The Dover Civil Air Terminal (CAT) is located on the Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware.  It is operated by the DRBA under the terms of a joint-use agreement with the U.S. Air Force. The JUA allows civilian aircraft to use Dover Air Force Base's airfield facilities.
Dover AFB requires civil aircraft to have a permit to land. 


For info or questions: (302) 571-6375 or email dov-cat@drba.net

Pilot Information

Dover AFB is a tower-controlled airport. Pilots need to request a landing permit from the Dover Civil Air Terminal to land at Dover AFB. A landing permit may be requested HERE. Pilots must fill out two different forms: The Dover Civil Air Terminal Release and Indemnification Agreement. Pilots will then receive PPR number from DRBA prior to using the airport for arrival purposes. Open 24/7.

Chart Supplements are updated monthly on the FAA.gov site.  For latest chart supplements click this button:


Please put in KDOV as the airport identifier in the Search box on the FAA site for both Chart Supplement and Terminal Procedure searches.

Landing Forms

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Airfield information and Terminal Procedures for Dover AFB are available on the FAA's website.

Landing Fees & Other Charges

Fees and Charges for the Dover Civil Air Terminal are set by Resolution 22-68 by the Commissioners of the Delaware River & Bay Authority. The current Fees and Charges are available below:

Did You Know?

There are 21 Joint-Use Civilian/Military airports in the U.S. with Dover being one of ten affiliated with the Air Force and the only one in Delaware?

Jets take off and taxi at Civil Air Terminal CAT at Dover Air Force Base

Rental Car Services

There are plenty of rental car options available in Dover that will deliver a rental car to the Civil Air Terminal. Here is a listing of nearby rental car services.

Food & Beverages

There are no amenities at this terminal.  There are a host of local restaurant and beverage options in the nearby area. To see community services click this button:

FBO Operations

Dover Civil Air Terminal does not have an FBO or most amenities associated with an FBO such as Ground Power Units, Lav Carts, and Aircraft Tugs. Pilots can call for fuel in advance to make arrangements or coordinate service through Atlantic Aviation out of Wilmington Airport, ILG. Most crews are advised to bring enough fuel to avoid refueling when landing at CAT.

Atlantic may be reached at (302) 328-9695 or by visiting Atlantic Aviation's website.