AIRCRAFT REGISTRATION & MANAGEMENT
AIRCRAFT REGISTRATION - FINLAND ('OH')
Finland is situated in Northern Europe and forms the eastern part of Scandinavia. The country shares frontiers with Sweden to the west, with Norway to the north, and with Russia to the east. To the south Finland's neighbour is Estonia. Finland covers an area of more than 338,000 square kilometers.
Trafi is the Finnish Transport Safety Agency which maintains an aircraft register and monitors aviation safety and ensures that international obligations are met as well as aircraft mortgages. The Finnish Aircraft Registry has over 1,500 aircraft on its register.
The registration mark of an aircraft in the Finnish Aircraft Register comprises the nationality mark 'OH' followed by a three or four-character register mark which consists of letters, numbers or letters and numbers, depending on the category and type of the aircraft.
Benefits of Registration in Finland
The principal benefits of registering an aircraft in Finland are:
The preconditions for registration are that:-
To register an aircraft, the owner must submit an application to the Finnish Transport Safety Agency and where applicable, the following must be attached to the registration application:
An aircraft under construction may also be temporarily entered on the aircraft register provided that the construction work has progressed so far that the aircraft may be identified.
The average time needed to register an aircraft will vary according to the location of the aircraft and the availability of a surveyor for the inspection. However, owners are advised to allow 6-8 weeks for the completion of the registration process.
If you are interested in more information regarding the registration of your aircraft in Finland or to check the availability of an 'OH' Registration, please contact our REGISTRATION, MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION TEAM