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Cross-Border Flying Guide

Are you ready to trade the winter weather for some warm sunshine? Or do you want to see some of the world’s most beautiful natural landscapes in Canada? Cross Border Flying is not as scary as you think, but you must understand the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requirements and procedures to make your trip safe and enjoyable. Download the Cross-Border Flying Guide. CBP services are routinely available at these airports. Please contact the office for specific directions.

Transatlantic Flights

Occasionally, AOPA members ask about flying their general aviation aircraft to Europe. Though not commonly done, it certainly is possible with the right equipment and significant pre-planning.

eAPIS Frequently Asked Questions

AOPA continues to work with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to obtain clarification for Members’ concerns regarding eAPIS. Find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.


The overall purpose of Cabotage rules are to prohibit foreign aircraft from one country traveling into another country and picking up foreign nationals or citizens of the other foreign country and providing transportation to and between points within that foreign country.