ANAC - Congo

Visiting address

Postal address

Street of the Liberation of Paris, Camp Clairon,

Brazzaville , BP: 128



Tel +242 22 281 02 27

Fax +242 22 281 02 27

Association information

The National Agency of the Civil Aviation of Congo (ANAC) is a public establishment of industrial and commercial character (EPIC), endowed with the moral personality and enjoying the administrative and financial autonomy. It was created by decree N ° 78/288 of April 14, 1978 and reorganized by decree n ° 2012-328 of April 12, 2012.

The ANAC is under the supervision of the Ministry in charge of Civil Aviation.

The creation in 1978 of the ANAC, translated very early the commitment of the Congolese State to adapt to the international context of civil aviation and meteorology, which aspires every day more, to more safety and security. safety. This is why the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has recommended that appropriate status be conferred on national civil aviation administrations, so that they can adequately carry out their mission oversight of civil aviation safety and security. This ICAO recommendation was followed by Directive No. 03/07-UEAC-172-CM-15 of the Council of Ministers of the Economic Union of Central Africa (UEAC) of the CEMAC member countries.

Congo, relies on the ANAC as a technical instrument for the implementation of its economic development vision in order to facilitate exchanges, between administrative localities on the one hand and international cooperation by signing agreements with third countries on the other.

The Civil Aviation Code (CEMAC Community Code) adopted by Regulation No. 07/12-UEAC-066-CM-23 of July 22, 2012 is the basic legislation of civil aviation in Congo. The technical regulations (Aeronautical Regulations of Congo - RAC) were approved by Order No. 6051 / MTAC-CAB of 25 September 2008.

ANAC's activities are focused on the following three areas:

Pole "Royal activities"

The National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) is responsible for:

  • Participation in the development and implementation of the State Strategy on Civil Aviation and Meteorology;
  • implementation of state policy on civil aviation and meteorology;
  • the monitoring of State commitments on civil aviation and meteorology;
  • the participation in the negotiations of agreements on civil aviation and meteorology;
  • the management of the traffic rights portfolio in the field of civil aviation;
  • the development of legislation and regulations on civil aviation and meteorology, in accordance with international standards, positive community and national law;
  • the monitoring of the application of legislation and regulations in the field of civil aviation and meteorology;
  • the execution of missions of supervision of the safety and the security of the civil aviation;
  • the execution of supervision missions for all aeronautical, airport and meteorological activities;
  • State representation in regional and international bodies and organizations working in the fields of civil aviation and meteorology;
  •  planning and coordinating the development of aeronautical and meteorological utility infrastructures;
  • the management of aeronautical and meteorological information and aeronautical charts.

Certification and Control Center

The National Agency of Civil Aviation (ANAC) ensures the certification and the permanent control of the companies of air transport, airports and aerodromes, schools and training centers, companies of groundhandling, workshops and centers of maintenance of the aircraft , facilities and services of air navigation.

Pole "Service Delivery "

The National Agency of Civil Aviation (ANAC) provides:

  • provision of meteorological data to all sectors of the national economy;
  • the management of airport infrastructures open to public air traffic.

Organization of the ANAC

The reorganization of the ANAC that took place in 2012 following the decree n ° 2012-328 of April 12, 2012 aims, inter alia, to bring it up to the ICAO standards (separation of regulatory and operational functions), to take account of the evolution aviation industry at national, regional and international levels, particularly in the fields of civil aviation safety and security. 
ANAC is administered by two statutory bodies:

  • the Management Committee;
  • the general direction.

In addition to the secretariat of the general management and the attached structures (Internal Control Management Unit, Computer Unit, Documentation and Archives, Legal Unit, ANAC delegations to the conceded airports), the ANAC includes:

  • an aviation safety directorate;
  • an air transport directorate;
  • a direction of meteorology;
  • a direction of infrastructures and equipment; and
  • a directorate of human resources, administration and finance.

The ANAC is headed by a General Manager, assisted by a Deputy Director General, responsible for Quality Assurance and five (5) central directors.

The Air Safety Directorate

It is responsible, in particular, for:

  • develop aviation safety legislation and regulations and ensure their application;
  • provide oversight of aviation safety and aerodromes;
  • ensure the conformity of the titles (patents, licenses and qualifications) of civil aviation personnel;
  • provide technical control of aircraft;
  • control the aeronautical clubs.

The Air Transport Directorate

It is responsible, in particular, for:

  • to develop and enforce legislation and regulations relating to air transport, security and facilitation of civil aviation;
  • provide oversight of civil aviation security;
  • provide administrative, legal, economic and financial control of air operators in the aeronautical field;
  • participate in the development of air agreements and contribute to their implementation;
  • manage the traffic rights portfolio.

The Infrastructure and Equipment Department

It is responsible, in particular, for:

  • manage, operate and maintain unpaved airports and aerodromes;
  • to fight against animal danger at airports and aerodromes;
  • maintain the property, furniture and real estate, the agency or made available to it;
  • provide assistance to aircraft with respect to air traffic and aeronautical information;
  • operate telecommunications networks;
  • design, study, monitor and control the works, furniture and real estate vested or requested to the agency;
  • provide rescue and firefighting services at unpaved airports and aerodromes.

The Directorate of Meteorology

It is responsible, in particular, for:

  • developing and enforcing meteorological legislation and regulations in accordance with the standards of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO);
  • manage the networks of weather stations;
  • observe atmospheric phenomena;
  • process and disseminate meteorological and climatological data;
  • provide assistance to air and sea navigation;
  • predict the weather
  • provide meteorological information to the various socio-economic sectors;
  • promote meteorology.

The Human Resources, Administration and Finance Department

It is responsible, in particular, for:

  • manage human resources;
  • develop and implement the budget;
  • keep the accounts and manage the finances;
  • ensure recoveries;
  • ensure coordination between all directorates in the administrative field.