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The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is the regulatory body responsible for overseeing civil aviation activities within the country.

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The Department of Civil Aviation.

The Department of Civil Aviation of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (DCAL) is the regulatory body responsible for overseeing civil aviation activities within the country. It is a division of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and is headquartered at Wattay International Airport in Vientiane.

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Vision

To ensure a safe, secure, efficient, and sustainable civil aviation system that contributes to the socio-economic development of Lao PDR.

Mission

  1. To regulate, supervise, and promote the development of civil aviation in accordance with international standards and best practices.
  2. To ensure the safety and security of civil aviation operations.
  3. To protect the environment and manage airspace effectively.
  4. To facilitate the development of the aviation industry to support national economic growth.

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