The Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) was established by the Civil Aviation Authority Act, 2004 (CAA Act, 2004) which mandates CAAB to promote aviation safety and security and ensure the regular and efficient use and development of Civil Aviation in Botswana. The Authority commenced full operations on 1st April 2009 as a statutory Corporation under the ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC).
CAAB is responsible under the Act for regulation of air transport, providing air navigation services, managing airports and advising the government on all aspects of civil aviation. Most of these functions were formerly being handled by the former Department of Civil Aviation (DCA)
The CAA Act 2004 stipulates that the Authority shall perform its functions in accordance with sound commercial and financial principles, and shall ensure as far as possible, that its revenue is sufficient to meet the expenditure properly chargeable to its revenues.
To be a world – class provider of safe, secure and efficient aviation services.
To provide efficient and effective aviation services to our customers through continuous development of the aviation industry in Botswana.
The civil Aviation Act of 2004 further authorises the Authority to provide and charge for the following: