Function and Duties

The main functions of the Civil Aviation Department is to convey the approvals obtained from the Competent Authority (Honíble Chief Minister) to the Civil Aviation Commissioner, Incharge of Civil Aviation Department (HoD):

  • To provide safe, efficient and coordinated air service to the J&K State VVIPs, officials and visiting dignitaries from outside the State.
  • To undertake mercy missions and causality evacuation and also to operate non-scheduled passenger (commercial) flights subject to validity of non-scheduled operatorís Permit (NSOP).
  • To provide air connectivity to areas which get cut-off during winters, with the State Helicopters.
  • To coordinate with Ministry of Defense, Govt. of India and Indian Air Force for providing airlift to civilians from Ladakh region and people residing in North Kashmir and Wadwan valley of Kishtwar District.
  • To co-ordinate the activities with Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, (AAI) for development of airstrips/airports within the State of Jammu & Kashmir.

Office Timings

  • Mourning hours of the Office        :  09.30 a.m.
  • Closing hours of the Office             :  05.00 a.m.