RCAA Responsibilities

  • To promote and supervise the functioning of companies and other authorized national firms operating in the area of civil aviation;
  • To monitor the compliance with civil aviation laws and regulations;
  • To issue permits, required authorizations and licenses required in civil aviation, in accordance with the relevant governing laws and regulations;
  • To advise the Government on its relationship with the International Civil Aviation Organization;
  • To advise the Government on the transportation of passengers and goods in the air;
  • To advise the government on all activities likely to fast-track the development of airports infrastructure in Rwanda;
  • To internationally represent as the National Authority in respect of matters relating to civil aviation;
  • To collaborate with other government agencies in ensuring the safety of aircrafts and passengers;
  • To gather, analyze and use statistical data on the airports;
  • To establish relations and collaborate with other regional and international institutions with similar missions.