Customs Arrangements

Pilots of international flights using Redhill must fill out a General Aviation Report (GAR) Form. Guidance on filling out the GAR Form can be found here.

Pilots operating flights where all the crew and passengers are EU passport holders must give a minimum of 4 hours notice of their inbound flight.

Flights with any non-EU passport holders are required to give at least 24hrs prior notice and photocopies of the passport and entry visas will be required.

Submit a GAR

Border Force have produced a web based system to enable pilots to easily submit a GAR. Please use Submit a GAR. Registration is required and the system is free to use.


Send the General Aviation Report form, to the national co-ordination unit (NCU) to send to Border Force or the police.

You should title your email: β€˜GAR, airfield registration, name of airfield, postcode of airfield (if known)’. Please check the attached guidance in the Related Content section before completing and submitting the GAR form.

By Phone - In an emergency only

+44 (0) 845 723 1110


Aircraft departing the UK are entitled to claim back the duty paid on the fuel via HO60 Form

Flights within the Common Travel Area
(Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland)

Terrorism Act 2000

Redhill Aerodrome is not a designated aerodrome for the purposes of the above Act. Therefore pilots of flights intending to operate to or from Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Northern Ireland or Republic of Ireland must give prior notice of their intended flight to Surrey Police Special Branch. The contact numbers for Surrey Police Ports Unit are: Monday -Friday (0800 – 1630 hours) 01483 482436 or 482437. Outside these times use 101. Alternatively email your flight details to Surrey and Sussex Police Ports Unit.

At least 24 hours prior notice is required for flights operating Tuesday – Friday. For flights operating on Saturday, Sunday or Monday notification must be given by 1600 hours on Friday.