The Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (航空局, Kōkūkyoku, JCAB) is the civil aviation authority of Japan and a division of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT). Its head office is in the MLIT building in Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda, Tokyo. It is the Japanese equivalent of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.
The JCAB operates or has operated the following aircraft:
- Bombardier Global Express
- Cessna Citation CJ4 (525C model) - five in service for calibration duties as of June 2022.
- Cessna Citation Longitude - one, equipped for calibration of ground-based navigation and landing systems, received in June 2022, to replace the Dash 8.
- Gulfstream IV
- Japan Transport Safety Board (current accident investigation agency)
- Aircraft and Railway Accidents Investigation Commission (predecessor air and rail accident investigation agency)
- Aircraft Accident Investigation Commission (predecessor air accident investigation agency)
- "Japan" (country profile) (Archive). Federal Aviation Administration. p. 2. Retrieved on December 31, 2013. "Civil Aviation Authority Civil Aviation Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure,Transport and Tourism Address: No. 1-3, 2-chome, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan"
- "Christmas comes early for one McChord Captain." (Archive) 62nd Airlift Wing, U.S. Air Force. December 20, 2013. Retrieved on December 31, 2013. "Then the next 10 months she will work with various Japanese organizations in Tokyo such as the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh CAAB, Federal Aviation Administration equivalent), Japanese military and Japanese airlines."
- http://www.airliners.net, photos of Japan Civil Aviation Bureau aircraft
- Willis, Dave (August 2022). "Special missions debut in Japan". Air International. pp. 8–9. ISSN 0306-5634.
- Civil Aviation Bureau
- Civil Aviation Bureau (in Japanese)
- Flight Information Region In Japan
- "Working Arrangement between The Civil Aviation Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Japan (CAB) and The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)." (Archive)