INAC (Institute of Civil Aeronautics) - Nicaragua

Visiting address

Postal address

PO Box: 4936

Km 11 1/2 Carretera Norte6 ,




Tel +227 68 580/86

Fax +227 68 588

Association information

About us 

The Nicaraguan Institute of Civil Aeronautics (INAC) is an autonomous technical and specialized entity that functions as the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

It was born after the approval in October 2006 of the General Law of Civil Aeronautics (Law 595) as successor without solution of continuity of the General Direction of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC) previously assigned to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (MTI).

It is responsible for the regulation, supervision, control and enforcement of the rules governing air transport services and all aeronautical activities that take place within the national territory, its airspace and the one surrounding its jurisdictional waters (Law 595, Title II , Chapter I Art.9).

Consistent with our mission and vision, INAC makes an important contribution to the development of Nicaraguan civil aviation, providing training and constant updating to its technical, specialized and administrative-financial personnel, in accordance with the demands, advances and evolution of the national and international aeronautical sector. .


Monitor, order and control the security of air operations, seeking the efficiency and modernization of civil aviation in Nicaragua, contributing to the integral development of the nation according to the General Civil Aviation Law and its technical regulations.


To be an effective and efficient National Aviation Authority in matters related to safety and aeronautical service, promoting a culture of quality and sustainable development in order to reach the highest levels according to the needs of the national and international civil aviation sector .