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AERODROME DEVELOPMENT

The Department is responsible for the Coordinating, monitoring, inspection, assessment and evaluation of all Aviation Infrastructural Projects with other Technical related Services in the Ministry

FUNCTIONS

The Department carries out the following functions:

  • Coordinating, monitoring, inspection, assessment and evaluation of all Aviation Infrastructural Projects with other Technical related Services in the Ministry;
  • Inspecting and assessment of infrastructural facilities on navigational, securities, safety and other ancillary equipment;
  • Designing modifications/ vetting of designs/ drawings from consultants for new and existing construction works on building, civil , Air - conditioning systems, electrical, electronics, mechanical, power, water supply, drainages and sewages systems, fuel and fire hydrants systems, runway, airfield lighting systems, taxiway, and structural services among others for the Ministry;
  • Ensuring effective collaboration service with the relevant Agencies or Parastatals of the Ministry on all technical and project matters;
  • Identifying and recommendation of training needs on capacity building, development and enhancement for projects and technical staff;
  • Collaborating with relevant Departments on projects monitoring, inspection, assessment and coordination for records and documentation purposes;
  • Ensuring compliance with international standards and best practices on all installations of projects, ancillary infrastructure and other related technical equipment, devices and structures; in accordance with relevant and appropriate practice codes ( Globally), for necessary over sighting function in the Ministry,
  • Coordinating and assessment of all Airports, Air-Strips and Security Infrastructures in accordance to standards best practices and ICAO recommended standards;
  • Coordinates Airport strategic development; and
  • Briefing the Honourable Minister/ Permanent Secretary on progresses/ achievement / constraint on the implementation of projects and programmes of the Ministry.
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