Source: GCAA website

On Wednesday, 27th April, 2011, the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) launched its 25th Anniversary Celebrations on the theme “25 Years Of Aviation Safety And Security”.

In an address, the Director General of GCAA, Air Cdre Kwame Mamphey, said, the theme for the celebrations, has been chosen to take a look at the last 25 years and to celebrate where the authority is today. The GCAA, he added, has moved from strength to strength from being a unit to an Authority with the objectives of providing oversight for all activities related to civil air transport in Ghana.

“81 years ago”, he said, “Before most of us here were born, a unit was established with the then Public Works Department under the colonial government to oversee aviation in Gold Coast. This unit, was then granted a departmental status in 1953, fifty eight years ago, and finally in 1986, it became an Authority. So in actual fact, the origins of the GCAA date back to 1930, but this year, we are celebrating 25 years as an Authority”.

The Minister of Transport, Hon. Alhaji Collins Dauda, on his part said, “today’s launch is to showcase the various achievements since it became an Authority, particularly, its contribution to the National economy”.

He added that, Government will continue to support the Authority and all aviation stakeholders, to ensure that the national objective of making Kotoka International Airport the Aviation hub within the sub-region towards the better Ghana agenda is achieved collectively.

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