Department of Civil Aviation, Malaysia

Department of Civil Aviation, Malaysia

Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Malaysia is establish as an organization under the Ministry of Transport, Malaysia to provide efficient and safe air transportation.



Air Traffic Management Sector is the largest sector in the Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia with 761 Air Traffic Controllers and 193 supporting staff nationwide. The function of the Air Traffic Management Sector is basically management of Malaysian Airspace (Kuala Lumpur FIR and Kota Kinabalu FIR), management of traffic movement in the air and on the ground, management of Air Traffic Services personnel, according to International Standard specified by International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

The Civil Aviation Act [CAA] 1969, inter-alia, requires the Director General Civil Aviation to exercise regulatory functions in respect of airworthiness through the establishment of standards, recommended practices and guidelines, and their enforcement. This function is delegated to Airworthiness Division.

The air transport industry plays an important role in the nation’s economy. It is also a foreign exchange earner. Air transport also facilitates, supports and promotes other sectors such as business, trade, and tourism.


Department of Civil Aviation
No. 27, Persiaran Perdana, Level 1 - 4, Block Podium,
Precinct 4, Putrajaya 62618

Contact Form
603 - 8871 4000
603 - 8890 1640

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