Iran Civil Aviation Organization

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Iran Civil Aviation Organization
Abbreviation CAO.IRI
Formation 1946
Legal status Statutory Corporation
Purpose Aviation Regulator
Region served
Chief Executive
Ali Abedzadeh[1]
Parent organization
Website Official Website

The Civil Aviation Organization of Islamic Republic of Iran[2] (CAO.IRI), (Persian: سازمان هواپیمایی کشوری جمهوری اسلامی ایران‎‎[3] ) is Iran's civil aviation agency. It is the statutory corporation which oversees and regulates all aspects of civil aviation in Iran. The organization was established in July 1946 and its headquartered at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran.[3] It investigates aviation accidents and incidents in Iran.[4]



The CAO.IRI Responsibilities are as followed:

  • Iran's skies Rules and Regulation
  • Active professional and private pilots
  • Licensed aircraft engineers
  • Air traffic controllers
  • Airlines
  • Licensed aerodromes
  • Organisations involved in the design, production and maintenance of aircraft
  • Aircraft registered in Iran
  • Airports Safety Self-Inspection in Iran
  • Calibration of navigation and approach aids


1 Falcon 2000EX

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  2. ^ "Voluntary Reporting System." (Archive) Iran Civil Aviation Organization. 1/9. Retrieved on 12 January 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Aircraft Accident/ Incident Report Form New Edition." Iran Civil Aviation Organization. Retrieved on 12 January 2011. "vice president of civil Aviation in flight standard, Civil Aviation Organization, Mehrabad international airport, Tehran, Iran."
  4. ^ "Safety & Accident Invst." Iran Civil Aviation Organization. Retrieved on 3 February 2013.

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