Directly under the State Council, the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) is a ministry-level organ, which is responsible for the national civil aviation affairs. CAAC's mission is to "enforce the unified supervision and regulation on the civil aviation activities of the whole country, and in accordance with laws and State Council's decisions, to issue regulations and decisions concerning civil aviation activities within its jurisdiction".
Under the CAAC, there are seven regional administrations responsible for the administration and supervision on the civil aviation affairs within their respective regions. They are: CAAC Northern Regional Administration, CAAC Northeast Regional Administration, CAAC Eastern Regional Administration, CAAC Central South Regional Administration, CAAC Southwest Regional Administration, CAAC Northwest Regional Administration, and Urumqi Regional Administration of CAAC. The regional administrations are department-level organs.
The CAAC regional administrations have 26 CAAC Safety Supervision Offices (SSMO), which represent the regional administrations and are in charge of safety supervision and market regulation of civil aviation enterprises like airlines and airports within their respective regions. The 26 CAAC SSMOs are located in Tianjin, Hebei, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Dalian, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Shandong, Xiamen, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Hainan, Guangxi, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Guizhou, Yunnan, Gansu, Ningxia and Qinghai.
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