Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka

Organizational Structure

Senior Management Structure


    Director General of Civil Aviation
1 OS1-HM22-ADG Additional Director General
2 OS2-HM21-DDG-1 Deputy Director General (Airspace and Aviation Security Regulation)
3 OS2-HM21-DDG-2 Deputy Director General (Flight Safety Regulation)
4 OS2-HM21-DDG-3 Deputy Director General (Corporate Affairs and Economic Regulation)
5 OS3-HM11-D-1 Director (Aviation Security)
6 OS3-HM11-D-2 Director (Aerodromes)
7 OS3-HM11-D-3 Director (Research, Development Planning and Special Programs)
8 OS3-HM11-D-4 Director (Air Navigation Services)
9 OS3-HM11-D-5 Director (Aviation Training and Personnel Licensing)
10 OS3-HM11-D-6 Director (Aircraft Operations)
11 OS3-HM11-D-7 Director (Aircraft Registration and Airworthiness)
12 OS3-HM11-D-8 Director (Air Transport)
13 OS3-HM11-D-9 Director (Human Resources and Office Management )
14 OS3-HM11-D-10 Director (Finance Management)
15 OS3-HM11-D-11 Director (Quality and Internal Audit)
16 OS4-MM11-AT-1 Manager (Air Services and Traffic Rights)
17 OS4-MM11-DM-1 Manager (Aircraft Accident / Incident Investigations)
18 OS4-MM11-DM-2 Manager (Legal Affairs)
19 OS4-MM11-FM-1 Manager (Budgets and Programs)
20 OS4-MM11-FM-2 Manager (Financial Operations)
21 OS4-MM11-IA-1 Manager (Internal Audit and Quality Survey)
22 OS4-MM11-HR-1 Manager (Human Resources Management)
23 OS4-MM11-HR-2 Manager (Corporate Planning & Office Management)
24 OS4-MM11-HR-3 Manager (Staff Training and Development)
25 OS4-MM11-HR-4 Manager (Information and Communication Technology)
26 OS4-MM11-HR-5 Manager (Documents and Web Management)
27 OS4-MM11-SP-1 Manager (Research & Development Planning)
28 OS4-MM11-SP-2 Manager (Civil Aviation Promotion)
29 OS4-MM11-AS-1 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Airport Security)
30 OS4-MM11-AS-2 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Airline Security)
31 OS4-MM11-AD-1 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Aerodromes)
32 OS4-MM11-AN-1 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector  (Air Traffic Management -Operations)
33 OS4-MM11-AN-2 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Aeronautical Information Service)
34 OS4-MM11-AN-3 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Aeronautical Meteorology)
35 OS4-MM11-AN-4 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Air Traffic Management-Technical)
36 OS4-MM11-AN-5 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector  (ATM & Standards and Procedures )
37 OS4-MM11-PL-1 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Personnel Licensing Examinations & Standards)
38 OS4-MM11-PL-2 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Aviation Medicine)
39 OS4-MM11-PL-3 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector  (Personnel Licensing -Flight Crew)
40 OS4-MM11-PL-4 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector ( Personnel Licensing -Non –Flight Crew)
41 OS4-MM11-OP-1 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Aircraft Flight Operations)
42 OS4-MM11-OP-2 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Aircraft Ground Operations)
43 OS4-MM11-OP-3 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Aircraft Cabin Safety)
44 OS4-MM11-AW-1 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Aircraft Registration and Airworthiness Standards)
45 OS4-MM11-AW-2 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Maintenance & Repair Organizations)
46 OS4-MM11-AW-3 Senior Civil Aviation Inspector (Air Operator Certification & Surveillance)
47 OS5-MA53-AT-1 Assistant Manager (Air Services & Traffic Rights)
48 OS5-MA53-AT-2 Assistant Manager (International Relations)
49 OS5-MA53-AT-3 Assistant Manager (Air Transport Services)
50 OS5-MA53-DM-1 Assistant Manager (Aircraft Accident / Incident Investigations)
51 OS5-MA53-DM-2 Assistant Manager (Legal Affairs)
52 OS5-MA53-FM-1 Assistant Manager (Revenues)
53 OS5-MA53-FM-2 Assistant Manager (Payments)
54 OS5-MA53-HR-1 Assistant Manager (Human Resource Management)
55 OS5-MA53-HR-2 Assistant Manager (Office Management)
56 OS5-MA53-HR-3 Assistant Manager (Training )
57 OS5-MA53-HR-4 Assistant Manager (Information and Communication Technology)
58 OS5-MA53-HR-5 Assistant Manager (Document and Web Management)
59 OS5-MA53-IA-1 Assistant Manager (Internal Audit and Quality Survey)
60 OS5-MA53-SP-1 Assistant Manager (Special Programmes)
61 OS5-MA53-SP-2 Assistant Manager (Planning)
62 OS5-MA53-SP-3 Assistant Manager (Statistics & Forecasting)
63 OS5-MA53-AS-1 Civil Aviation Inspector (Airport Security)
64 OS5-MA53-AS-2-1 Civil Aviation Inspector (Airline Security)
65 OS5-MA53-AS-2-2 Civil Aviation Inspector (Airline Security)
66 OS5-MA53-AS-3-1 Civil Aviation Inspector (Security Standards)
67 OS5-MA53-AS-3-2 Civil Aviation Inspector (Security Standards)
68 OS5-MA53-AD-1-1 Civil Aviation Inspector (Aerodrome Operations)
69 OS5-MA53-AD-1-2 Civil Aviation Inspector (Aerodrome Operations)
70 OS5-MA53-AD-2 Civil Aviation Inspector (Aerodrome Standards )
71 OS5-MA53-AN-1 Civil Aviation Inspector (Air Traffic Management-Operations)
72 OS5-MA53-AN-2-1 Civil Aviation Inspector (Aeronautical Information Service)
73 OS5-MA53-AN-2-2 Civil Aviation Inspector (Aeronautical Information Service)
74 OS5-MA53-AN-3 Civil Aviation Inspector (Air Traffic Management-Technical)
75 OS5-MA53-AN-4 Civil Aviation Inspector (ATM & Standards and Procedures )
76 OS5-MA53-PL-1 Civil Aviation Inspector (Personnel Licensing Examinations)
77 OS5-MA53-PL-2 Civil Aviation Inspector (Personnel Licensing Standards)
78 OS5-MA53-PL-3 Civil Aviation Inspector (Personnel Licensing-Flight Crew)
79 OS5-MA53-PL-4 Civil Aviation Inspector (Flying Training)
80 OS5-MA53-PL-5 Civil Aviation Inspector (Personnel Licensing - Non Flight Crew)
81 OS5-MA53-OP-1-1 Civil Aviation Inspector (Aircraft Flight Operations)
82 OS5-MA53-OP-1-2 Civil Aviation Inspector (Aircraft Flight Operations)
83 OS5-MA53-OP-2-1 Civil Aviation Inspector (Aircraft Ground Operations)
84 OS5-MA53-OP-2-2 Civil Aviation Inspector (Aircraft Ground Operations)
85 OS5-MA53-OP-2-3 Civil Aviation Inspector (Aircraft Ground Operations)
86 OS5-MA53-OP-3 Civil Aviation Inspector (Aircraft Cabin Safety)
87 OS5-MA53-AW-1-1 Civil Aviation Inspector (Airworthiness - Airframe)
88 OS5-MA53-AW-1-2 Civil Aviation Inspector (Airworthiness - Airframe)
89 OS5-MA53-AW-2-1 Civil Aviation Inspector (Airworthiness - Power Plant)
90 OS5-MA53-AW-2-2 Civil Aviation Inspector (Airworthiness - Power Plant)
91 OS5-MA53-AW-3 Civil Aviation Inspector (Airworthiness - Avionics)
92 OS5-MA53-AW-4 Civil Aviation Inspector (Airworthiness - Design and Production)
93 OS6-JM11-DM-1 Personal Assistant to cum Board Secretary
94 OS6-JM11-DM-2 Personal Assistant to Director General of Civil Aviation
95 OS6-JM11-DM-3-1 Coordination Officer
96 OS6-JM11-DM-3-2 Coordination Officer
97 OS6-JM11-DM-3-3 Coordination Officer

Government Notice

 Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation

National Civil Aviation Policy (Draft)

The Airspace over Sri Lanka is a public asset which has enormous potential to contribute for its socio-economic development. With clear, consistent and farsighted policies in place, the country’s airspace can be made busier and more productive with numerous activities that would demand a variety of ground support, services and resources triggering the country’s growth engine to spin faster producing wider socio-economic benefits. It is with above the objective in mind, that the National Policy for Civil Aviation has been drafted at the instruction of the Hon. Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation and under the guidance of the Hon. Prime Minister’s office, in close coordination and consultation with a representative group of all key stakeholders involved in aviation, setting out the overall objectives of the Government for civil aviation and the high-level policies that should be used to achieve those primary objectives on midterm and long term basis.

One of the main objectives of the proposed National Civil Aviation Policy is to improve the air connectivity enhancing the accessibility to any part of the country from any corner of the world so that Sri Lankan community may enter and compete successfully in the globalized air transport market for economic growth opportunities. Accordingly, the draft civil aviation policy framework proposes opening up of Sri Lanka’s skies to the rest of the world for international commercial traffic on the basis of reciprocity aiming at enhanced connectivity and accessibility. Also the draft National Policy encourages private sector to invest in the development of aviation infrastructure including construction, operation and maintenance of civil airports. It also proposes permitting local private airlines that satisfy the applicable international safety and security requirements to operate international commercial scheduled passenger flights in competition with foreign carriers aiming at securing and consolidating the country’s share international air transport market.

The draft National Civil Aviation Policy document deals with a variety of subjects in greater detail. 

  •    International Air Transportation
  •    Custom Duties
  •    Taxation applicable to International Airlines           
  •    Domestic Air Services
  •    Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Organizations (MRO)
  •    General Aviation
  •    Stakeholder Participation in Aviation Development
  •    Designation of Airspace for Special Use
  •    Off-shore operations
  •    Airport Infrastructure
  •    Airport Master Plans
  •    Air Cargo Transshipment
  •    Land Use Planning
  •    Air Space Management
  •    State Aviation Safety Programme (SASP)
  •    Aviation Security
  •    Civil-Military Coordination
  •    Facilitation at Airports
  •    Human Resources Development
  •    Public Private Participation and Investment Promotion
  •    Consumer Protection
  •    Regulation of air cargo industry
  •    Access for Persons with Reduced Mobility and Special Needs
  •    Multi-Modal Transportation
  •    Environmental Safeguards
  •    International Conventions

The complete draft of the National Civil Aviation Policy paper can be downloaded from the Official website of the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka at http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/Policy/NCAP_SL_DEC_2016-E-Final.pdf - (Pl click here for SINHALA or TAMIL version). Members of the public who are interested in contributing to the refinement of the objectives, principles and idea in the draft National Civil Aviation Policy document are kindly advised to submit their views, comments or suggestions to the following address either in writing or by e-mail on or before 30th April 2017.

Director General of Civil Aviation and Chief Executive Officer
Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka
No.4, Hunupitiya Road,
Colombo 02.
Email : dnacp@caa.lk 


Nihal Somaweera


Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation

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