4.2.1  ROUTE AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES All flights entering the airspace within the boundaries of Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu Flight Information Regions (except exempted flights in GEN 4.2 para 4.2.6) are subjected to air navigation services charges which shall be payable to the Authority at the rates specified in the Civil Aviation (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2016. The distance calculations are based on Flight Planning Requirement for Aircraft Operating in Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu FIR.

4.2.2  RANS LIVE PORTAL The RANS Live portal is a one-stop-shop for our clients to view their bills and related aircraft movement reports. It publishes news and announcements about Route Air Navigation Services (RANS) and provides relevant information that is of interest to aviation operators. Operators shall contact ATM RANS Unit for the creation of company identification (CID) to enable access to the RANS portal. The contact details are available on the log-in page of the portal. The RANS live portal is accessible at:

4.2.3  AIRCRAFT WEIGHT The weight of the aircraft shall be the maximum take-off weight as indicated in the Certificate of Airworthiness (CoA).

4.2.4  STRUCTURE OF ROUTE AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES (RANS) CHARGES The formula for calculation of RANS charges is as follows:

RANS Charges = MTOW x Distance Flown

Descriptions :

  1. MTOW

    MTOW is the Maximum Take-off Weight of aircraft in ‘kilogram’. The calculation of RANS charges is based on MTOW as indicated in TABLE below:


    Aircraft MTOWRate
    Not exceeding 2,500 KG 10 cent per nautical mile
    Exceeding 2,500 KG but not exceeding 5,000 KG 20 cent per nautical mile
    Exceeding 5,000 KG but not exceeding 45,000 KG 30 cent per nautical mile
    Exceeding 45,000 KG but not exceeding 90,000 KG 40 cent per nautical mile
    Exceeding 90,000 KG but not exceeding 135,000 KG 50 cent per nautical mile
    Exceeding 135,000 KG 60 cent per nautical mile
     Minimum charge RM10.00
  2. Distance Flown

    Distance flown in Nautical Mile

    Note 1: For flights flying/transiting through KL FIR and KK FIR will be issued with a single invoice (centralised) .

    Note 2: Please refer to RANSLive Web portal, home page for the chargeable flown distances for flights operating within Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu FIR.


4.2.5  PAYMENT Operators are responsible to make the payment of RANS charges inclusive of all bank charges such as agent banks’ charges. Operators with credit arrangement with CAAM will be billed on a monthly basis. Payment must be made within 14 days of the date of issuance of the invoice. Operators with no credit arrangement with CAAM will need to make payment through respective airports’ ground handlers prior to each flight departure utilising CID number issued by CAAM. Payment of RANS Charges can be transferred through Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) to the following bank account
Account name: Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia / CAAM
Bank name: Public Islamic Bank
Branch: Putrajaya
Account no: 3811340215
Swift code: PBBE MYKL XXX Clients are able to obtain receipts generated by the system from the portal upon completion of successful payment.

Note: Cash payment is not preferred.

4.2.6  EXEMPTION The following classes of aircraft are exempted from payment of Route Air Navigation Service Charges:
  1. Any official aircraft of the Federal Government or Government of any state in Malaysia, including military aircraft;

  2. Any official aircraft of Heads of State, Ministers and other dignitaries visiting Malaysia as State Guests;

  3. Any specified aircraft operated by Flying Clubs in Malaysia approved for the purpose of this Regulation by the Chief Executive Officer if the flight preceding the landing or following the take-off, as the case may be, has not been for the hire or reward or for any purpose other than flying for the club;

  4. Any aircraft engaged in search and rescue missions or exercise;

  5. Any aircraft which are required to return to the airport of departure or to an alternate airport due to circumstances beyond the control of the operator, such as malfunctioning of the aircraft equipment or closure of the destination airport after the departure of the aircraft or other circumstances beyond the control of the operator;

  6. Flights between two unattended landing grounds;

  7. Flights remaining within the aerodrome control zone or within a radius of five miles from the aerodrome or within a designated adjacent training area; or

  8. Any other aircraft or classes of aircraft as may be determined by the Chief Executive Officer.

4.2.7  QUERIES ON RANS INVOICES Clients are welcomed to make any inquiries within 14 days from the date of issuance of the invoice. Please direct your inquiries (general / payment) providing the invoice number to following emails: