Dirección General de Aviación Civil (Costa Rica)

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Dirección General de Aviación Civil
Agency overview
Formed 26 October 1949 (1949-10-26)
Jurisdiction Government of Costa Rica
Headquarters San José, Costa Rica
9°56′0″N 84°5′0″W / 9.93333°N 84.08333°W / 9.93333; -84.08333Coordinates: 9°56′0″N 84°5′0″W / 9.93333°N 84.08333°W / 9.93333; -84.08333
Agency executives Jorge Fernández Chacón, Director-General
Alvaro Vargas Segura, Deputy Director-General
Website www.dgac.go.cr

The Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC) is the civil aviation authority of Costa Rica. It oversees all aspects of civil aviation operations and infrastructure within the country. The body was created by law on 26 October 1949.[1] Its headquarters is in San José.[2]

As of March 2012, the Director-General was Jorge Fernández Chacón, seconded by the Deputy Director-General, Alvaro Vargas Segura.[3]

The agency investigates any aviation accidents and incidents that occur in Costa Rica.[4]

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  1. ^ "Antecedentes históricos de la dirección general de aviación civil". Dirección General de Aviación Civil (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Dirección General de Aviación Civil: Información general." (Archive, Archive of Map) Dirección General de Aviación Civil. Retrieved on April 18, 2012. "La Uruca, San José, Costa Rica" (Spanish)
  3. ^ "General Directorate". Civil Aviation Direction General (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "MARCO ESTRATÉGICO DEL SECTOR AÉREO." Civil Aviation Direction General. Retrieved on April 18, 2012. "Accidentes e Incidentes Investigar los accidentes e incidentes aéreos, mediante el análisis del factor humano, mecánico y medio ambiente, para determinar las causas que los provocaron, con el fin de fomentar la seguridad aérea por medio de la aplicación de las recomendaciones de carácter preventivo"

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