Was first established in 1936. It used to be part of the
administrative secretary's office during the colonialism.
Its main task was to discharge all transit & landing
whereas British companies used to carry out all sorts
services until the independence of the Sudan in 1956.
the compilation of the "Sudan station process"
the public sector had to be actively involved in the economic
life of the country. So, the Civil Aviation department
(C.A.D) was established under the auspices of the Ministry
of Transport, Telecommunications and Tourism. The newly
established department joined ICAO in the same year.
the aviation code and its accompanying regulation was
issued in 1960, the same year; C.A.A was annexed to the
ministry of Defense. 1985 with eased the creation of an
independence body with the name of the Civil Aviation
& Survey was established in 1995. Later the survey
department was detached from the former ministry to establish
the ministry of Aviation which comprises the Civil Aviation
departments of meteorology and the Sudan Airways Company.
CAA's main tasks are to provide safety for planes construct
airports and ensure high quality air transport services.
Further more C.A.A. is bound to abide by entire outline
in accordance with the new aviation code of 1999 and on
equal footing with the ICAO regulations and codes. The
new code include all the pervious legislations which have
to cope with the latest requirements and developments
in the field of Civil Aviation which consist of constructing,
operating controlling airport, issuing, licenses to passenger
or cargo airlines, and training CAA's personal (Pilots,
code is a law that governs all the CAA activities and
responsibilities locally, regionally and internationally.