GA Customs


SRQ is a U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) User Fee Airport.  The CBP facility services are available anytime, however, prior arrangements must be made to ensure staffing.
General Aviation CBP Clearance Procedures:
  • Prior arrangements with CBP are required for processing arriving international GA aircraft at SRQ. CBP services should be scheduled by email at [email protected] or telephone via +1-813-758-9120 or 1-813-927-0570, facsimile clearance requests are not accepted at SRQ.
  • CBP requires two (2) hours’ notice prior to arrival at SRQ, including updating arrival times.
  • SRQ CBP general office hours are Monday-Friday, from 9:00 – 17:00 EST.
  • Scheduling outside of general office hours is available with additional fee.
  • The U.S. CBP General Aviation Facility at SRQ is located on the west air carrier ramp, near Taxiway Bravo.
  • GA foreign arriving aircraft requiring CBP clearance shall utilize the B8 apron area and park at the pavement “Customs” markings.
  • Persons on board arriving flights are required to remain on board aircraft until CBP Officer is present and escorts them to the facility.

Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority User Fees
Single Engine Piston                                                $50.00 per aircraft clearing
Multi-Engine Piston                                                 $100.00 per aircraft clearing
Turboprop Single/Multi                                           $150.00 per aircraft clearing
Jet – Small (<20,000 lbs. MTOW)                         $200.00 per aircraft clearing
Jet – Medium (20,001 – 60,000 lbs. MTOW)       $300.00 per aircraft clearing
Jet – Large (>60,001 lbs. MTOW)                         $350.00 per aircraft clearing
After-Hours Clearing Fee*                                   $200.00 per aircraft clearing
*The After-Hours clearing fee of $200.00 will be added to all aircraft clearings outside CBP general office hours in addition to the aircraft clearing fee.
Customs and Border Protection
6048 Airport Circle Sarasota, Florida 34243-2159 Voice (813) 758-9120.
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