National aviation authority

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A national aviation authority (NAA) or civil aviation authority(CAA) is a government statutory authority in each country that maintains an aircraft register and oversees the approval and regulation of civil aviation.

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Role

Due to the inherent dangers in the use of flight vehicles, national aviation authorities typically regulate the following critical aspects of aircraft airworthiness and their operation:

Depending on the legal system of the jurisdiction, a NAA will derive its powers from an act of parliament (such as the Civil or Federal Aviation Act), and is then empowered to make regulations within the bounds of the act. This allows technical aspects of airworthiness to be dealt with by subject matter experts and not politicians. [1] [2]

An NAA may also be involved in the investigation of aircraft accidents, although in many cases this is left to a separate body (such as the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) in Australia or the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in the United States), to allow independent review of regulatory oversight. [3]

An NAA will regulate the control of air traffic but a separate agency will generally carry out air traffic control functions.

In some countries an NAA may build and operate airports, including non-airside operations such as passenger terminals; the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines being among such national authorities. In other countries, private companies or local government authorities may own and operate individual airports.

History

The independent development of NAAs resulted in differing regulations from country to country. This required aircraft manufacturers in the past to develop different models for specific national requirements (such as the BAe Jetstream 31), and impeded airline travel into foreign jurisdictions. The Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention) was signed in 1944 and addressed these issues. This then led to the establishment by the United Nations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in 1947 which now oversees member states, and works to implement regulatory changes to ensure that best practice regulations are adopted. [4]

A European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) was created in 2003, with regulatory and executive tasks in the field of civilian aviation safety. It is not a national authority as such, and European Union members continue to have their own agencies.

List of civil aviation authorities

This is a list of national and supra-national civil aviation authorities.

CountryAuthority name in EnglishAuthority name in local language(s)

(If the local language is not English)

Website
Flag of the United Nations.svg  United Nations International Civil Aviation Organization Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale
Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional

Международная организация гражданской авиации
国际民用航空组织
www.icao.int
Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation د افغانستان اسلامی جمهوریت، د ترانسپورت او ملکي هوايي چلند وزارت www.motca.gov.af
Flag of Albania.svg  Albania Albanian Civil Aviation Authority Autoriteti i Aviacionit Civil të Shqipërisë www.aac.gov.al
Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria Directorate of Civil Aviation and Meteorology Établissement de Gestion de Services Aéroportuaires d'Alger (EGSA), Établissement Nationale de la Navigation Aérienne (ENNA) www.egsa-alger.dz www.enna.dz
Flag of Angola.svg  Angola National Civil Aviation Institute Instituto Nacional de Aviação Civil www.inavic.gv.ao
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina National Civil Aviation Administration Administración Nacional de Aviación Civil www.anac.gov.ar
Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia General Department of Civil Aviation of Armenia Քաղաքացիական Ավիացիայի Գլխավոր Վարչություն www.aviation.am
Flag of Aruba.svg  Aruba Department of Civil Aviation of Aruba www.dca.gov.aw
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Civil Aviation Safety Authority www.casa.gov.au
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Austro Control Österreichische Gesellschaft für Zivilluftfahrt www.austrocontrol.at
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas Department of Civil Aviation of Bahamas www.bahamas.gov.bs
Flag of Bahrain.svg  Bahrain Department of Civil Aviation Affairs شئون الطيران المدني www.caa.gov.bh
Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh বেসামরিক বিমান চলাচল কর্তৃপক্ষ www.caab.gov.bd
Flag of Barbados.svg  Barbados Civil Aviation Department of Barbados www.bcad.gov.bb
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Aviation Department of Belarus Департамент по авиации www.avia.by
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Federal Public Service Mobility and Transport Service public fédéral Mobilité et Transports
Federale overheidsdienst Mobiliteit en Vervoer
mobilit.belgium.be/fr/ - French
mobilit.belgium.be/nl/ - Dutch
Flag of Benin.svg  Benin National Civil Aviation Agency Agence Nationale de l'Aviation Civile du Bénin www.anac.bj
Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority www.bcaa.bm
Flag of Bhutan.svg  Bhutan Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority www.bcaa.gov.bt
Flag of Bolivia.svg  Bolivia General Directorate of Civil Aviation of Bolivia Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil www.dgac.gob.bo
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Directorate of Civil Aviation Bosna i Hercegovina Direkcija za civilno zrakoplovstvo www.bhdca.gov.ba
Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana www.caab.co.bw
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil www.anac.gov.br
Flag of Brunei.svg  Brunei Department of Civil Aviation of Brunei Jabatan Penerbangan Awam www.dca.gov.bn
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria Civil Aviation Administration (Bulgaria) Главна дирекция "Гражданска въздухоплавателна администрация" www.caa.bg
Flag of Cambodia.svg  Cambodia Secretariat of State for Civil Aviation រដ្ឋលេខាធិការដ្ឋានអាកាសចរស៊ីវិល www.civilaviation.gov.kh
Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority www.ccaa.aero
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Transport Canada Civil Aviation Directorate (Transport Canada Civil Aviation)Transports Canada Direction générale de l’aviation civile www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/menu.htm - English
www.tc.gc.ca/fra/civilaviation/menu.htm - French
Flag of the Cayman Islands.svg  Cayman Islands Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands www.caacayman.com
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile Directorate General of Civil Aviation Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil www.dgac.gob.cl
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Civil Aviation Administration of China 中国民用航空局 www.caac.gov.cn
Clipperton Island Clipperton Department of Civil Aviation DCA Clipperton www.dca.clipperton-gov.co
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Special Administrative Unit of Civil Aeronautics Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronáutica Civil www.aerocivil.gov.co
Flag of the Cook Islands.svg  Cook Islands Pacific Aviation Safety Office www.paso.aero
Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Costa Rica Dirección General de Aviación Civil de Costa Rica www.dgac.go.cr
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia Croatian Civil Aviation Agency Hrvatska agencija za civilno zrakoplovstvo www.ccaa.hr
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba Institute of Civil Aeronautics of Cuba Instituto de Aeronáutica Civil de Cuba www.cubagob.cu
Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus Department of Civil Aviation of Cyprus Τμήμα Πολιτικής Αεροπορίας www.mcw.gov.cy
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic Civil Aviation Authority of the Czech Republic Úřad pro civilní letectví Česká republika www.caa.cz
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Danish Transport Authority Trafikstyrelsen www.trafikstyrelsen.dk
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation Instituto Dominicano de Aviación Civil www.idac.gov.do
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Ecuador Dirección General de Aviación Civil www.aviacioncivil.gob.ec
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt Ministry of Civil Aviation of Egypt وزارة الطيران المدني www.civilaviation.gov.eg
Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador Civil Aviation Authority of El Salvador Autoridad de Aviación Civil www.aac.gob.sv
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia Estonian Civil Aviation Administration Lennuamet www.ecaa.ee
Flag of Eswatini.svg  Eswatini Eswatini Civil Aviation Authority www.eswacaa.co.sz
Flag of Europe.svg  European Union European Aviation Safety Agency easa.europa.eu
Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji www.caafi.org.fj
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland Finnish Transport Safety Agency www.trafi.fi
Flag of France.svg  France Directorate General for Civil Aviation Direction Générale de l'Aviation Civile www.dgac.fr
Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon National Civil Aviation Agency Agence Nationale de l'Aviation Civile (ANAC) www.anacgabon.org
Flag of The Gambia.svg  Gambia Gambia Civil Aviation Authority www.gambia.gm/gcaa/
Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia Georgian Civil Aviation Agency საქართველოს სამოქალაქო ავიაციის სააგენტო www.gcaa.ge [ permanent dead link ]
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Federal Aviation Office Luftfahrt-Bundesamt (LBA) http://www.lba.de/EN/
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana Ghana Civil Aviation Authority www.gcaa.com.gh
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority Υπηρεσία Πολιτικής Αεροπορίας (ΥΠΑ) www.hcaa.gr
Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Guatemala Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil www.dgacguate.com
Flag of Guyana.svg  Guyana Guyana Civil Aviation Authority www.gcaa-gy.org
Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department 民航處 www.cad.gov.hk
Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland Icelandic Transport Authority Samgöngustofa www.icetra.is
Flag of India.svg  India Directorate General of Civil Aviation महानिदेशक नागर विमानन dgca.nic.in
Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia Directorate General of Civil Aviation Direktorat Jenderal Perhubungan Udara hubud.dephub.go.id
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran Iran Civil Aviation Organization سازمان هواپیمایی كشوری cao.ir
Flag of Iraq.svg  Iraq Iraq Civil Aviation Authorityسلطة الطيران المدني العراقي www.icaa.gov.iq
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland Irish Aviation Authority Údarás Eitlíochta na hÉireann www.iaa.ie
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel Civil Aviation Authority רשות התעופה האזרחית caa.gov.il
Flag of the Isle of Man.svg  Isle of Man Isle of Man Aircraft Registry www.gov.im/ded/aircraft/
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy National Agency for Civil Aviation Ente nazionale per l'aviazione civile www.enac.gov.it
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority www.jcaa.gov.jm
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Japan Civil Aviation Bureau 航空局 www.mlit.go.jp
Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission of Jordan www.carc.jo
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Civil Aviation Committee Азаматтық авиация комитеті aviation.mid.gov.kz
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya Kenya Civil Aviation Authority www.kcaa.or.ke
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea Civil Aviation Administration of Korea 조선민항
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Korea Office of Civil Aviation 대한민국 국토해양부 항공정책실 koca.go.kr
Flag of Kiribati.svg  Kiribati Pacific Aviation Safety Office www.paso.aero
Flag of Kosovo.svg  Kosovo Civil Aviation Authority of Kosovo Autoriteti i Aviacionit Civil të Kosovës www.caa-ks.org
Flag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait Directorate General of Civil Aviation الإدارة العامة للطيران المدني www.dgca.gov.kw
Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg  Kyrgyzstan Civil Aviation Agency of Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan) Агентство Гражданской Авиации Кыргызской Республики www.caa.kg
Flag of Laos.svg  Laos Department of Civil Aviation of Laos ກົມການບິນພົນລະເຮືອນແຫ່ງ ສປປ ລາວ www.dcal.gov.la
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia Civil Aviation Agency of Latvia Civilās aviācijas aģentūra www.caa.lv
Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon Lebanese Civil Aviation Authority مصلحة الطيران المدني اللبناني www.dgca.gov.lb
Flag of Lesotho.svg  Lesotho Department of Civil Aviation of Lesotho www.civilair.gov.ls
Flag of Libya.svg  Libya Libyan Civil Aviation Authority مصلحة الطيران المدني www.lycaa.org
Flag of Liechtenstein.svg  Liechtenstein Office of Civil Aviation of Liechtenstein
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania Transport Competence AgencyTransporto Kompetencijų Agentūra https://tka.lt
Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg Directorate of Civil Aviation of Luxembourg Direction de l’Aviation Civile www.dac.public.lu
Flag of Macau.svg  Macau Civil Aviation Authority 民航局
Autoridade de Aviação Civil
www.aacm.gov.mo/english/comm/e-comm-index.html
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia Pihak Berkuasa Penerbangan Awam Malaysia www.dca.gov.my
Flag of Malawi.svg  Malawi Department of Civil Aviation of Malawi www.malawi.gov.mw/Transport/Home%20CivilAviation.htm
Flag of Maldives.svg  Maldives Civil Aviation Department of the Maldives www.aviainfo.gov.mv
Flag of Malta.svg  Malta Civil Aviation Directorate of Malta Direttorat tal-Avjazzjoni Ċivili www.transport.gov.mt/aviation/civil-aviation-directorate
Flag of the Marshall Islands.svg  Marshall Islands Directorate of Civil Aviation of the Marshall Islands rmipa.com/airports/
Flag of Mauritius.svg  Mauritius Department of Civil Aviation of Mauritius Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) of Mauritius civil-aviation.govmu.org
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico Federal Civil Aviation Agency Agencia Federal de Aviación Civil sct.gob.mx/transporte-y-medicina-preventiva/aeronautica-civil/
Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova Civil Aviation Administration of Moldova Administraţia de Stat a Aviaţiei Civile a Republicii Moldova en.caa.md
Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia Иргэний Нисэхийн Ерөнхий Газар www.mcaa.gov.mn?page_id=6161
Flag of Monaco.svg  Monaco Monaco Civil Aviation Authority Service de l'Aviation Civile du Principauté de Monaco en.gouv.mc/Government-Institutions/The-Government/Ministry-of-Public-Works-the-Environment-and-Urban-Development/Civil-Aviation-Authority
Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro Civil Aviation Agency of Montenegro Agencija za civilno vazduhoplovstvo www.caa.me
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique Civil Aviation Institute of Mozambique Instituto de Aviação Civil de Moçambique www.iacm.gov.mz
Flag of Myanmar.svg  Myanmar Department of Civil Aviation of Myanmar ေလေၾကာင္းပို႔ေဆာင္ေရးၫႊန္ၾကားမႈဦးစီးဌာန www.mot.gov.mm/dca/
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia Namibia Civil Aviation Authority www.dca.com.na
Flag of Nauru.svg  Nauru Pacific Aviation Safety Office www.paso.aero
Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal नेपाल नागरिक उड्डयन प्राधिकरण caanepal.gov.np
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Human Environment and Transport InspectorateInspectie Leefomgeving en Transport (ILT) english.ilent.nl/themes/themes/aviation
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand www.caa.govt.nz
Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua Nicaraguan Institute of Civil Aviation Instituto Nicaragüense de Aeronáutica Civil www.inac.gob.ni
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority www.ncaa.gov.ng
Flag of Niue.svg  Niue Pacific Aviation Safety Office www.paso.aero
Flag of North Macedonia.svg  North Macedonia Civil Aviation Agency of North Macedonia Агенција за цивилно воздухопловство www.caa.gov.mk
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Civil Aviation Authority of Norway Luftfartstilsynet luftfartstilsynet.no/caa_no/
Flag of Oman.svg  Oman Civil Aviation Authority- Sultanate of Oman هیئه الطیران المدنی-سلطنة عمان www.caa.gov.om
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority مقتدرۂ شہری طیران پاکستان www.caapakistan.com.pk
Flag of Panama.svg  Panama Civil Aviation Authority of Panama Autoridad Aeronáutica Civil www.aeronautica.gob.pa
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea Civil Aviation Authority of Papua New Guinea
Pacific Aviation Safety Office
www.casapng.gov.pg
www.paso.aero
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay National Directorate of Civil Aviation of Paraguay Dirección Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil www.dinac.gov.py
Flag of Peru.svg  Peru Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Peru Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil www.mtc.gob.pe
Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines Pangasiwaan sa Abyasyong Sibil ng Pilipinas www.caap.gov.ph
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland Civil Aviation Authority Urząd Lotnictwa Cywilnego www.ulc.gov.pl
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal National Institute of Civil Aviation of Portugal Autoridade Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) www.anac.pt
Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar Civil Aviation Authority of Qatar للهيئة العامة للطيران المدني www.caa.gov.qa
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Romanian Civil Aeronautical Authority Autoritatea Aeronautică Civilă Română www.caa.ro
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Federal Air Transport Agency Федеральное агентство воздушного транспорта www.favt.ru
Flag of Rwanda.svg  Rwanda Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority www.caa.gov.rw
Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa Pacific Aviation Safety Office www.paso.aero
Flag of San Marino.svg  San Marino San Marino Civil Aviation and Maritime Authority Autorità per l'Aviazione Civile e la Navigazione Marittima www.caa-mna.sm
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation للهيئة العامة للطيران المدني www.gaca.gov.sa
Flag of Senegal.svg  Senegal National Civil Aviation Agency of Senegal Agence Nationale de l'Aviation Civile du Sénégal www.anacim.sn
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia Civil Aviation Directorate of Serbia Директорат Цивилног Ваздухопловства www.cad.gov.rs
Flag of the Seychelles.svg  Seychelles Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority www.scaa.sc
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Penguasa Penerbangan Awam Singapura www.caas.gov.sg
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia Civil Aviation Authority of the Slovak Republic Letecký úrad Slovenskej republiky www.caa.sk
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia Civil Aviation Authority of the Slovenian Republic Javna agencija za civilno letalstvo Republike Slovenije www.caa.si
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands Pacific Aviation Safety Office www.paso.aero
Flag of Somalia.svg  Somalia Somali Civil Aviation and Meteorology Authority Hay'adda Duulista Rayidka & Saadaasha Hawada Soomaaliyeed www.scama.so
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa South African Civil Aviation Authority www.caa.co.za
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Spanish Aviation Safety and Security Agency Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea (AESA) www.seguridadaerea.gob.es/lang_en/home.aspx
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka ශ්‍රී ලංකා සිවිල් ගුවන් සේවා අධිකාරිය www.caa.lk
Flag of Sudan.svg  Sudan Civil Aviation Authority of Sudan www.caa-sudan.net
Flag of Suriname.svg  Suriname Civil Aviation Department of Suriname www.cadsur.sr
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Swedish Transport Agency Transportstyrelsen www.transportstyrelsen.se/en/aviation/
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Federal Office for Civil Aviation French: Office fédéral de l'aviation civile (OFAC)
German: Bundesamt für Zivilluftfahrt (BAZL)
Italian: Ufficio federale dell'aviazione civile (UFAC)
www.bazl.admin.ch/index.html?lang=en
Flag of Syria.svg  Syria Syrian Civil Aviation Authority المؤسسة العامة للطيران المدني scaa.sy
Flag of the Republic of China.svg  Taiwan Civil Aeronautics Administration 交通部民用航空局 www.caa.gov.tw
Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority Mamlaka ya Usafiri wa Anga Tanzania www.tcaa.go.tz
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand สำนักงานการบินพลเรือนแห่งประเทศไทย http://www.caat.or.th/
Flag of East Timor.svg  Timor-Leste Civil Aviation Division of Timor-Leste gov.east-timor.org/CAA/
Flag of Togo.svg  Togo Civil Aviation Agency of Togo Agence Nationale de l'Aviation Civile du Togo (ANAC-TOGO) www.anac-togo.tg
Flag of Tonga.svg  Tonga Pacific Aviation Safety Office www.paso.aero
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority www.caa.gov.tt
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia Office of Civil Aviation and Airports Office de l'aviation civile et des aéroports www.oaca.nat.tn
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Turkey Sivil Havacılık Genel Müdürlüğü www.shgm.gov.tr
Flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands.svg  Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands Civil Aviation Authority tcicaa.org
Flag of Tuvalu.svg  Tuvalu Pacific Aviation Safety Office www.paso.aero
Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda Ekitongole kya Uganda ekikola ku by'ennyonyi caa.go.ug
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine State Aviation Administration of Ukraine Державна авіаційна служба України (Державіаслужба) www.avia.gov.ua
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority www.gcaa.ae
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority www.caa.co.uk
Flag of the United States.svg  United States Federal Aviation Administration
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay National Civil Aviation and Aviation Infrastructure Direction Dirección Nacional de Aviación Civil e Infraestructura Aeronáutica www.dinacia.gub.uy
Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu Pacific Aviation Safety Office www.paso.aero
Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela National Institute of Civil Aviation Instituto Nacional de Aviación Civil www.inac.gov.ve
Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam Cục Hàng không Dân dụng Việt Nam www.caa.gov.vn
Flag of Yemen.svg  Yemen Civil Aviation and Meteorological Authority of Yemen www.cama.gov.ye
Flag of Zambia.svg  Zambia Department of Civil Aviation www.dca.com.zm
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe www.caaz.co.zw

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2009 Pel-Air Westwind ditching

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Directorate General of Civil Aviation (Indonesia)

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Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia

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The State Secretariat of Civil Aviation is an agency of the government of Cambodia in-charge of civil aviation including airports in the country. It is headquartered in the capital Phnom Penh. The SSCA oversees the operation of national airports and air traffic management system in Cambodia. In 2000, it granted lease to SAMART Corporation to operate and upgrade the country's air traffic control and air navigation system under a long-term concession. The Secretary of State in charge is Mao Havannall.

Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji

The Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji (CAAF) is the national aviation authority in the Republic of Fiji and is responsible for discharging functions on behalf of the Government of Fiji under the States responsibility to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, also known as the Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). CAAF regulates the activities of airport operators, air traffic control and air navigation service providers, airline operators, pilots and air traffic controllers, aircraft engineers, technicians, airports, airline contracting organisations and international air cargo operators in Fiji.

References

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  2. Federal Aviation Act of 1958, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Library
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  4. ICAO ICAO'S Aims