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GEN 4  CHARGES FOR AERODROMES AND AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES


GEN 4.1  AERODROME CHARGES

4.1.1  Landing charges

4.1.1.1 The basis for the calculation of landing charges is the maximum take-off mass (MTOM) of the aircraft given by the aircraft manufacturer, or average value of all modifications or versions used by individual aircraft operators.
4.1.1.2 Rates per each tonne (even initiated) of the maximum take-off mass (MTOM) of the aircraft:
  1. Traffic within the Slovak Republic:

    Aerodrome

    charge without VAT*

    Košice

    10,953 EUR

    Sliač:

     

    up to 2 t MTOM, including

    flat rate 10 EUR

    over 2 t MTOM

    4,50 EUR

    Poprad-Tatry

    6 EUR

    Žilina

    6 EUR

    Piešťany

    5,20 EUR

    Bratislava/M. R. Štefánik

    5,15 EUR

    Trenčín

    4 EUR

    Prievidza, Nitra

    0,331 EUR

    * A VAT shall be charged under effective Slovak Republic legislation.

  2. International traffic at the aerodromes:

    Aerodrome

    charge without VAT*

    Košice

    14,107 EUR

    Žilina

    13,90 EUR

    Poprad-Tatry

    13,10 EUR

    Piešťany:

    MTOM to 25 t

    13 EUR

    MTOM from 25 t to 100 t

    312 EUR + (MTOM - 25 t) × 7,7 EUR

    MTOM over 100 t

    585,20 EUR + (MTOM - 100 t) × 4,8 EUR

    Sliač

    12 EUR

    Prievidza, Nitra

    2,257 EUR

    Bratislava/M. R. Štefánik:

     

    first 150 t, included

    13,11 EUR

    each next 151 to 250 t

    9,29 EUR

    each next 251 t

    6,64 EUR

    * A VAT shall be charged under effective Slovak Republic legislation.

4.1.1.3 Charges for training landings

The basis for the calculation of the charges for foreign operator are the valid rates of landing charges for international traffic. The basis for the calculation of the charges for national operator are valid rates of landing charges for domestic traffic. The landing charges are accounted on percentual rates for each full landing or touch-and-go or training overshoot during the training flight (see para. GEN 4.1.1.3.2).

The aircraft operator shall inform aerodrome operator in the written form about the number of landings and touch-and-go and number of training overshoots during the training flight at least 24 hours after completing the flight.

Charges for the training overshoots are accounted as touch-and-go.

Note: The overshoot is a part of flight over the RWY, which follows after the decision of a pilot-in-command finding on the final approach segment, not to conduct the landing or touch-and-go manoeuvre.

4.1.1.3.1 The aerodrome operator is authorized to make special charges for training landings (for series of flights etc.) with the individual aircraft operators, eventually to make appropriate discount if advantageous for both sides (e. g. time rate).
4.1.1.3.2 Methods of payment according to para. GEN 4.1.6.

Aerodrome

Option of the training flight

 

Full landing

Touch-and-go

Bratislava/M. R. Štefánik

100 %, but minimum 131,12 EUR without VAT* for aircraft of foreign operator

100 %, but minimum 51,45 EUR without VAT* for aircraft of national operator

50 %, but minimum 65,56 EUR without VAT* for aircraft of foreign operator

50 %, but minimum 25,73 EUR without VAT* for aircraft of national operator

Košice90 %40 %
Poprad-Tatry, Piešťany, Sliač70 %35 %

* A VAT shall be charged under effective Slovak Republic legislation.

4.1.1.4 Exemptions
4.1.1.4.1 Flights of the following aircraft are not subject to the charges:
  1. flights performed exclusively for the transport, on official mission, of the reigning Monarch and his/her immediate family, Heads of State, Heads of Government, and Government Ministers. In all cases, this must be substantiated by the appropriate status indicator on the flight plan,

  2. search and rescue flights authorized by a competent SAR body,

  3. flights performed by military aircraft of NATO member states and flights of state aircraft at Sliač aerodrome. The exemption does not apply to state aircraft that were leased for commercial purposes. Another exemption from charges at Sliač areodrome is possible only with the written consent of the ATS provider in Sliač CTR/TMA.

4.1.1.4.2 The introductory discount of landing charges:

The introductory discount of landing charges is applied at the aerodromes for the new regular flights in accordance with the provision issued by the AD operators.

Operator of the scheduled flights may apply for an introductory discount on landing fees at Bratislava/M. R. Štefánik aerodrome in accordance with the rules issued by AD operator.

Piešťany airport operator provides charges discount after the meeting of the propriate Incentive Airport Program conditions. Detail information is available at airport operator and on his website.

Upon fulfilment of respective conditions of the incentive scheme, Košice aerodrome operator provides discounts from published charges. Detailed information is available with the airport operator or on the operator´s website.

4.1.2  Parking charges

4.1.2.1 The basis for the calculation of parking charges is the maximum take-off mass (MTOM) of the aircraft and the duration of the parking.
4.1.2.2 The charge is collected for the parking of the aircraft in specified part of the aerodrome.
4.1.2.2.1 The rate is settled per each hour and tonne (even initiated) of the maximum take-off mass of the aircraft both the international and domestic flights:

Aerodrome

charge without VAT*

Košice

1,327 EUR

Poprad-Tatry

0,80 EUR

Piešťany

0,40 EUR

aircraft stands 2A, 2B, 3, 4, 5 and APN)

1,25 EUR/1 t/24 HR

another aircraft stands designated by airport operator)

Žilina

1 EUR

Bratislava/M. R. Štefánik

0,30 EUR

Sliač, Prievidza, Nitra

0,298 EUR

* A VAT shall be charged under effective Slovak Republic legislation.

4.1.2.2.2 In case the operator provides mail or cargo transportation or technical landing by aircraft with more than 100 t MTOM, Bratislava/M. R. Štefánik aerodrome grants parking fees discount on long term parking as bellow:

Aircraft MTOM - over 100 t

Aircraft parking charges EUR/1 t/1 hour

 

charge without VAT*

up to 2 hours

0 EUR

from 2 to 12 hours

0,3 EUR

over 12 hours

0,07 EUR

* A VAT shall be charged under effective Slovak Republic legislation.

4.1.2.2.3 In case the operator provides scheduled transportation of passengers, luggage, mail or freight, Bratislava/ M. R. Štefánik aerodrome grants discount on parking as follows:

Scheduled transportation of passengers, luggage, mail or freight

Aircraft parking charges EUR/1 t/1 hour

charge without VAT*

up to 1 hour

0 EUR

over 1 hour

0,30 EUR

* A VAT shall be charged under effective Slovak Republic legislation.

4.1.2.3 Exemptions
4.1.2.3.1 The following cases are not subject to the charges:
  1. flights performed exclusively for the transport, on official mission, of the reigning Monarch and his/her immediate family, Heads of State, Heads of Government, and Government Ministers. In all cases, this must be substantiate by the appropriate status indicator on the flight plan,

  2. search and rescue flights authorized by a competent SAR body,

  3. flights performed by Military Aircraft of the Armed Forces of Slovak Republic at Sliač Airport.

4.1.2.4 The aerodrome operator is authorized to specify or divide the aerodrome areas to the apron and other areas. These operator is authorized to make a special charge with the individual operators (for series of flights etc.), or to allow the appropriate reduction of charges, if it is convenient for both sides (e.g. using time charges).

In case of home based aircraft or short term based aircraft, Bratislava/M. R. Štefánik aerodrome is authorized to grant the reduction of charges.

Upon fulfilment of respective conditions of the incentive scheme, Košice aerodrome operator provides discounts from published charges. Detailed information is available with the airport operator or on the operator´s website.

4.1.3  Passenger service charges

4.1.3.1 International traffic

In the international scheduled and non-scheduled air transport an operator shall pay the charge for each departing passenger:

Aerodrome

charge without VAT*

Bratislava/M. R. Štefánik

16,27 EUR

Košice

16,265 EUR

Žilina

16,10 EUR

Piešťany

16 EUR

up to 10 passengers/flight)

11 EUR

11 and more passengers/flight)

Poprad-Tatry

15,80 EUR

Sliač

15 EUR

Prievidza, Nitra

11,053 EUR

* A VAT shall be charged under effective Slovak Republic legislation.

4.1.3.2 Traffic within the Slovak Republic

In the scheduled and non-scheduled air transport an operator shall pay the charge for each departing passenger:

Aerodrome

charge without VAT*

Košice

10,455 EUR

Bratislava/M. R. Štefánik

6,31 EUR

Piešťany

5 EUR

Poprad-Tatry

6 EUR

Žilina

6 EUR

Sliač

5 EUR

Prievidza, Nitra

3,319 EUR

* A VAT shall be charged under effective Slovak Republic legislation.

4.1.3.2.1 Transfer at Bratislava/M. R. Štefánik aerodrome

In the international air transport an operator shall pay for each transfer passenger:

  1. 50 % from charge for each departing passenger in international traffic (8,13 EUR without VAT*).

In the transport within the Slovak Republic an operator shall pay the charge for each transfer passenger:

  1. 50 % from charge for each departing passenger within the Slovak Republic (3,15 EUR without VAT*).

* A VAT shall be charged under effective Slovak Republic legislation.

Note: Transfer passenger is a passenger arriving on a certain airport and continuing with a flight with different flight number.

4.1.3.3 Exemptions
4.1.3.3.1 The following cases are not subject to the charges:
  1. flights performed exclusively for the transport on official mission, of the reigning Monarch and his/her immediate family, Heads of State, Heads of Government, and Government Ministers. In all cases, this must be substantiate by the appropriate status indicator on the flight plan,

  2. search and rescue flights authorized by a competent SAR body.

Note: Irregular landing on the Slovak territory and the alternate onward carriage of passengers from the Slovak Republic will be considered as a direct transit.

4.1.3.3.2 The introductory discount of passenger service charges

Operator of the regular air traffic may apply for an introductory discount of passenger service charges at Bratislava/M. R. Štefánik aerodrome in accordance with the rules issued by AD operator.

Upon fulfilment of respective conditions of the incentive scheme, Košice aerodrome operator provides discounts from published charges. Detailed information is available with the airport operator or on the operator´s website.

4.1.3.3.3 Exemptions from charges at Bratislava/M. R. Štefánik aerodrome

Passengers up to 2 years of age (infants) are not subject to passenger service charges.

4.1.4  Security

Charges for security are not collected.

4.1.5  Noise-related items

To be developed.

4.1.6  Methods of payment

4.1.6.1 Charges are accounted and collected by the aerodrome operator.
4.1.6.2 The owner and the aircraft operator are jointly and severally responsible for payment of the charges. The person liable to pay the charge shall be the person who was the aircraft operator at the time when the flight was performed. If the identity of the operator is not known, the aircraft owner shall be regarded as the operator unless he proves which other person was the operator.
4.1.6.3 Charges are payable before the departure of the aircraft unless agreed upon otherwise in advance.
4.1.6.4 Charges are payable in EUR or in equivalent value of any other freely convertible currency converted with the exchange rate established by National Bank of Slovakia on the date of billing, unless otherwise stated in an agreement of payment concluded between the Slovak Republic and the state of the aircraft operator nationality or financial regulations.
4.1.6.5 The aerodrome operator is authorized through ATS provider not to permit departure of the aircraft of an operator who has not paid a due invoice for services charges or the aerodrome operator is entitled to seize the aircraft until the debt is paid.
4.1.6.6 The aircraft operator (a pilot) who has not settled previous invoices and has landed at the aerodrome, will be required by the AD operator to pay all the due invoices before departure.
4.1.6.7 Complaints if any, shall be dealt with after the payment of the total sum of the invoice on the basis of a written application for the credit-note within 30 days after the time-limit payment.
4.1.6.8 Interest on late payment. Any charges, the amount of which has not been paid by the due of the bill, shall be liable to be increased by the addition thereto of interest on late payment calculated according to provisions of the Commercial code.
4.1.6.9 Further information regarding payment (e.g. credit card acceptance) may be obtained from particular aerodrome operator.
4.1.6.10 Changes of charges are usually published by aerodrome operator on 15th January and 1st September of a calendar year.