The primary mandate of the Air Navigation Services Safety Oversight (ANSSO) department involves oversighting of Air Traffic Services; Search and Rescue; Aeronautical Information Services; Cartographic Services; Flight Procedure Design; Communication, Navigation and Surveillance Services; and Aeronautical Meteorological Services. The department ensures that such Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) within the Windhoek Flight Information Region (FIR) maintain a safe, regular and efficient ANS system and comply with the provisions under Namibia Civil Aviation Regulations (NAMCARs), Part 71, 93, 170 - 175 & 179, pursuant to Namibia Civil Aviation Act 2016 (Act No. 6 of 2016).


The main functions of the ANSSO department include the following:

  • Development and amendment of operational regulations and technical standards pursuant to the Civil Aviation Act No. 6 of 2016.
  • Development of procedures and guidance material for safety oversight and regulatory compliance of ANS providers as well as airspace users.
  • Managing the regulatory certification process for Air Navigation Service Providers.
  • Process approval for the designation of airspace classification and usage.
  • Surveillance of the Air Navigation Service providers
  • Approval of Flight Instrument Procedures, Aeronautical Cartographic Services and Aeronautical Publications.
  • Provide Secretariate function to the National Airspace Committee.


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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

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