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IATA RTP | Saudi Academy of Civil Aviation - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

​Regional Training Partner

The Saudi Academy of Civil Aviation (SACA) is a center of excellence for aviation and airport training. Moreover, SACA aim to implement plans to fulfill the manpower needs of the General Authority of Civil Aviation and other institutions that need personnel qualified in various civil aviation sciences.

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Getting here

SACA is located in the Bani-Malek district near Jeddah city center and also near the General Authority of Civil Aviation and King Abdulaziz university. The trip to the academy from the King Abdulaziz International airport takes approximately 30 minutes by taxi.

Saudi Academy of Civil Aviation
Bani-Malek district
Jeddah, 21421-KSA

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Tel: +966 55 544 4606


We recommend several hotels near the Academy. The closest are the Boudl Palestine and Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Jeddah, both of which are 2.7km or 5 minutes away. Other hotels include The Renz Hotel (2.9km or 6 mins), the Al-Waha Hotel (3.9km / 8 mins) and the Alhayatt Jeddah Continental Hotel (5.6km or 10 mins).

Onsite facilities​​



Extend your visit to Jeddah and explore what the city has to offer. Visit the historic center of Jeddah, which dates back to the pre-Islamic era listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the official tourism website for more information.


​​For more information, visit Saudi Academy of Civil Aviation's website or contact:

Business Development Department
Tel: + 966 12 6847 857
Email: saca.bd@gaca.gov.sa

Saudi Academy of Civil Aviation schedule

July - 2018
 Be prepared to plan, deliver and assure your aviation organization's Emergency Response Plan (ERP). Emergency Response Planning for CAAs and Air Navigation Service Providers
Saudi Arabia, Riyadh (SACA-RTP)
22 Jul - 26 Jul

September - 2018
 This course provides the fundamentals of how to systematically manage safety in civil aviation using the Safety Management System concept developed by ICAO. Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Civil Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)
Saudi Arabia, Riyadh (SACA-RTP)
9 Sep - 13 Sep
This course addresses the Performance-based Navigation PBN approval process from the perspective of the state regulator as well as the air operator. Performance-based Navigation (PBN) Operational Approvals for CAAs and Airlines (Classroom, 5 days)
Saudi Arabia, Riyadh (SACA-RTP)
30 Sep - 4 Oct

December - 2018
 Understand safety oversight in civil aviation and review the evolving role of the ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Program (USOAP). Managing the Safety Oversight Function (Classroom, 5 days)
Saudi Arabia, Riyadh (SACA-RTP)
9 Dec - 13 Dec

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