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Department of Transport - Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates


The Department of Transport (DOT) was established pursuant to Law No. 4 of year 2006 to cover the entire value chain and ensure fully coordinated planning in all aspects of transport policy and development. Previously, Abu Dhabi’s transport responsibilities were handled by a variety of entities, across both the local and Federal Government, including: The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Department of Civil Aviation, Department of Municipal Affairs and the Sea Ports Authority (SPA). Vision To deliver an effective transport system that contributes to the economic growth, quality of life and environmental sustainability of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Mission Regulate, plan and develop an efficient and well-integrated transport system that serves the public interest by enhancing mobility and delivering safe, secure and environmentally responsible Aviation, Maritime, Public Transport and Highways sectors.