Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS)

Organisation Overview

The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) is the authorised entity that are responsible for air transport regulations, airport operations and the provision of air navigation services in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. GACA is undergoing currently major transition to become fully independent organisation operating on commercial basis. The Council of Ministers has approved the transformation of ANS strategic business unit to an independent company with its own board of directors. 

A transformation project team has been established to manage ANS transformation to corporate ties government entity.

Towers operated:14
Number of ACCs:2
Total number of ATCOs:612
Total operational ATCOs:    436

Membership type: Full Member
Acting CEO: Dr. Saleh Al Ghamdi
Head office: P.O. Box 887 Jeddah 21165 K.S.A
Country: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Telephone number: +966 26 405 000
Fax number: +966 26 401 477
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