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Background
  • 1940: El-Aouina Airport date of operation.
  • 1968: Monastir Skanes Airport date of operation.
  • 1970: Creation of the Tunisian Airports and ATC Authority.
  • 1970: Djerba Melita Airport date of operation.
  • 1972: Tunis Carthage Airport date of operation.
  • 1973: Opening of the Air Navigation Center (ANC) in Tunis.
  • 1974: Beginning of construction works of the OACA head office.
  • 1979: Building of the freight terminal of Tunis Carthage Airport.
  • 1980: 10th anniversary of Tunisian Civil Aviation and Airports Authority.
  • 1980: Tozeur Nefta and Sfax Almaw Airports’ date of operation.
  • 1981: First development of Monastir Habib Bourguiba Airport.
  • 1983: Second development of Monastir Habib Bourguiba Airport.
  • 1987: Development of Sfax Thyna Airport to increase its capacity to 250 000 passengers/year.
  • 1990: First development of Djerba Zarzis Airport to reach the capacity of 1 500 000 passengers/year.
  •  1990: 20th anniversary of Tunisian Civil Aviation and Airports Authority.
  • 1992: operating Tabarka Ain Drahem Airport with an area of 240 hectares and an initial capacity of 250 000 passengers/year.
  • 1994: Building of the presidential pavilion in Tunis Carthage Airport.
  • 1995: Setting up the radar system in the Area Control Centre (ACC) in Tunis.
  • 1998: The present name ofTunisian Civil Aviation and Airports Authority (OACA) has replaced that of the Tunisian Airports and ATC Authority (OPAT).
  • 1999: Building Gafsa Ksar Airport.
  •  2000: 30th anniversary of Tunisian Civil Aviation and Airports Authority.
  •  2000: Developing Tozeur Nefta Airport to increase its capacity to 400 000 passengers/year.
  •  2004: Developing Djerba Zarzis Airport to increase its capacity to 400 000 passengers/year.
  • 2005: The total number of passengers in Tunisian Airports exceeded 10 000 000 passengers for the first time.
  • 2006: Building a new passenger terminal, a control tower and a technical bloc in Sfax Thyna Airport.
  • 2006: Building a new terminal in Tunis Carthage Airport (Terminal II) for charter flights to increase its capacity to 5 000 000 passengers/year.
  •  2006: Inaugurating Terminal II.
  •  2007: Tunisian Civil Aviation and Airports Authority obtains the certificate ISO 9001 version 2000 for Air Worthiness Direction under the supervision of Central Air Traffic head direction.
  • 2007: Building a new passenger terminal in Sfax Thyna Airport with a capacity of 500 000 passengers/year.
  •  2007: The president launches the construction works of Enfidha Hammamet Airport.
  • 2007: Air Worthiness Direction that is under the control of the OACA Air Traffic head direction obtained the certificate of compliance to the requirements of the standard ISO 9001 Version 2000 and this, after a certification audit made by the certificatory office SGS ICS France.
  •  2007: Beginning of the building works of the new passenger terminal of Gabes Matmata Airport.
  •  2007: Inauguration of the new passenger terminal of Djerba Zarzis Airport with an area of 57 000 m² and a capacity of 4 000 000 passengers/year.
  •  2007: Inauguration of the new passenger terminal of Sfax Thyna Airport with a capacity of 500 000 passengers/year.
  •  2008: Tunisian Civil Aviation and Airports Authority (OACA) is certified for the first time in its history by ISO 9001 version 2000 for the Aeronautical Service (SIA) that is under the supervision of the Air Navigation Direction and the Aeronautical Information Offices (AIO) of Tunisian Airports (Tunis Carthage, Monastir Habib Bourguiba, Djerba Zarzis, Sfax Thyna, Tozeur Nefta, Tabarka Ain Draham, and Borj El Amri).
  • 2008: The Internal Audit and Inspection direction of the OACA is certified ISO 9001 Version 2000 of the certificator office "SGS".
  •  2009: Redevelopment of the passenger terminal of Tunis Carthage Airport.
  •  2009: Building a new set for fire protection in Sfax Thyna Airport.
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