NAFIS Department


In consonance with Act 49 Establishing NCAA, saddled with the statutory functions of Safety Oversight of Civil Aviation in Nigeria. Navigational Aids Flight Inspection and Surveillance (NAFIS) is one of the Departments equipped with the capacity to provide safety oversight of navigational facilities/airspace systems across the airports in Nigeria.

This is achieved by flight calibration, inspection, surveillance and monitoring by ensuring that the signal-in-space from navigational aids and associated facilities meet the quality and standards stipulated to support their respective instrument, en route /approved procedures.

Hitherto, the Navigational Aids Flight Inspection and Surveillance department of NCAA is saddled with the statutory functions to conduct oversight function on Navigational Aids facilities and airspace systems, coalition of flight data for quality assurance purpose and assign status classification of a facility based on the technical data/parameters obtained as well as initiate NOTAMS when applicable.

NAFIS also provides the ground for the breeding and enhancement of the technical manpower capacity need for NCAA and the aviation industry in general.