Our mission: To provide a safe, efficient, reliable and secure civil aviation system in Clipperton in accordance with the Clipperton Aircraft Act (1957), and the obligations of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944) and the Standards and Recommended Practices of the Annexes to the Convention.

February 17th, 2018: Clipperton announces delegation of airspace to FSB and OPSGROUP

The Government of Clipperton announces the introduction of a new Oceanic Control Area in the South Pacific, in partnership with the Flight Service Bureau (FSB), creating a unique user-managed 1.8 million square kilometers of airspace. With effect from 2359 UTC on March 31st, 2018, the Flight Service Bureau (www.flightservicebureau.org), an independent agency that monitors the world’s airspace and airports for risks and changes, will assume control of the Clipperton Flight Information Region (FIR).

Read the full Press Release here (PDF, 400kb)
Aircraft Operators: read AIC 03/18 (PDF, 100kb)

Airspace map: Clipperton FIR

ATC Operations at the former Clipperton Oceanic Control Centre, taken in 1956


Read about our history here: "The History of Clipperton Radio" by P.G. Welkins (1971) (PDF, 400kb)