While Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority has been made responsible for the regulation
and control of civil aviation activities within the country under Pakistan CAA Ordinance
1982, it has also been entrusted the responsibility for provision of civil airports
and provision of Air navigation services under the same ordinance.
ANS Division mainly comprises three directorates i.e. Operations Directorate, CNS
Engineering Directorate and Flight Calibration Directorate. The provision of Air
Navigation Services is the prime responsibility of Operations directorate with the
support of CNS engineering and Flight Calibration Directorate who caters for the
provision of required infrastructure and facilities for provision of such services.
ANS Division is responsible for Air Traffic Management, provision of Search & Rescue
Services, Aeronautical Communication, Navigation & Surveillance Services, Aeronautical
Information Service and Flight Procedure Design services within Pakistan airspace
whereas the responsibility for the provision of Meteorological services for air
navigation rest with Pakistan Meteorological Department under a MoU.