The Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) is responsible for aviation development and the supervision of civil aviation activities in Switzerland. The FOCA is part of the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC) and is charged with ensuring that the high safety standards in civil aviation in Switzerland are maintained, and with pursuing a policy of sustainable development.

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8 datasets found

  • Sectoral aviation infrastructure plan (SAIP)

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Sectoral Aviation Infrastructure Plan (SAIP) is the federal planning and coordination tool for the civil aviation. Therein the goals and objectives for the infrastructure of...

    • INTERLIS
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  • Cadastre of polluted sites on civil aerodromes (CPS FOCA)

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Public register of polluted sites within the perimeter of civil aerodromes. This includes information about the location, type and quantity of waste, the period of deposition, a...

    • INTERLIS
    • SERVICE
  • Safety zone plan

    Geography, Territory and environment

    For each airport, a security zone is to be established, which protects the airspace from obstacles. The FOCA will decide in each case whether a safety zone is necessary for air ...

    • INTERLIS
    • SERVICE
  • Sectoral aviation infrastructure plan (SAIP) - consultations

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Current or past consultations of the Sectoral Aviation Infrastructure Plan (SAIP)

    • INTERLIS
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  • Noise pollution register for civil aerodromes

    Geography, Territory and environment

    For aerodromes at which certain noise levels occur, the Swiss environmental legislation (SR 814.41) stipulates that exposure curves have to be produced and reported. This proced...

    • INTERLIS
    • SERVICE
  • Reserved zones for airport installations

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Designated area in which the land must be kept free for future airport installations. Plot-specific representation with a line on a large-scale plan. Constructional changes that...

    • INTERLIS
    • SERVICE
  • Restricted zones for model aircraft and drones

    Geography, Mobility and Transport

    The operation of model aircraft and drones weighing between 0.5 and 30 kg is prohibited within 5 km of the runways of a civil or military airfield in accordance with article 17,...

    • SHAPE
  • Swiss air navigation obstacle data

    Geography, Mobility and Transport

    Air navigation obstacle data are data on the obstacles defined in Article 2 letter k of the Ordinance of 23 November 1994 on Aviation Infrastructure (VIL, SR 748.131.1). Air nav...

    • KMZ
    • ZIP
    • SERVICE