CAA - Mission, Role, Tasks PDF Print
CAAOn May 13, 2005, the former Civil Aviation Administration was transformed into a statutory Authority within the Ministry of Transport and Road Safety.

The Civil Aviation Authority is the regulator for the civil aviation sector, in compliance with the law, standardisation and the international treaties to which the State of Israel is signatory. The CAA is responsible for promoting aviation safety, development, maximising the level of aviation transport services, safeguarding Israel's air carriers; minimalising environmental impact; implementing government policy concerning civil aviation, as outlined by the Minister of Transport and Road Safety.


  • Licensing and certification;
  • Supervision and enforcement;
  • Legislation;
  • International involvement;
  • Aviation infrastructure
  • Advisor to the Minister of Transport and Road Safety

In accordance with the Civil Aviation Authority Law- 2005 the CAA is responsible for the licensing and monitoring of the civil aviation sector. In addition, the CAA advises the Minister of Transport on aviation issues, conducts economic and statistical surveys and participates in international activities including the negotiation process of air agreements and the representation of the State of Israel in ICAO and other international aviation organizations.

Chief Investigator main office
Investigates civil aircraft accidents and serious incidents; publicizes reports; determines circumstances and causes of accidents with a view to avoiding future accidents and to raising professionalism and safety awareness among pilots and aircrew.

Contact details
Mailing address: P.O.B. 8, Ben Gurion Airport 70100, Israel
Civil Aviation Authority
Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2009 18:58