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Director General

As the regulatory Authority responsible for the sustainable development of Guyana's air transport sector in keeping with the International Civil Aviation Organisation's (ICAO) Standards and Recommended Practices, the GCAA is committed to its mission of being a regulator that is facilitating, adaptable, and forward thinking, thus ensuring a safe, secure, economically viable and environmentally sound aviation sector.

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Egbert Field, Director General

Our Vision

Towards a Civil Aviation Authority that is compliant with international standards to enable safe, secure
and sustainable air transport for the socio-economic benefit to all.

Our Commitment To Safety

Air transport is considered as one of the safest forms of travel. However, projected increase of air traffic in the near future, and Guyana's forested and mountainous terrain in its hinterland, has and may continue to cause challenges to aircraft operational safety.

In recognizing these challenges, the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has embarked on a program of continuous training and the establishment of a voluntary hazard reporting system.

With lessons learned from past accidents and incidents, together with the proactive reporting of hazards and enhanced oversight, Guyana will be poised to greatly enhance safety.


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Recent News

The latest aviation news and commentary in Guyana.

Dec 13, 2019

Guyana negotiated with 18 States on Air Services Agreements at ICAN 2019

Guyana participated in the twelfth International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Air Services Negotiation Event (ICAN2019).

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Oct 24, 2019

8 Persons complete Approach Control non radar training course

Eight persons successfully completed training in Approach Control (non-radar) programme at the Guyana ANS Training School.

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Sep 26, 2019

Guyana and Qatar signs Air Services Agreement

Guyana signed an Air Services Agreement with the State of Qatar to promote and facilitate airlines of Guyana and Qatar to operate.

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18 Years of Achievement

We're celebrating 18 years as an independent aviation regulatory authority in Guyana.