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Flight Safety And Security Departement

The Air Navigation Services division of SCAA is responsible for the provision of a safe, effective and efficient air navigation service within the Seychelles Flight Information Region. This flight information region covers an area of approximately 2.63 million square kilometers and borders the flight information regions of Kenya, Somalia, India, Mauritius, Madagascar and Tanzania.

    The Air Traffic Services Unit

 Area Control Centre: Responsible for the provision of area control service to aircraft operating on ATS routes in the Seychelles flight information region and within the terminal control area from a height of 15,000 feet (Flight Level 150) upwards.

This unit is directly responsible for the provision of air traffic control service, flight information service and alerting service to aircraft operating under our jurisdiction. The service is provided by competent air traffic control officers who are trained and licenced in accordance with Annex 1 of the International Civil Aviation Organisation. The provision of air traffic services is organized as follows:-
 
Praslin Control Tower: Responsible for the provision of aerodrome control service to aircraft operating into Praslin aerodrome.  
 
Mahe Control Tower: Responsible for the provision of combined aerodrome and approach control service to aircraft operating into Seychelles International Airport and within the Seychelles terminal control area to a height of 14,500 feet (Flight Level 145).

All the above services are available 24 hours.