Aviation Safety and
Security Agency
Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea
Agency overview
Formed8 February 2008; 13 years ago (2008-02-08)
JurisdictionSpain
HeadquartersMadrid, Spain
Coordinates: 40°27′04″N 3°41′35″W / 40.451°N 3.693°W / 40.451; -3.693
Employees420 (2020)[1]
Annual budget 75.24 million, 2021[2]
Agency executive
  • Isabel Maestre Moreno, Director
Parent agencyGeneral Secretariat for Transport, Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda
Websitewww.seguridadaerea.gob.es
Agency Officies
Agency Officies

The Spanish Aviation Safety and Security Agency, also known by the acronym AESA (Spanish: Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea), is the national aviation authority for Spain.

The agency is based in Madrid, where it occupies offices on the Paseo de la Castellana.[3]

History

The agency was set up in 2008,[4] taking over supervisory duties from the Dirección General de Aviación Civil (DGAC),[5] a division of the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda, the former Ministry of Public Works and Transport.

Its 2018 budget was €86 million.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Cuentas anuales e informe de gestión 2018" [Annual accounts and management report 2018] (PDF) (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 January 2020.
  2. ^ "State Budget 2021" (PDF).
  3. ^ Refurbishment of the Interior of the Headquarters of the State Agency for Aviation Safety, Located on the Paseo De la Castellana (Madrid). Mena Report. 2015. HighBeam Research, March 4, 2017 (subscription required).
  4. ^ Royal Decree 184/2008
  5. ^ What is AESA?
  6. ^ "Cuentas anuales e informe de gestión 2018" [Annual accounts and management report 2018] (PDF) (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 January 2020.