fax:        +35928734262

 

Outside office hours / for urgent requests:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Duty Officer

Email:      duty.office@mfa.bg

Phone:    +35929713856   /   +35929482404

Fax:        +35928707137

 

Other Contacts

During office hours:

Ministry of Defence
“Operations and Deployment”

Email:      gescha@abv.bg

                p.raynov@mod.bg

Phone:    +35929222305   /   +35929222332

Fax:        +3592 9222969   /   +3592 9879693

 

Outside office hours / for urgent requests:

Ministry of Defence
Joint Forces Command

Email:      nlcc@armf.bg

Phone:    +35929229999

Fax:         +35929229998

 

Duty Officer

Phone:    +35929223914

Fax:         +35929223913

Useful Links

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