You are here: Home > About ANAC > Brazilian Civil Aviation Sector

Brazilian Civil Aviation Sector

by fabricio.fagundes published May 30, 2018 06:38 PM, last modified May 30, 2018 06:38 PM


CONAC - Advising body of the Presidency of the Republic for the formulation of the Brazilian civil aviation policy.

Ministry of Transport, Ports and Civil Aviation - Through the Civil Aviation Secretary, the Ministry coordinates and supervises actions for the development of airport and aeronautical infrastructure.

CONAERO - Consultative and deliberative commission composed by bodies that directly work with airport management in order to make airports more efficient.

Infraero - Public company responsible for 59 airports in the country, which holds 49% of the following airports: Guarulhos (SP), Viracopos (SP), Brasília (DF), Confins (MG) and Galeão (RJ).

DECEA - Department of Airspace Control subordinate to the Aeronautical Command and the Ministry of Defense.

CENIPA - Aeronautical Accidents Investigation and Prevention Center subordinate to the Aeronautical Command and the Ministry of Defense and responsible for the investigation and prevention of accidents.

ANAC - Brazilian civil aviation authority that regulates and inspects civil aviation activities and airport and aeronautical infrastructure. ANAC is linked to the Ministry of Transport, Ports and Civil Aviation. The Agency is not hierarchically subordinate to the Ministry and it has administrative independence, financial autonomy and fixed mandate for its directors.