Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (Guatemala)

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The Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC) is the civil aviation authority of Guatemala. Its headquarters is on the property of La Aurora International Airport in Zone 13 of Guatemala City.[1][2]

History[edit]

The agency was created under the government of Lázaro Chacón González on September 11, 1929, by government decree 1,032, as a daughter agency of the Ministry of Communications and Public Works (Ministerio de Comunicaciones y Obras Públicas), today the Ministry of Communications, Infrastructure, and Housing.[3]

Divisions[edit]

The Seccion de Investigación de Accidentes investigates aircraft accidents and incidents.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "ADDRESSES OF ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION AUTHORITIES As of March 2010." Air Accident Investigation Bureau. Retrieved on 22 January 2012. "GUATEMALA Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil Aeropuerto Internacional “La Aurora” Zona 13 Guatemala, Centro América"
  2. ^ "A 01/11 31 ENE." Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil. Retrieved on January 22, 2012. "Aeropuerto Internacional La Aurora 9 Av. 14-75 Zona 13 C.P. 1013"
  3. ^ "Reseña Historica." Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil. Retrieved on February 14, 2012.
  4. ^ "INFORME FINAL ACCIDENTE AEROPUERTO LA AURORA, PISTA 19 CIUDAD DE GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA." (Archive) Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil. Retrieved on 13 June 2011.

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