CAD - Hong Kong

Visiting address

Postal address

Civil Aviation Department Headquarters, 1 Tung Fai Road, Hong Kong International Airport,


Hong Kong


Tel +852 2910 6342

Fax +852 2910 6351

Association information

Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision

Committed to a Safe, Efficient and Sustainable Air Transport System

Our Mission

  • Positioning Hong Kong as a leading center of international and regional aviation
  • Maintaining an effective legal system for the implementation of relevant provisions under applicable civil aviation related international conventions
  • Facilitating the growth of aviation through the application of leading edge technology in Air Navigation Systems
  • Ensuring that a high standard of safety in the provision of air navigation services is established, achieved and maintained
  • Maintaining a safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic within the Hong Kong Flight Information Region
  • Ensuring that an accurate and efficient aeronautical information service and a timely and effective alerting service within the Hong Kong Flight Information Region are provided
  • Ensuring proper coordination of search and rescue operation in the event of aircraft emergencies and accidents within the Hong Kong Search and Rescue Region
  • Setting and enforcing aerodrome safety and aviation security standards
  • Ensuring compliance with established airworthiness and flight operations standards by Hong Kong registered aircraft and locally based airlines
  • Ensuring compliance with international standards by Hong Kong approved aircraft maintenance organisations
  • Ensuring compliance with international standards by Hong Kong licensed flight crew and aircraft maintenance engineers
  • Developing strategies and implementing proactive measures to minimise safety risks to aviation by ensuring that all operations are conducted in conformity with the respective acceptable levels of safety
  • Monitoring compliance by airlines with bi-lateral Air Services Agreements
  • Developing workable measures to minimise the impact of aircraft noise on local communities
  • Promoting and managing aviation safety through a coordinated and integrated systems approach
  • Conducting fair and impartial accident investigations to determine the circumstances and causes of accidents with a view to the preservation of life and avoidance of accidents in the future.

Our Values

  • Safety and Security
  • Efficiency and effectiveness
  • Compliance with standards
  • Professionalism and integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Sustainable development