The primary functions of this department are to provide the following services:
Air Traffic Control (ATC)
This is responsible for the provision of a safe and expeditious flow of air traffic in the Zimbabwe airspace. This includes coordinated control and separation of aircraft that are landing, departing, over flying and aircraft movements on the ground to prevent collisions with other aircraft, vehicles or obstacles.
This ensures that Search and Rescue operations are carried out in the event of any aircraft getting lost or being involved in an emergency.
Aeronautical Information Services
(Flight Crew Briefing, Notam Office and Aeronautical Communications)
This service involves the efficient dissemination of aeronautical information which is used by air traffic controllers, pilots and aircraft operators for the safe operation of aircraft. It includes the processing and promulgation of flight plans and Notices to Airmen, called NOTAMs.