Acronyms We Speak

The Civil Aviation Act of 2016 (Act No. 6 of 2016)
Aerodromes & Ground Aids
Airworthiness
Aeronautical Information Service
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer
Aircraft Maintenance Organisation
Annexes to the Chicago Convention
Air Navigation Services (Part 6 of the Act)
Air Navigation Services Safety Oversight
Air Operator Certificate
Approach with vertical guidance
Aerodrome Safety Inspector
Air Traffic Controller
Air Traffic Management
Aviation Training Organisation
Air Traffic Services
Aviation Security
Barometric Vertical Navigation
Board of Directors of the Authority established in terms of Section 12 of the Act
Cabin Crew Inspector
Critical Element (Audit Area)
The Convention on International Civil Aviation, drafted in 1944 by 54 nations, established the core principles permitting international transport by air, and led to the creation of the specialised agency which has overseen it ever since – the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Communication, Navigation and Surveillance Services
Directorate of Civil Aviation (predecessor of NCAA)
Effective Implementation
Flight Information Region
The International Civil Aviation Authority Organization, an agency of the United Nations, established in terms of the Chicago Convention (annexed as Schedule 1 to the Act)
Information and Communications Technologies
Ministry of Works and Transport (Namibia)
Namibia Civil Aviation Regulations (and its various amendments)
Namibia Civil Aviation Technical Standards (and its various amendments)
The Namibia Airports Company established in terms of Act No. 25 of 1998
The juristic person called the Namibia Civil Aviation Authority established in terms of section 8 of the Act
Namibia Metereological Services
Flight Operations
Performance-Based Navigation
Personnel Licensing (as contained in Annex 1)
Search and Rescue Services
Time Between Overhaul
Technical Cooperation Bureau, an organisational entity of ICAO
Universal Security Audit Programme of ICAO
Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme of ICAO

Our Organisation

The Namibia Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) conducts the safety and security regulation of civil air operations in Namibia’s airspace, as well as provides air navigational services to all airspace users. Visit us at:

4 Rudolph Hertzog Street
Windhoek, Namibia

Phone: +264 83 2352000
Fax: +264 83 2352301
Email: info@ncaa.com.na

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