Ministry of Transport
The Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic is the central state administration authority in matters of transport and is responsible for the formation of state policy in the field of transport and in the scope of its competence for its implementation.
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Czech Republic is an authority appointed by the state in accordance with the Chicago Convention on Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), which supervises civil aviation over the territory of the Czech Republic, licenses pilots and certifies aircraft and technical equipment.
EUROCONTROL (European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation) is a European international organization whose aim is to develop systems and procedures for smooth air traffic control to allow further development of air transport while maintaining a high level of safety and reduced costs.
Vaclav Havel Airport Prague
The International Vaclav Havel Airport is the International Prague / Ruzyně Airport located on the north-western outskirts of Prague, the city district of Prague 6, cadastral area of Ruzyně. The airport is designed for both international and domestic, regular and irregular air traffic.
The international public airport Brno Tuřany is, along with Prague airport, the second connecting point to many destinations in Europe. Brno Tuřany Airport is located about 7 km from the city of Brno in the district of Tuřany. Thanks to its location and easy accessibility it is an ideal place for international and sightseeing flights over the city centre of Brno and its surroundings.
The Leoš Janáček Airport in Ostrava is a public international airport. It is located 3.5 km west of Studénka, about 7 km from the southernmost tip of Ostrava-Proskovice.
Karlovy Vary Airport
Karlovy Vary Airport is a public international civil airport located 4 km southeast of the centre of Karlovy Vary. The owner of the airport is the Karlovy Vary region. It is the fourth largest international airport in the Czech Republic, it currently dispatches about 100,000 passengers per year.
ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization, International Civil Aviation Organization) is an intergovernmental organization affiliated with the UN, which helps to regulate international civil aviation. Its goal is the development of international civil aviation in a safe and orderly manner, so that international transport would be based on equal opportunities and could be operated reliably and economically.
EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) is the main pillar of the strategy of the European Union in the field of aviation safety. Its mission is to promote standards of safety and environmental protection in civil aviation.
CANSO (Civil Air Navigation Services Organization) is an international non-governmental organization, established in 1996 in Amsterdam. Its mission is to ensure mutual economic cooperation and coordination between air traffic service providers.
The Czech Hydrometeorological Institute is an organization dealing mainly with a forecasting and warning weather service and other services in the fields of meteorology, climatology, hydrology and aviation meteorology. It also carries out research and modelling of the atmosphere and climate.