1. Publication of NCAA/CAO/2024/001 on the implementation of Advance Passenger Information/Passenger Name Record (API/PNR in Nigeria
Document No.NCAA/RC/005/2024

I have the honour to inform all avaition stakeholders and the general public that the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority(NCAA) has concluded the rulemaking process on the promulgation of an order.....
Effective Date: Thursday, June 20, 2024

2. Implementation of ICAO requirements for reporting Aerodrome pavement strength using aircraft classification rating -Pavement classification rating (ACR - PCR) Method
Document No.NCAA/DAAS/ARD/TECH/107/I/24/13

Following the adoption of Amendment 15 to Annex 14 volume 1 on new ICAO provisions for reporting the strength of......
Effective Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

3. Publication of certified Heliports on NCAA Website
Document No.NCAA/DAAS/TECH/101/001

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) wishes to draw the attention of all helicopter pilot license holders,helicopter operators and heliport operators to Part 12.1.1.7 (a) of the The Nigeria C…
Effective Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

4. Warning to all Operators against Flying into Restricted and Prohibited Areas
Document No.NCA A/DGCA/AIR /11/16/319

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority in receipt of a letter from the office of the National Security Adviser reporting a sighting of an unknown aircraft flying over the presidential Villa (DNP4).
Effective Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

5. Certification of an Air Operator
Document No.NCAA-AC-OPS001

This Advisory Circular (AC) describes the process of applying for and obtaining an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) to conduct commercial air transport operations under the Civil Aviation Regulations.
Effective Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2024

6. Dangerous Goods Authorisation
Document No.NCAA-AC-OPS002

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides specific guidance to organizations (local and foreign) for preparation and completion of the NCAA authorisation process for the transport of dangerous goods by air…
Effective Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2024

7. Timeline for submission of Economic Assessment forms and documents
Document No.NCAA/ATR145/FH/I/TI/85

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority wishes to refer to Part 18.13.1.1 of the Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs),2023 which states that....
Effective Date: Thursday, March 14, 2024

8. Approved revised safety threshold ground handling charges
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/316

The Authority wishes to follow up on our letter of the 6th of Setember,2021 Ref No:NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/316 to all concerned.
Effective Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2024

9. Aviation Infrastructure Gap Analysis For Africa
Document No.NCAA/DGCA/AIR/11/16/345

Preamble: The Africa Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) has written to inform the NCAA that in preparation for the planned Aviation Infrastructure Gap Analysis for the Africa Continent as part of the…
Effective Date: Thursday, October 26, 2023

10. Proposals for the amendment of Annex 19 and consequential amendments to Annexes 1:6 Parts I and III; and 13
Document No.AN 8/3-23/18

I have the honour to inform you that the Air Navigation Commission (ANC), at the third meeting of its 222nd Session held on 9 February 2023, considered proposals developed by the fifth meeting of the…
Effective Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2023

11. Proposed amendments to Annexes 2, 3, 4, 6, Parts I, II and III, 10 Volume I, 11, 15, PANS-ATM, PANS-AIM and PANS-OPS, Volume III related to general aviation helicopters, on-board technology for runway safety, ramp inspections and end of flight location arising from the eighth and ninth meetings of the Flight Operations Panel (FLTOPSP/8 and 9)
Document No.AN11/6.1.10-23/57

I have the honour to inform you that the Air Navigation Commission (ANC), at the sixth meeting of its 223rd Session held on 13 June 2023, considered a preliminary review of proposed amendments to Anne…
Effective Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2023

12. Forwarding of ICAO State Letter Ref: AN 8/3-28/18 Proposals for the Amendment of Annex 19 and Consequential Amendments To Annexes 1, 6 Parts I And III, And 13
Document No.Ref: NCAA/DOLT/ALL OPS/Vol.1/00223

Sequel to the release of the ICAO State Letter….
Effective Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2023

13. Forwarding of ICAO State Letter Ref: AN 11/6.1.10-23/57 of 26 July,2023 Proposed amendments to Annexes 2, 3, 4, 6, Parts I, II and III, 10 Volume I, 11, 15, PANS-ATM, PAN and PANS-OPS, Volume III
Document No.NCAA/DOLT/ALL OPS/Vol.1/00323

Sequel to the release of the ICAO State Letter with Ref: AN 11/6.1.10-23/57 dated 26 July,2023....
Effective Date: Thursday, August 31, 2023

14. TGM Vol.1 Policy and Procedure Manual
Document No.NCAA/DAAS/TGM VOL 1

These guidance materials are produced to provide policy and procedures as well as information needed by safety inspectors in the Directorate of Aerodrome and Airspace Standards (DAAS) to perform the t…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

15. Nigeria International Airport List of Exemptions
Document No.NCAA/DAAS/ARD

Attached is the list of exemptions granted after a detailed evaluation of proposal from applicable service provider for a deviation from relevant sections of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations, wh…
Effective Date: Thursday, September 7, 2023

16. Implementation of Nig.CARs Subpart 5.8 on Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO)
Document No.NCAA/DAWS/AD.1104/AOL089/VOL.1

The NCAA published the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs 2023) Part 5 effective 10th July 2023 and subsection 5.8.1.3 requires the NCAA to grant approval for continuing airworthiness manage…
Effective Date: Monday, August 28, 2023

17. Aerodrome List of Advisory Circulars
Document No.NCAA/ARD/AC

This contains List of Advisory Circulars (Aerodrome)
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

18. TGM Vol. 2 Aerodrome Standards Index of Checklist
Document No.NCAA/ARD/TGM VOL 2

Index of Checklist, a comprehensive document designed to provide quick and convenient access to essential information and procedures pertaining to aerodrome operations. This index serves as a valuable…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

19. Pamphlet on the Process of Aerodrome Certification
Document No.NCAA/ARD/

This Pamphlet is prepared to highlight the basic process for Aerodrome Certification. ICAO Annex 14, Volume I requires that States certify aerodromes used for international operations in accordance wi…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

20. All Operators Letter (Proposal for the Amendment of Annex 14, Vol II concerning Heliport Specifications)
Document No.NCAA/DAAS/ARD/TECH/090/I/2

This is an amendments proposal related to certification and Safety Management System (SMS) at heliports
Effective Date: Sunday, September 3, 2023

21. AOL Proposal for the Amendment of Annex 14,Vol 1 and PANS-Aerodromes (Doc 9981) relating Aerodrome design and operations
Document No.NCAA/DAAS/ARD/TECH/091/I/6

This amendment is to ensure the safety of aircraft operations and the accessibility of the Aerodrome to those intended operations.
Effective Date: Sunday, September 3, 2023

22. DAAS AC 2 Certification of Aerodromes
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/002

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance on aerodrome certification procedures and continuous oversight requirements in line with the Nig.CARs Part 12, as well as explanatory and interpretative m…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

23. DAAS AC 2-A Guidance to Aerodrome Operator on Electrical Systems
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/002-A

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance to aerodrome operators on Aerodrome electrical systems. It also provides basic guidance for and lines of responsibility for the day-to-day provision of se…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

24. DAAS AC 2-1 Procedure for the establishment of an Aerodrome
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/002-1

This Advisory Circular provides procedures to be followed by an applicant intending to establish and/or develop an aerodrome in compliance with Nig.CARs Parts 12.1.1.4, as well as explanatory and inte…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

25. DAAS AC 2-6 Guidance on preparation of Aerodrome Manual
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/002-6

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the Aerodrome Certification Application requirements of the Nig.CARs Part 12 as well as explanatory an…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

26. DAAS AC 3 Aeronautical Studies
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/003

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the Aeronautical Studies requirements of Nig.CARs Part 12 as well as explanatory and interpretative ma…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

27. DAAS AC 4 Calculations of declared Distances
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/004

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the calculation of declared distances requirements of Nig.CARs Part 12 as well as explanatory and inte…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

28. DAAS AC 5 Assessing competence of ARFF Training Provider and Personnel
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/005

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with Assessing Competence of Training Facilities/Institutions and Rescue and Fire Fighting Personnel requir…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

29. DAAS AC 6 Aerodrome Works Safety Plan ( Plan of Construction Operations)
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/006

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the Aerodrome Works Safety requirements as well as explanatory and interpretative material to assist i…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

30. DAAS AC 7 Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Service(RFFS)
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/007

In accordance with the Standards of the Nig.CARs. Part 12 Vol I, 12.2.9.2- Rescue and firefighting equipment and services are required to be provided at an airport. The purpose of this Advisory Circul…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

31. DAAS AC 7-1 Aerodrome Emergency Plan
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/007-1

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the Aerodrome Emergency Plan requirements of Nig. CARs Part 12 Vol I, as well as explanatory and inter…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

32. DAAS AC 7-2 Aircraft Hangar Fire Protection Requirements
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/007-2

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance to aerodrome operators on Aircraft Hangar Fire Protection Requirements.
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

33. DAAS AC 8 Surface Movement Guidance Controls Systems
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/008

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to The Authority, for showing compliance with the Surface Movement Guidance and Controls Systems requirements of the Nig.CARs Part 12 as well as exp…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

34. DAAS AC 9 Ground Vehicle Operations
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/009

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with Ground Vehicle Operations requirements of Nig. CARs Part 12 as well as explanatory and interpretative…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

35. DAAS AC 10 Movement Area Maintenance Manual
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/010

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with Movement Area Maintenance Manual requirements of Nig. CARs Part 12 Vol I, as well as explanatory and i…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

36. DAAS AC 11 Aerodrome Inspection Programme and Condition Reporting
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/011

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the Aerodrome Inspection Programme and Condition Reporting requirements of Nig. CARs Vol I Part 12 as…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

37. DAAS AC 12 Wildlife Strike Hazard Management
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/012

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with Wildlife Strike Hazard Management requirements of Nig.CARs Part 12 Vol I, as well as explanatory and i…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

38. DAAS AC 12-A Wildlife Hazard Event
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/012-A

The purpose of this Advisory Circular is to provide guidance to aerodrome operators, aircraft operators and Air Navigation Service Providers (Air Traffic Controllers) to fulfil the requirements stipul…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

39. DAAS AC 13 Control of Obstacles
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/013

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with Control of Obstacles requirements of Part 12 of Nig.CARs Vol I as well as explanatory and interpretati…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

40. DAAS AC 14 Assessment of Runway Friction
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/014

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with Assessment of Runway Friction requirements of Nig.CARs Part 12 Vol I, as well as explanatory and inter…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

41. DAAS AC 15 Aircraft Fuelling and Defuelling
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/015

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with Aircraft Fuelling and Defuelling requirements of Nig.CARs Part 12 Vol I, as well as explanatory and in…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

42. DAAS AC 16 Safety Management System
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/016

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with Safety Management System requirements of Nig. CARs Part 12 and explanatory and interpretative material…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

43. DAAS AC 17 Visual Aids
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/017

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the Visual Aids of Part 12 of Nig. CARs as well as explanatory and interpretative material to assist i…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

44. DAAS AC 18 Procedure for Movement Area Closure
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/018

This Advisory Circular provides methods acceptable to the authority, for showing compliance with the requirements of the Nig.CARs Part 12 for movement area closure as well as explanatory and interpret…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

45. DAAS AC 19 Apron Control and Management Services
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/019

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the Apron Control and Management Services of Nig. CARs Part 12 Vol I as well as explanatory and interp…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

46. DAAS AC 20 Runway Incursion Prevention Measures
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/020

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for demonstrating compliance with the Runway Incursion Prevention Measures as well as explanatory and interpretative material to a…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

47. DAAS AC 21 Exemption Process
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/021

The purpose of this Advisory Circular is to; guide Aerodrome Operators on the conditions and processes involved in the application for exemptions for non-compliances with the Standards of the Nig.CARs…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

48. DAAS AC 22 Standardized Method of Reporting Airport Pavement Strength - PCN
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/022

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the Standardized Method of Reporting Airport Pavement Strength (ACN/PCN) requirements of Nig.CARs Part…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

49. DAAS AC 23 Procedures to Evaluate the Impact on Safety by the Proposed Change in the Physical Characteristics, Facilities or Equipment at an Aerodrome
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/023

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the Procedures to Evaluate the Impact on Safety by the proposed change in the physical characteristics…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

50. DAAS AC 24 Non Aeronautical Light Assessment Around Aerodromes
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/024

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to conduct an assessment of the Aerodromes to identify whether non-aeronautical ground lights or a laser emitter near the aerodrome, which may endan…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

51. DAAS AC 25 Guidance Materials for Coordination with Land Use Authorities for Obstacle Control
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/025

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the Guidance Materials for Coordination with Land Use Authorities for Obstacle Control requirements of…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

52. DAAS AC 26 Integration of Aviation Security (AVSEC) Measures into the Planning, Design and Construction of New Aerodrome Facilities and Alternation to Existing Facilities
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/026

This AC has been developed to guide aerodrome operators in ensuring that aviation security measures are integrated into the planning, design and construction of new aerodrome facilities and the altera…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

53. DAAS AC 27 Runway Safety Programme
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/027

The objective of this document is to give guidelines to aerodrome operators, air traffic service (ATS) providers and aircraft operators to implement runway safety programmes taking into account best p…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

54. DAAS AC 28 Statement of Compliance
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/028

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the of Nig.CARs Part 12 as well as explanatory and interpretative material to assist in showing compli…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

55. DAAS AC 29 Land Use Near Aerodromes
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/029

This Advisory Circular provides aerodrome operators and the public with guidance on how to resolve issues in relation to land use near the aerodromes. It also provides aerodrome operators mechanism to…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

56. DAAS AC 30 Policy and Procedures for Management of Conflicts between Safety and Environmental Requirements
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/030

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with requirements of Nig. CARs Part 12 Vol I, as well as explanatory and interpretative material to assist…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

57. DAAS AC 31 Personnel Requirements and Competency Assessment of Aerodrome Operators Post Holders
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/031

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with competence of operational and maintenance personnel requirements of Nig. CARs Part 12, as well as expl…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

58. DAAS AC 32 Assessment and Reporting of Runway Surface Condition Using Global Reporting Format
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/032

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the implementation of the Global Reporting Format for Runway Surface Condition assessment of Nig. CARs…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

59. DAAS AC 34 Review of Aerodrome Manual
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/034

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with Review of Operators Aerodrome Manual requirements of Part 12 of Nig.CARs As well as explanatory and in…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

60. DAAS AC 35 Procedure for the Establishment of an Aerodrome
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/035

This Advisory Circular provides procedures to be followed by an applicant intending to establish and/or develop an aerodrome in compliance with Nig.CARs Parts 12.1.1.4, as well as explanatory and inte…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

61. DAAS AC 36 Procedure for Air Navigation Services (AERODROME)
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/036

The PANS-Aerodromes specify, in greater detail than the Regulations, operational procedures to be applied by aerodrome operators to ensure aerodrome operational safety. PANS-Aerodromes specify procedu…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

62. DAAS AC 36 -1 Supplementary Guidance Material to Aerodrome Regulation
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/036 - 1

This Advisory Circular provides methods, acceptable to the Authority, for showing compliance with the requirements of Nig. CARs. Part 12 Vol I, as well as explanatory and interpretative material to as…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

63. DAAS AC 37 Guidance on Airport Master Plan and Layout Plan
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/037

This AC provides guidance for an Airport Layout Plan (ALP) preparation, submittal, and approval for airports that range in size and function from small general aviation to large commercial service fac…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

64. DAAS AC 38 Aerodrome Site Selection
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/038

This Advisory Circular describes the process of selection and evaluation including an assessment of the shape and size of the area required for the airport, the location of sites having potential for…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

65. DAAS AC 39 Procedure for Movement Area Closure
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/039

This Advisory Circular provides methods acceptable to the authority, for showing compliance with the requirements of the Nig.CARs Part 12 for movement area closure as well as explanatory and interpret…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

66. DAAS AC 40 Guidance on Aerodrome Compatibility Study
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/040

This AC provides guidance on methodologies and procedures used to assess the compatibility between aircraft operations and aerodrome infrastructure and operations when an aerodrome accommodates an air…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

67. DAAS AC 41 Disabled Aircraft Removal Plan
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/041

The purpose of this AC is to provide guidance to aerodrome and aircraft operators in addressing the issues related to immobilized and disabled aircraft in an aerodrome environment. It also assists in…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

68. DAAS AC 42 Foreign Object Debris
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/042

This advisory circular (AC) provides procedures and processes pertaining to the management and control of Foreign Object Debris (FOD) at aerodromes, including the establishment of FOD control programm…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

69. DAAS AC 45 Changes to Aerodrome Physical Characteristics, Facilities or Equipment
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/045

The purpose of this AC is to give guidance on the procedures to be used to notify the Authority of changes at an aerodrome, covering both infrastructure and management system changes. Additionally, it…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

70. DAAS AC 46 Aerodrome Quality Data System
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/046

This AC prescribes procedures governing the management of aerodrome data at aerodromes intended for use by the public transport aircraft. It will ensure the production, publication and quality system…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

71. DAAS AC 49 Guidance on Airside Safety
Document No.NCAA/AC/ARD/049

The guidance in this document illustrates how risks might be identified and provides advice about how airside safety can be managed within the context of a systematic and structured management approac…
Effective Date: Monday, July 17, 2023

72. Non Issuance of Approval for Fatigue Risk Management System (FRMS)
Document No.NCAA/DOLT/ALL OPS/Vol.1 / 00123

FRMS is a data-driven means of continuously monitoring and managing fatigue related safety risks, based upon scientific principles and knowledge as well as operational experience…..
Effective Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2023

73. Implementation of Nig. CARs Subpart 19.13 on Family Assistance Programme
Document No.NCAA/DGCA/AIR/11/16/342

The NCAA Published the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig. CARs 2023) Part 19, effective 10th July, 2023, and subsection 19:13 requires the NCAA to facilitate the establishment of a Family Assist…
Effective Date: Monday, August 28, 2023

74. Modification and Repair Records and Post Modification and Repair Actions
Document No.NCAA/DAWS/AD.1104/AOL 088/VOL.1

The NCAA has discovered that some airlines have not been complying properly with the requirements of Nig.CARs Part 9.4.1.11, most especially paragraphs ( c ) and (d) which state that….
Effective Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2023

75. Deployment of National Aviation Safety Reporting System for Mandatory and Voluntary Reports
Document No.NCAA /DG/AIR/11/16/341

Background: Annex 19 to the 1944 Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation and the Civil Aviation Act 2022 mandate the implementation of Aviation State Safety Programme....
Effective Date: Friday, August 25, 2023

76. Issuance of the New AMO Certificate and Operations Specifications (OPSPECS)
Document No.NCAA/DAWS/AD.1104/AOL 087/ Vol.1

The NCAA published the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig. CARs 2023) Part 6 effective 10th July 2023…
Effective Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2023

77. Issuance of the New Enhanced AOC Operations Specifications (OPSPECS)
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/340

The NCAA published the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs 2023) effective 10th July 2023 and in subsection 9.1.1.7 of Nig. CARs Part9, the NCAA redesigned the layout and format of the operat…
Effective Date: Friday, August 18, 2023

78. Operations Specifications
Document No.FORM:O-OPS001F

OPERATIONS SPECIFICATIONS
Effective Date: Saturday, August 19, 2023

79. Licenses not issued/validated/ converted by Nigeria
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/367

The Director General of Civil Aviation hereby issues this notice to the public on licenses not presently issued, validated or converted by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority.
Effective Date: Wednesday, August 9, 2023

80. Aviation Related Health Promotion Activities for Licensed Holders
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/368

This All - Operators Letter (AOL) is to bring to the attention of Licensed Holders and Authorised Aviation Medical Examiners (AAMEs) the implementation of appropriate aviation related health promotion…
Effective Date: Friday, August 11, 2023

81. Aircraft Refuelling Issues and Safety Procedures
Document No.NCAA/DAWS/AD.1104/805R/Vol.1

BACKGROUND : One of the most important topics in aviation safety is aircraft refueling procedures and precautions. It is the ground handling operation with the highest risk factor as compared to oth…
Effective Date: Monday, July 24, 2023

82. RE: Continuous Overwriting of Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) Information
Document No.NCAA/DGCA/AOL/11/16/365

All operators letters (DGCA 05/2023 REF: NCAA/DGCA/AOL/11/16/365 Date: 24th July,2023 To: All Aircraft Operators From: Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority Attn: Account…
Effective Date: Monday, July 24, 2023

83. Aircraft Fuelling and Defuelling
Document No.AC-ARD015

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Advisory Circulars from Aerodrome Standards Department contain information about standards, practices and procedures that the Authority has found to be an Acceptable…
Effective Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

84. Calculations of Declared Distances
Document No.AC-ARD004

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Advisory Circulars from Aerodrome Standards Department contain information about standards, practices and procedures that the Authority has found to be an Acceptable…
Effective Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

85. Aircraft Maintenance Engineering - Airframe
Document No. AC PEL025

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has developed skill test standards for airmen licences and ratings and these are published as Advisory Circulars (ACs). This AC establishes the standards f…
Effective Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

86. Notice of Proposed Order 003
Document No.AD/003

Circular Ref:NCAA/DG/ RC/AC.2020/003/Vol.I To: All civil aviation service providers, licensed personnel, other stakeholders and members of the public From: DIRECTOR GENERAL (NCAA) Date: 2nd January…
Effective Date: Friday, January 3, 2020

87. Aeronautical Survey and Data Quality
Document No.AS/001

FOREWORD This advisory circular provides the guidance for the aerodrome survey in the acquisition of aeronautical data that will satisfy the accuracy, resolution and integrity requirement of aeronauti…
Effective Date: Monday, January 13, 2020

88. Unmanned Aircraft System Operations in Nigeria’s Airspace – Guidance
Document No.NCAA-GAD-AC-002

The layout of the document has been amended to more clearly separate Civil and Military guidance and as such the Chapters have changed in many areas. In addition, while there are many minor textual ch…
Effective Date: Monday, March 16, 2020

89. The Five Phase Process Certification for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Operations Certificate (ROC)
Document No.NCAA-GAD-AC-003

This Advisory Circular (AC) is issued to provide general information and guidance to applicants for the certification and approval of organisations and operators of RPAs in compliance with the Civil A…
Effective Date: Monday, March 16, 2020

90. Assessment Methodology for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Operations for Remotely Piloted Aircraft
Document No.NCAA-GAD-AC-06

This AC provides an overview of the Authority’s’ assessment methodology for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations for Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) in Nigeria. BVLOS operations may be appro…
Effective Date: Monday, March 16, 2020

91. Notification of An Outbreak of A Novel Coronavirus (2019- Ncov) In Wuhan, Hubei Province Of China
Document No.DG/AMS/Vol.1/30

Operators are hereby notified of the recent outbreak on a novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Wuhan City, Hubei province of China. The clinical signs and symptoms of virus are mainly fever, and difficult…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

92. Proper Maintenance of Aircraft On Storage
Document No.DAWS/AD.1104/AOL 078/Vo1.1

The purpose of this letter is to remind all airline operators and aircraft owners of the necessary short term or long term maintenance requirements that are applicable to any aircraft that is put out…
Effective Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

93. COVID-19 Pandemic Public Health Protocols for Nigerian Based Flight Crew Operating Regional and International Flights
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/120

Further to our earlier letter on Quarantine protocol for Nigerian flight crew who operate flights outside the country, we wish to inform you that tthe Federal Ministry of Health has approved a public…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020

94. Relief On Scheduled Maintenance Calendar Tasks That Have Become Due During Aircraft Storage Caused By The Coronavirus Covid-19 Lockdown
Document No.NCANDAWSIAD.1104/Vol.11

The Authority has received request in relation to the impact on calendar time intervals or deferral of calendar time intervals on base scheduled maintenance tasks as a result of aircraft storage or in…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020

95. Post COVID-19 Lockdown Approved Training Organisation (ATO) Restart Plan
Document No.NCAA-AC-DOL-009

This Advisory Circular is issued to provide information and guidance on health, safety and environmental measures required of all Approved Training Organisation (ATO) Certificate holders to restart tr…
Effective Date: Monday, June 8, 2020

96. Advisory Circular No. NCAA-AC-DOL-009 : NCAA Guidelines For Approved Training Organizations Resumption of Operations.
Document No.NCAA/DG/GC/8/16/304

1. The Federal Government on Monday 27th April, 2020 announced the gradual phasing and controlled easing of the country's lockdown from the 4th May, 2020.Following this announcement, it is important f…
Effective Date: Monday, June 8, 2020

97. Exemptions from Certain Regulatory Requirements Due to Covid-19 Pandemics: Flights Crew Recent Experience and Proficiency
Document No.NCAA /DG/AIR/11/16/124

1. Background Under the unprecedented circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic that is ravaging the whole world and has led to the imposition of flight restrictions in global Civil Aviatio…
Effective Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

98. Commercial Pilot - Glider
Document No.NCAA AC PEL032

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has developed skill test standards for airmen licences and ratings and these are published as Advisory Circulars (ACs). This AC establishes the standards f…
Effective Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020

99. Commercial Pilot - Helicopter
Document No.NCAA AC PEL033

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has developed skill test standards for airmen licenses and ratings and these are published as Advisory Circulars (ACs). This AC establishes the standards f…
Effective Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020

100. Flight Dispatcher
Document No.NCAA AC PEL034

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has developed skill test standards for airmen licences and ratings and these are published as Advisory Circulars (ACs). This AC establishes the standards f…
Effective Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020

101. Flight Engineer
Document No.NCAA AC PEL035

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has developed skill test standards for airmen licences and ratings and these are published as Advisory Circulars (ACs). This AC establishes the standards f…
Effective Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020

102. Guidelines For The Operations of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (RPAS/UAV) in Nigeria
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/274

1. Background Flight by remotely piloted aircrafts (RPAs) in controlled airspace and over populated areas presents problems to the Authority in terms of ensuring the safety of other users of airspac…
Effective Date: Monday, October 19, 2020

103. Assessment and Reporting of Runway Surface Condition Using Global Reporting Format
Document No.NCAA-AC-ARD0032

1.0 GENERAL Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Advisory Circulars from Aerodrome Standards Department contain information about standards, practices and procedures that the Authority has found to be a…
Effective Date: Friday, August 20, 2021

104. Safety Threshold Ground Handling Charges
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/316

The authority wishes to bring to the notice of all operators and relevant stakeholders the new approved “Safety Threshold Ground Handling Charges” for all international and domestic operations. See at…
Effective Date: Monday, September 13, 2021

105. Targeted Exemptions from Certain Regulatory Requirements Due to Covid-19 Pandemic: Flight Crew Proficiency
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/318

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, CAO permitted alleviations to the Standards of the Annexes , as interim measures to support continued operations and the NCAA issued several exemptions from cert…
Effective Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021

106. Industry Communication on Safety Oversight Inspections and Audits
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/325

Background At the start of the COVID -19 pandemic in March 2020, the Federal Government announced the lockdown on all international travels into and local travels within Nigeria and this informed th…
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

107. Admission of Unauthorized Personnel into Aircraft Flight Deck During Flight Operations
Document No. NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/324

It has been brought to the notice of the Authority of a worrisome development in which passengers are admitted into the flight Deck (Cockpit), especially on Commercial Air Transport flights.
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

108. Aviation Hazardous Weather in Dry Season
Document No.NCAA-AEROMET -32

1. Trigger: Use of Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) Seasonal Climate Prediction (SCP) for the year 2021 to bring forth the evolving weather information associated with severe dust haze/fog and…
Effective Date: Friday, December 17, 2021

109. Guidance on The Development of Environmental Management Plan (EMP)
Document No.NCAA-AC-ARD035

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Advisory Circulars from Aerodrome Standards Department contain information about standards, practices and procedures that the Authority has found to be an Acceptable…
Effective Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2021

110. Establishment and Development of Aerodromes
Document No.NCAA-AC-ARD002-A

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Advisory Circulars from Directorate of Aerodrome and Airspace Standards contain information about standards, practices and procedures by which the Authority provides…
Effective Date: Friday, March 25, 2022

111. Revised Public Health Protocols or Domestic Air Operator Certificate (AOC) Holders, Airport Operators and Ground Handling Companies
Document No.NCAA-AC-AMS-008

This All Operators’ Letter(AOC) is to covey the revised Ppublic Health Protocols ( Advisory Circular NCAA-AC-AMS-008) to all Domestic Air Operators and Ground Handling companies companies for the…
Effective Date: Monday, May 2, 2022

112. Review of 2013 National Civil Aviation Policy
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/16/341

Following the passing and signing into law of the Civil Aviation Act 2022, the Honourable Minister of Aviation has deemed it necessary to review the 2013 National Civil Aviation Policy to create a pol…
Effective Date: Monday, October 31, 2022

113. Revised Covid-19/Public Health guidelines for all Aviation Service Providers (Domestic International Operations)
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/358

Preamble: The prevalence of Covid-19 pandemic in Nigeria and most part of the world has remained at a allow level for a sustainable period. The Presidential steering committee on Covid-19 (PSC) has th…
Effective Date: Monday, December 12, 2022

114. Revised Covid-19/Public Health guidelines for all Aviation Service Providers (Domestic International Operations)
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/358

Preamble: The prevalence of Covid-19 pandemic in Nigeria and most part of the world has remained at a allow level for a sustainable period. The Presidential steering committee on Covid-19 (PSC) has th…
Effective Date: Monday, December 12, 2022

115. CAPSCA Africa Meeting (Mombasa, Kenya, 6- 9 June 2023)
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/361

The Authority has been required by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to bring to the attention of airlines that the ICAO Eastern and Southern African (ESAF)and ICAO Western and Cen…
Effective Date: Thursday, April 13, 2023

116. Aircraft Refuelling Issues and Safety Procedures
Document No.NCAA/DAWS/AD.1104/AOL 085/VOL. 1

BACKGROUND : One of the most important topics in aviation safety is aircraft refueling safety procedures and precautions. It is the ground handling operations with the highest risk factor as compared…
Effective Date: Friday, July 14, 2023

117. Airline Transport Pilot - Airplane
Document No.AC PEL027

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has developed skill test standards for airmen licences and ratings and these are published as Advisory Circulars (ACs). This AC establishes the standards f…
Effective Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

118. Airline Transport Pilot - Helicopter
Document No.AC PEL028

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has developed skill test standards for airmen licences and ratings and these are published as Advisory Circulars (ACs). This AC establishes the standards f…
Effective Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

119. Commercial Pilot - Airplane
Document No.AC PEL029

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has developed skill test standards for airmen licences and ratings and these are published as Advisory Circulars (ACs). This AC establishes the standards f…
Effective Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

120. Commercial Pilot - Ballon
Document No.AC PEL031

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has developed skill test standards for airmen licenses and ratings and these are published as Advisory Circulars (ACs). This AC establishes the standards f…
Effective Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

121. Aircraft Maintenance Engineering - Mechanic
Document No. AC PEL026

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has developed skill test standards for airmen licences and ratings and these are published as Advisory Circulars (ACs). This AC establishes the standards f…
Effective Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

122. Advisory Circular On Flight Inspection And Calibration Of Navigation And Landing Aids
Document No.NCAA-AC-ANSAET9

This Advisory Circular is a reference document on Flight Inspections and calibration of navigation and landing aids. It provides policy, procedures, information and guidance on how the Service Provide…
Effective Date: Monday, October 7, 2019

123. Unmanned Aircraft System Operations In Nigeria's Airspace- Guidance
Document No.NCAA-GAD-AC-002

Second Edition 24 April 2019 Details of the NCAA Policy on Model Aircraft/Light UAV have also been included. Introduction Following discussions at the ICAO RPAS Symposium – African and Indian Ocean (R…
Effective Date: Monday, October 7, 2019

124. The Five Phase Process Certification For Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Operations Certificate
Document No.NCAA-GAD-AC-033

Five Phases of ROC Certification Process Reference to Regulations NCAA- GAD-AC-004 Feb, 2017 Page 2 1.0 REFERENCES Nig. CARs 2015 Part 8.8.1.33 & IS 8.8,1,33, 2.0 PURPOSE This Advisory Circular (AC) i…
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

125. Assessment Methodology For Beyond Visual Line Of Sight Operations For Remotely Piloted Aircraft
Document No.NCAA-GAD-AC-006

GENERAL. Pursuant to Nig. CARs Part 8.8.1.33, the Authority may, from time to time, issue advisory circulars (ACs) on any aspect of safety in civil aviation. This AC contains information about standar…
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

126. Aviation Insurance Certificate
Document No.AOL073

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations (NIG. CARs) part 18.11.4 and 18.11.5
Effective Date: Friday, September 20, 2019

127. All Flight Clearance Agents
Document No.DAWS002/o9/330

All flight clearance Agents are hereby advised to always collect from their clients a document to show the year of manufacture of Antonov IIlushyn and other Russian made aircraft and submit the same a…
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

128. New Eu Regulation For Commercial Air Transport Operators Flying To European Territories Important
Document No.DG/ASLl14/002

The European Aviation Safety Agency is implementing a safety authorization system for Third-Country Operators (TCO) engaging in commercial air transport into, within or out of the EU territories. The…
Effective Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019

129. Submission Of Current List O F All Pilots And Maintenance Engineers And Copy Of Expatriate Quota
Document No.VOL II/2014/71

All airlines, private aircraft owners/operators, training organizations and maintenance organizations operating in Nigeria attention is hereby drawn to the expatriate quota approvals granted by the Ci…
Effective Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019

130. Certifying Staff Authorization/Company Approvals
Document No.AOL 039/Vol.l

Certifying Staff Authorization/Company Approvals It has been discovered that some AOC/AMO holders are-issuing· Personnel Authorizations to certifying staff who do not possess the appropriate ratings…
Effective Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019

131. Airline And General Aviation Operators Meeting
Document No.AOL.043/VoI.1

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority cordially invites you to a one day open forum meeting The topic of discussion will cover Airline and General Aviation (including helicopters) operations in Nigeri…
Effective Date: Monday, October 14, 2019

132. Submission Of List Of Trained Local Maintenance Engineers And Future Training Plans.
Document No.AOL/046/Vol.I

All AOCI AMO Certificate Holders attention are hereby drawn to the expatriate quota approvals for them to train minimum of two (2) Nationals to understudy one expatriate engineers in their employment…
Effective Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

133. Submission Of Current List Of All Maintenance Engineers And Copy Of Expatriate Quota
Document No.AOL/048/Vol. I

In line with the Federal Government human resources policy objectives and sequel to the Authority's All Operators Letters with Circular ref: NCAA/DAWS/AD.1104/AOL 046 and 047, all aircraft owners/oper…
Effective Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

134. Correspondence With The Ncaa On Technical Matters
Document No.AOL/049/Vol. I

All Aircraft Operators, Maintenance Ol'ganizations, Training Organizations, Aviation Personnel and Allied Organizations are hereby reminded of NCAA...........
Effective Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

135. Notice Of Suspension Of Some Companies From Providing Aviation Fuel Supply Services To Airlines
Document No.AOL/052/Vol. 1

This is to notify you that the Authority is in receipt of a letter from the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) that the under listed companies have no depot facilities and should not be engaged i…
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

136. Notice Of Lifting Of Suspension Jushad Oil & Gas Limited And Star Orient Aviation Limited…..
Document No.AOL/053/V0l. 1

This is to notify you that the Authority is in receipt of satisfactory letter from the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) that the under listed companies…
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

137. Suspension Of Forte Oil Plc From Providing Aviation Fuel Supply Services To Airlines At Airports
Document No.AOL/054/V0l. 1

This is to notify you that the Authority has suspended Forte Oil Plc from providing aviation fuel supply services to airlines at airports located in Nigeria.
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

138. Airworthiness Clearance Procedure Following Interruption To A Flight………
Document No.AOL/055/VoI. 1

All Aircraft Operators that have experienced flight interruption caused by known or suspected technical difficulties or malfunctions are required to obtain further flight clearances as follows :
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

139. Notice Of Lifting Of Suspension Lubcon Limited, Ascon Oil Company Limited And Acorn Petroleum Plc.
Document No.AOL/057/Vol. 1

This is to notify you that the Authority is in receipt of satisfactory letter from the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) that the under listed companies ……..
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

140. Safety Inspections On All Sikorsky S76c Helicopters
Document No.AOL/058/Vol. 1

One of the Nigerian registered S76C++ helicopter was involved in a controlled ditching incident and prior to the occurrence the flight crews reported that a passenger reported an unusual burning smell…
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

141. Ageing Airplane Airworthiness And Safety Improvements
Document No.AOL /060/Vol. 1

Investigations have attributed structural fatigue failure as tile cause of a number of ageing airplane accidents in the world and among such are Widespread Fatigue Damage failure, corrosion and older…
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

142. Requirement For Presentation Of Import Cleareance And Payment Of Duties Or Temporary Import Permit……
Document No.AOL/061/VoI. 1

The attention of the Authority has been drawn to the need to ensure compliance with the Import Guidelines issued by the Federal Government for all aircraft imported into Nigeria……..
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

143. Ncaa Requirements For Aircraft Post- Maintenance Inspection
Document No.AOL/066/VOL. 1

The Authority has observed that some aircraft owners/operators carry out scheduled base maintenance on their aircraft......
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

144. Ncaa Policy On Issuance Of One –Time / Interim Approval To Non –Ncaa……
Document No.AOL/074/VOL. 1

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has observed that the numbers of foreign approval maintenance organization (AMOs)……
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

145. Hazardous Weather Conditions
Document No.AOL-CEO-DFO

The NCAA would like to remind all pilots flying in Nigeria of the frequent occurrence of a range of hazardous weather conditions, particularly during the dry season.
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

146. The Use Of Private Category Aircraft For Hire And Rewards (Charter Services)
Document No.AOL/08/001

It has come to the attention of the NCAA that some aircraft imported by operators into the country under private category are being operated in Transport Category for hire and reward.
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

147. Noticed of Proposed Order 003
Document No.AD/003

Circular Ref: NCAA/DG/ RC/AC.2020/003/Vol.I To: All civil aviation service providers, licensed personnel, other stakeholders and members of the public From: DIRECTOR GENERAL (NCAA) Date: 2n…
Effective Date: Monday, January 6, 2020

148. Evaluation of Nigerian AOC Holders Applications and documentations by the NCAA Prior to submission of Application for EASA Third Country Operator (TCO)
Document No.NCAA/FSG/AOL/20/001

This All Operators Letter (AOL FSG001/20) supersedes AOL FSG 001 referenced NCAA/FSG/AOL/17/001 dated 23rd May 2017.......
Effective Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020

149. Added Continuous Overwriting Of Cockpit Voice Recorder (Cvr) Information
Document No.AOL/19/003

The purpose of this FSG All Operators Letter (AOL) is to alert……..
Effective Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

150. Notification of An Outbreak of A Novel Coronavirus (2019- NCOV) In Wuhan City, Hubei Province Of China
Document No.DG/AMS/Vol.1/30

Operators are hereby notified of the recent outbreak on a novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Wuhan City, Hubei province of China. The clinical signs and symptoms of virus are mainly fever, and difficult…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

151. Guidance On Facilitating Flight Operations And Protecting Crew And Passengers During The COVID-19 Pandemic – Public Health Corridor Concept (PHCC)
Document No.NCAA-AC-AMS-001

PURPOSE. This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to Airlines to operate safely post COVID-19 lockdown. It aims to address the following concerns:  When sending crew on international flight oper…
Effective Date: Friday, May 8, 2020

152. Post COVID-19 Lockdown Airline Industry Restart Plan
Document No.NCAA-AC-FSG-001

This Advisory Circular is issued to provide information and guidance on health, safety and environmental measures required of all Air Operators Certificate (AOC) holders to restart flight operations p…
Effective Date: Friday, May 8, 2020

153. Guidelines For NCAA Authorisation For Resumption Of Operations For Airports, Airlines, Cargo Operators And Aviation Security (AVSEC) Service Providers
Document No.NCAA-AC-AVSEC001

This Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority Advisory Circular from the Aviation Security Department contains information for NCAA Authorization for resumption of operations for Airports, Airlines, Cargo Ope…
Effective Date: Friday, May 8, 2020

154. Post COVID-19 NCAA Guidelines For Air Navigation Services Providers; Recovery Of Air Navigation Services
Document No.NCAA/DG/GC/8/16/301

This Advisory Circular is issued to provide information and guidance on health, safety and environmental measures required of ANSP now that the Federal Government is set to suspend the lockdown on ful…
Effective Date: Monday, May 11, 2020

155. Guidance On Facilitating Groundling Operations And Protecting Ground Handling Crew,Flight Crew And Passengers During The COVID-19 Pandemic – Public Health Corridor Concept (PHCC)
Document No.NCAA-AC-AMS-003

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to Airport Operators to operate safely post COVID-19 lockdown.
Effective Date: Monday, May 11, 2020

156. Guidance On Facilitating Flight Operations And Protecting Ground Handling Crew,Flight Crew And Passengers During The COVID-19 Pandemic – Public Health Corridor Concept (PHCC)
Document No.NCAA-AC-AMS-002

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to Airport Operators to operate safely post COVID-19 lockdown. It aims to address the following concerns: - When sending crew on international flight oper…
Effective Date: Monday, May 11, 2020

157. Post Covid-19 Guidance For Aerodrome Operators Resumption Of Operations
Document No.NCAA-AC-ARD007-1

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Circulars from Aerodrome Standards Department contains information about standards, practices and procedures that the Authority has found to be an Acceptable Means of…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020

158. Exemption Document Pilot Recency (1) (1)
Document No.NCAA/DOT/GENO12/20/001

The exemption is granted by virtue of the powers conferred on the Authority by the Civil Aviation Act 2006 and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations Part 1.4. To All Nigerian Operator Certificate…
Effective Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

159. Exemptions from Certain Regulatory Requirements Due to Covid-19 Pandemics: Flights Crew Recent Experience and Proficiency
Document No.NCAA /DG/AIR/11/16/124

1. Background Under the unprecedented circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic that is ravaging the whole world and has led to the imposition of flight restrictions in global Civil Aviatio…
Effective Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

160. Exemption Document Pilot Recency
Document No.NCAA/DOT/GENO12/20/001

The exemption is granted by virtue of the powers conferred on the Authority by the Civil Aviation Act 2006 and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations Part 1.4. To All Nigerian Operator Certificate…
Effective Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

161. Exemption Document Pilot Proficiency
Document No.NCAA/DOT/GENO12/20/002

The exemption is granted by virtue of the powers conferred on the Authority by the Civil Aviation Act 2006 and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations Part 1.4. To All Nigerian Operator Certificate…
Effective Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

162. COVID-19 Response: Revised Quarantine Protocol for Persons Arriving in Nigeria from Any Country
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/123

COVID-19 RESPONSE: REVISED QUARANTINE PROTOCOL FOR PERSONS ARRIVING IN NIGERIA FROM ANY COUNTRY (INCLUDING RETURNEES/STRANDED NIGERIANS)
Effective Date: Friday, June 19, 2020

163. COVID-19 Response: Revised Quarantine Protocol for the Evacuation of Nigerians Stranded Abroad and Returnees /Persons Arriving Nigeria from Any Country
Document No.NCAA /DG/AIR/123

Airlines operating flights for the evacuation /repatriation of stranded Nigerians abroad shall carry out the following: 1. Ensure that their flights are signed off by the responsible Nigerian mission…
Effective Date: Friday, June 19, 2020

164. Exemptions from Certain Regulatory Requirements Due To COVID -19 Pandemic: Medical Assessment and Certificate
Document No.NCAA /DG/AIR/11/16/126

1. Background Under the unprecedented circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic that is ravaging the whole world and has led to the imposition of flight restrictions in global Civil Aviatio…
Effective Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

165. Validity of Personnel Licenses
Document No.NCAA /DG/AIR/11/16/130

You will recall that NCAA issued All Operators Letter AOL DG008/20 reference number NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/111 dated 1st April 2020 to permit all holders of NCAA issued personnel licenses to continue to ex…
Effective Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

166. Updated International Flight Schedule
Document No.NCAA /DG/AIR/11/16/268

Following the partial resumption of International Flights as approved by Presidential Task Force (PTF) and subsequent requests for additional frequencies by airlines, please find attached the approved…
Effective Date: Monday, October 5, 2020

167. Online Platform Services Difficulties
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/260

The All operators Letter (DG 037/20) wit Ref. NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/262 dated 8th September 2020 on the above subject refers:
Effective Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020

168. Protocol for All Passengers Originating From United Kingdom (UK) and South Africa
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/286

With the recent spike in cases of COVID -19 in Nigeria and the reported highly transmissible new variant of the virus in the United Kingdom and South Africa, the Federal Government of Nigeria through…
Effective Date: Sunday, December 27, 2020

169. Exemptions from Certain Regulatory Requirements Due to COVID-19 Pandemic: Medical Assessment and Certificate
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/288

Background: Under the unprecedented circumstances associated with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country and most parts of the world which has led to the imposition of flight restri…
Effective Date: Thursday, December 31, 2020

170. Exemptions from Certain Regulatory Requirements Due to COVID-19 Pandemic: Medical Assessment and Certificate
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/288

Background: Under the unprecedented circumstances associated with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country and most parts of the world which has led to the imposition of flight restri…
Effective Date: Thursday, December 31, 2020

171. Exemption Document
Document No.NCAA/AMS/GEN012/20/001

The exemption is granted by virtue of the powers conferred on the Authority by the Civil Aviation Act 2006 and Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations Part1.4
Effective Date: Thursday, December 31, 2020

172. Exemptions from Certain Regulatory Requirements Due to COVID-19: Pandemic: Flight Crew Proficiency
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/289

You will recall that the NCAA issued and circulated an All Operators Letter AOL DG044/20 reference number NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/284 dated 27th November 2020 to inform all air operators of the Exemption Do…
Effective Date: Saturday, January 2, 2021

173. Exemptions from Certain Regulatory Requirements Due to COVID-19 Pandemic: Flight Crew Proficiency
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/290

Exemptions from certain regulatory requirements due to covid-19 pandemic flight crew proficiency You will recall that the NCAA issued and circulated an All Operators Letter AOL DG001/21 reference numb…
Effective Date: Friday, January 29, 2021

174. Exemptions from Certain Regulatory Requirements Due To COVID -19 Pandemic: Medical Assessment and Certificate
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/291

You will recall that the NCAA issued an All Operators Letter AOL DG046/20 reference number NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/288 dated 30th December 2020 to inform the industry of the issuance Exemption Document No N…
Effective Date: Friday, January 29, 2021

175. Exemption Doc Aircrew and ATCO Medical Certs
Document No.NCAA/AMS/GEN012/21/001

This exemption is granted by virtue of the powers conferred on the Authority by the Civil Aviation Act 2006 and Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations Part 1.4
Effective Date: Friday, January 29, 2021

176. Seventy-Two (72) Hours 'No Flight Duty or No Safety Related Duty' By All NCAA Medical Certificate Holders
Document No.NCAA/DG/AI/11/16/304

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has determined that NO NCAA Medical certificate holder shall act as pilot in command, or any capacity as a required flight crew member or Air Traffic Contr…
Effective Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021

177. Staggered Resumption of International Flights at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Port Harcourt International Airport and Akanu Ibiam International Airport
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/305

Following the announcement by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on the staggered resumption of international flights at the above airports, we wish to inform the industry of the following:…
Effective Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021

178. Targeted Exemptions from Certain Regulatory Requirements Due to COVID-19 Pandemic: Flight Crew Proficiency
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/313

At the start of the COVID -19 pandemic, ICAO permitted alleviations to the Standards of the Annexes, as interim measures to support continued operations and the NCAA issued several exemptions from cer…
Effective Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021

179. Targeted Exemptions from Certain Regulatory Requirements Due to COVID-19 Pandemic: Flight Crew Proficiency (1)
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/318

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, CAO permitted alleviations to the Standards of the Annexes , as interim measures to support continued operations and the NCAA issued several exemptions from cert…
Effective Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021

180. Removal of Limitation of 200 Passengers ER Each International Flight Operating into Nigeria
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/319

Following the resumption of international flights into Nigeria Post COVID -19 on 5th September 2020, the Presidential Task- Force on COVID-19 (now Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19) pegged a…
Effective Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021

181. Revised International Travel Protocol into Nigeria
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/320

I. The presidential steering committee on COVID-19 has revised the travel protocol into Nigeria which becomes effective from Monday,25th October 2021 as follow: a. Travelers arriving in…
Effective Date: Friday, October 22, 2021

182. Industry Communication on Safety Oversight Inspections and Audits
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/325

Background At the start of the COVID -19 pandemic in March 2020, the Federal Government announced the lockdown on all international travels into and local travels within Nigeria and this informed th…
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

183. Revised Quarantine Protocol for Travellers Arriving in Nigeria
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/322

The presidential steering committee (PSC) on COVID -19 has released a revised Quarantine Protocol for travellers arriving in Nigeria which becomes effective at 0001 Hours Monday 25th October 2021 (230…
Effective Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

184. Revised Quarantine Protocol for Travellers Arriving or Departing Nigeria
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/16/327

1. The Presidential steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has issued a revised provisional quarantine protocol for travellers arriving or departing Nigeria dated 2ndDecember 2021, which becomes effecti…
Effective Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

185. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Industry Communication from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)
Document No.NCAA/DG/Air/11/16/111

On March 26, President Muhammadu Buhari, announced a lockdown from 23:00hrs effective 30 march 2002 for 14 days
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

186. Clarification On Flight Restriction Into Nigeria Due To COVID-19 Pandemic
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/103

The Federal Government of Nigeria is restricting entry into the Country for travelers from the following thirteen (13) Countries; China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, South…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

187. Update Clarification On Flight Restriction Into Nigeria Due To COVID-19 Pandemic
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR111/16/105

Further to our earlier letter on restriction of flight into Nigeria we wish to inform you that two (2) countries Austria and Sweden have been added to the thirteen (13) countries earlier listed. Aust…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

188. Update On Clarification Of Flight Restriction Into Nigeria Due To COVID-19 Pandemic
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/107

Further to our earlier letter on restriction of international flights into Nigeria, we wish to confirm the following are considered Essential Flights: a) Aircraft in State of emergency b) Over fligh…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

189. Update On Clarification On Flight Restriction Into Nigeria Due To COVID-19 Pandemic
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/106

Further to our earlier letter on restriction of international flights into Nigeria, we wish to inform you that effective Monday 23rd March at 23002 to 23rd April at 2300Z, Murtala Muhammed Airport, La…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

190. Update On Clarification On Flight Restriction Into Nigeria Due To Covid 19 Pandemic
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/108

Further to our earlier letter on restriction of international flights into Nigeria, you are hereby directed to deploy the following measures to protect the passengers and the general public against th…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

191. The Protocol For The Operation And Handling Of Cargo And Other Essential Flights
Document No.NCAA/DG/AI R/11/16/109

Further to our earlier letter on restriction of international flights into Nigeria, you are hereby directed to adhere strictly to the following protocol. Any deviation to these protocols will not be a…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

192. The Protocol For The Operation And Handling Of Cargo And Other Essential Flights
Document No.NCANDG/AIR/11/16/110

Further to our earlier letter on protocols for the operation and handling of cargo and other essential flights. Please find below the reviewed set of protocols which should be strictly adhered to by a…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

193. COVID-19 Outbreak: Industry Communication From The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)
Document No.NCAA/DG/A1R/11/16/111

On 29 March 2020, President Muhammad Buhari, announced a lockdown from 23:00hrs effective 30 March 2020 for 14 days in the first instance for Lagos State, Ogun Sate, and the Federal Capital Territory…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

194. Update On Clarification On Flight Restriction Into Nigeria Due To COVID-19 Pandemic - Flight Crew Rest Protocols
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/112

Further to our earlier letter on restriction of international flights into Nigeria, we wish to inform you that the following crew rest protocols have been developed to accommodate crew operating evacu…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

195. NCAA COVID-19 Guidelines On The Management Of Crew Members
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/113

The World Health Organization (WHO) on 11th March 2020 declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic due to its devastating effects and spread to many countries of the world. Nigeria recorded its first co…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

196. Update On Clarification On Flight Restriction Into Nigeria Due To COVID-19 Pandemic
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/114

Our letter Ref. No: NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/106 dated 21st March 2020 with respect to restriction of international flights into Nigeria, refers. We wish to inform you that the closure of the five Internati…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

197. Revised National Interim Guidance On Aircraft/Aviation Facilities Cleaning And Disinfection In Relation To The COVID-19 Pandemics
Document No.NCAA/FSG/AOL/20/002

IMPORTANT: This AOL supersedes the one dated 20th April,2020. Changes are highlighted in grey. Around December 2019, an outbreak of a new type of coronavirus was identified in the province of Hubei,…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

198. Guidance Material - Post COVID-19: NCAA Guidelines For Aerodrome Operators On Resumption Of Operations (Issued As A Supplementary To AC On AEP (NCAA-AC-ARD007-1)
Document No.NCAA/DG/GC/8/16/302

1. The Federal Government on Monday 27th April 2020 announced the gradual phasing and controlled easing of the country's Iockdown from the 4th May 2020. Following this announcement, it is important fo…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

199. Advisory Circular NCAA-AC-FSG-001/20 : Post COVID-19 Lockdown Restart Plan Guidelines
Document No.NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/116

This Advisory Circular is issued to provide information and guidance on health, safety and environmental measures required of all Air Operators Certificate (AOC) holders to restart flight operations p…
Effective Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020

200. Take Off: Guidance for Air Travel Through The Covid-19 Public Health Crisis – Public Health Corridor Concept
Document No.NCAA-AC-AMS-001

The impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on global air transport is unprecedented. Airports have seen a drastic decline in global passenger traffic volumes for the first quarter of 20…
Effective Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2021

201. EXEMPTION, DEVIATIONS, WAIVER OR AUTHORIZATIONS
Document No.NCAA-AC-GEN012

This Advisory Circular (AC) is issued to provide information and guidance on how to apply exemption, deviations, waiver or authorizations against Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations.
Effective Date: Monday, August 7, 2023

202. THE FIVE PHASE PROCESS CERTIFICATION FOR REMOTELY PILOTED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS OPERATOR CERTIFICATE (ROC)
Document No.NCAA-AC-GEN007

This Advisory Circular (AC) is issued to provide general information and guidance to applicants for the certification and approval of organizations and operators of RPAs in compliance with the Civil A…
Effective Date: Monday, April 3, 2023