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The Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA)

The Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) is the government body responsible for all aviation activities in Iraq under the provisions of Annex 9 (Facilitation) of the Chicago Convention. Its responsibilities and activities include:

  • Coordinating with other Iraq agencies for the development and implementation of policy and coordination of ICAO matters, granting flight authorizations, enforcing safety laws, and enforcing economic restrictions.
  • Airspace policy, flight permissions, safety regulations, and economic regulations.

New carriers wishing to operate in Iraq must receive full approval/clearance from ICAA prior to flight commencement.

For more information on government agency and airport company contact information, please see the following links: 4.1 Government Contact List and 4.5 Airport Companies Contact List.

https://icaa.gov.iq/home/

Procedures for Foreign Registered Aircraft

All new carriers desiring to operate in or over Iraq must provide the following information to the ICAA:

  1. Air Operator Applicant Information.
  2. The ICAA requests all Air operators to apply packet to the ICAA.

The application shall include:

  • A formal letter explaining the proposed request for operation into Iraq.
  • Copy of Air Operator certificate with operation specification or equivalent document.
  • Copy of valid Aircraft Airworthiness certificate.
  • Copy of valid Aircraft Registration
  • Copy of applicable pilot certificates and medicals.
  • Proof of insurance (including any war risk clause).
  • Copy of legal corporate or company papers.
  • Ownership of the Air carrier.
  • Size of the Air carrier fleet (Owned/leased by the Air carrier).
  • Original copy of lease contract.
  • Principal place of Business.
  • Official agent in Iraq.
  • Air carrier code – IATA.
  • Name of the ground handling agent in the airport.
  • Type of commercial agreement with the national carrier (IAW).