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Azerbaijan Aviation 

Azerbaijan Airports

Key airport information may also be found at: World Aero Data Information on Azerbaijan

In 1923, Azerbaijan established the Transcaucasian Civil Aviation Joint Stock Company “ZAKAVIA”, and on June 2, 1938, the first air group was established in Azerbaijan. This date in 2006, was declared Day of Civil Aviation of Azerbaijan according to relevant decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
Today eleven regions of the country are connected by air with Baku. Over the past 20 years in the country's civil aviation has been invested over 200 million USD. This allowed to provide its fleet with modern aircrafts «Boeing-757”, to modernize air navigation system, to establish the system of training for twenty respective specialties, built in Baku and put into commission a modern international airport serving the aircrafts of more than sixty airlines. Currently airports awarded international status have built in five regional centres of the country.
In Baku Cargo Terminal (BCT) which was completed in 2005, and operating as a transit point, has been provided with all the conditions for the receipt of goods shipped from west to east and from north to south. State organization in the management and regulation of civil aviation is the Civil Aviation Administration of Azerbaijan.

Civil Aviation: 

State Civil Aviation of Republic of Azerbaijan was established by the Decree № 512 of the President of the Republic Azerbaijan dated 29 December 2006 and is the central executive body, exercising control, state policy and regulation in the sphere of civil aviation. The total number of employees of the Administration is determined as 49 persons. Expenditures for maintenance and activities of the Administration are financed from the state budget of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The Administration is headed by a director appointed and dismissed by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Two Deputy Directors carry out their duties and have personal responsibility. From 2008 to 2013 Mr. Arif Mammadov successfully directed the activities of the Administration. Director of the State Civil Aviation Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan from February 13, 2013 is Mr. Fuad Guliyev.

The administration consists of five departments:

  • Flight Safety Oversight Department;
  • Aviation Security Department;
  • Licensing and State Registry Department;
  • Foreign Relations Department;
  • Financial and Economic Department.

For information on Azerbaijan Civil Aviation, please see the following documents:

Azerbaijan Civil Aviation Board Information

Azerbaijan Civil Aviation Board Structure

For information on Azerbaijan Aviation contact details, please see the following link:

4.4 Azerbaijan Airport Company Contact List