Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
Logo of the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
Authority overview
FormedOctober 24, 2002; 19 years ago (2002-10-24)[1]
Superseding agency
  • Kenya Directorate of Civil Aviation
HeadquartersAviation House, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya
Minister responsible
  • Hon. James Wainaina Macharia[1], Ministry of Transport,Infrastructure,Housing and Urban Development
Authority executives
  • Eng. Joseph Nakodony Nkadayo, MBS, Chairman
  • Capt.Gilbert Macharia Kibe, Director General
Key document
  • Kenya Civil Aviation Regulations (KCARS) 2013

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) is a state corporation of Kenya that is responsible for regulating the aviation industry in Kenya and for providing air navigation services in the Kenya flight region.

The KCAA offers training in the aviation professions through its affiliated East African School of Aviation.[2]

The agency maintains its headquarters in the Aviation Building at the junction entry to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Embakasi, Nairobi.[3][4]


The Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act, 2002 established the KCAA in 2002. The functions of the KCAA were previously performed by two departments of the Ministry of Transport: the Civil Aviation Board (CAB) and the Directorate of Civil Aviation (DCA).[3]

See also


  1. ^ a b "KCAA | Kenya Civil Aviation Authority". KCAA | Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.
  2. ^ "Welcome to East African School of Aviation | East African School of Aviation".
  3. ^ a b "Welcome to KCAA." Kenya Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved on 14 January 2011. "The Authority's head offices are currently situated at KAA Complex, JKIA in Nairobi."
  4. ^ "Contact Us." Kenya Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved on 14 January 2011. "KCAA Headquarters KAA Complex, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Embakasi."