Kenya Civil Aviation Authority


Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) was established on 24th October 2002 by the Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act, 2002 with the primary functions towards; Regulation and oversight of Aviation Safety & Security; Economic regulation of Air Services and development of Civil Aviation; Provision of Air Navigation Services, and Training of Aviation personnel KCAA; as guided by the provisions of the convention on international civil aviation, related ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs), the Kenya Civil Aviation Act, 2013 and the civil aviation regulations.


To plan, develop, manage, regulate and operate a safe, economically sustainable and efficient civil aviation system in Kenya, in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Aviation Act, 2013.


‘To be a superior, safe, secure and sustainable civil aviation system’


To economically and efficiently plan, develop, manage and regulate a modern, safe and secure civil aviation industry while delivering quality training and Air Navigation Services

Core Values

To fulfill its mandate, pursue the Vision and accomplish its Mission, KCAA will be guided by its core values of:

Core ValueGuiding Principles
Security and SafetyWe shall endeavor to maintain a safe and secure civil aviation environment.
Customer focusWe undertake to embrace, meet, delight and exceed our customers’ expectations
FairnessWe shall conduct our functions and duties in ways that are just, unbiased and non-discriminatory.
ExcellenceWe shall strive to provide quality services through innovation, continuous improvement, promotion of creativity and adaption to new ways of doing things.
IntegrityWe shall demonstrate professionalism, honesty and commitment to moral ethical principles
Team workWe shall promote cross functional working relationships to promote accomplishment of organizational objectives.

Member Information

Membership Type: Africa Regional Office Membership

Director General: Mr. Emile Nguza Arao

Country: Kenya

Telephone number: +254 728 606 570, +254 709 725000 +254 728 606 586, +254 734 000 491, +254 734 000492

Fax number: + 254 020 822300


Head office:

P.O. Box 30163 , Nairobi 00100