An Airport located in Mbombela (Nelspruit), this is the gateway to the World’s most iconic Game Reserve, the Kruger National Park, its third largest Canyon; the Blyde River Canyon, ancient Caves and many Scenic & Heritage Attractions are all in close proximity.
Since opening this facility in October 2002, the Airport has opened up the skies over Mbombela (Nelspruit) for over 3 Million passengers, affording new opportunities to the Tourism and Business industries of the Province. The Airport serves an average of 260,000 passengers per Annum. This is an ICAO approved International Airport with a Runway of 3.1 km which can accommodate up to a Boeing 747 and Airbus series. The Airport also prides itself in being the holders of a Fire and Rescue Category 7, International Aerodrome License, which is a first for the Province.
The Terminal Building, constructed as an African theme all under Thatch has a total floor space of 7350 square meters, making this the largest Thatch Constructed Airport in the World! (It is a true aviation masterpiece to be seen!) The unique aesthetics and decor of the Building blend in with the surrounding Bush veld, which has become a favourite Landmark among passengers visiting the beautiful Province of Mpumalanga, South Africa. The Airport is currently able to accommodate a passenger capacity of 600 000 per Annum and still has significant expansion potential!

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