100 Domestic And International Airports In South Africa

South Africa is one of the most developed countries, attracting tourists, business people, students and people from all works of life. South Africa has a good number of airports both international and domestic airports situated in different provinces and cities in South AfricaThe airports in South Africa play major roles in the country’s economy and indeed the African economy as a whole. Out of all the airports in South Africa, OR Tambo International Airport (JNB), located in the city of Johannesburg, is the busiest airport of Africa.

Cape Town International Airport in Cape Town and King Shaka International Airport in Durban are other notable airports in South Africa. Listed below are all the Airports in South Africa. In all, there are over 100 Airports in South Africa including military airports and this list covers all these South African Airports. We’ve also included the cities they serve, as we well as coordinates.

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Here is our List of 100+ Airports in South Africa

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List of Airports in South Africa

City served Province ICAO IATA Airport name Coordinates Elev. (ft)
Civil airports
Aggeneys Northern Cape Aggeneys Airport 29°16′54″S 018°48′50″E 2,648
Alexander Bay Northern Cape Alexander Bay Airport (Kortdoorn Airport) 28°34′24″S 016°32′06″E 98
Aliwal North Eastern Cape FAAN Aliwal North Airport 30°41′00″S 026°44′00″E 4,410
Alkantpan Northern Cape FACO Alkantpan Airport 29°54′23″S 022°19′00″E 3,591
Alldays Limpopo FAAL ADY Alldays Airport 22°40′44″S 029°03′19″E 2,600
Barberton Mpumalanga FABR Barberton Airport 25°43′03″S 030°58′30″E 2,250
Beeshoek, Tsantsabane Northern Cape FATF Tommy’s Field 28°15′36″S 022°59′35″E 4,360
Bethlehem Free State FABM Bethlehem Airport 28°15′00″S 028°20′00″E 5,561
Bhisho Eastern Cape FABE BIY Bhisho Airport 32°53′42″S 027°17′06″E 1,950
Bloemfontein Free State FABL BFN Bloemfontein Airport 29°05′38″S 026°18′14″E 4,457
Bothaville Free State FABO Bothaville Airport 27°22′00″S 026°38′00″E 4,236
Brakpan Gauteng FABB Brakpan Airport 26°14′17″S 028°18′21″E 5,300
Brits North West FABS Brits Airfield 25°31′56″S 027°46′29″E 3,740
Bultfontein Free State FABU UTE Bultfontein Airport 28°16′21″S 026°08′08″E
Calvinia Northern Cape FACV Calvinia Airport 31°30′01″S 019°43′33″E 3,250
Carnarvon Northern Cape FACN Carnarvon Airport 30°59′15″S 022°07′50″E 4,150
Cradock Eastern Cape FACD CDO Cradock Airport 32°09′20″S 025°38′45″E 3,111
Cape Town Western Cape FACT CPT Cape Town International Airport 33°58′05″S 018°36′17″E 151
Durban KwaZulu-Natal FADN DUR Durban International Airport
29°57′56″S 030°56′57″E 33
Durban KwaZulu-Natal FALE DUR King Shaka International Airport
29°36′52″S 031°06′59″E 295
East London Eastern Cape FAEL ELS East London Airport 33°02′06″S 027°49′18″E 435
Ellisras Limpopo FAER ELL Ellisras Airport (Mitimba Airport) 23°43′36″S 027°41′18″E 2,793
Empangeni KwaZulu-Natal FAEM EMG Empangeni Airport 28°43′07″S 031°53′34″E 238
Ermelo Mpumalanga FAEO Ermelo Airport 26°30′00″S 029°59′00″E 5,700
Ficksburg Free State FAFB FCB Ficksburg Airport 28°49′30″S 027°54′30″E 5,315
Fisantekraal / Durbanville Western Cape FAFK Fisantekraal Airfield 33°46′10″S 018°44′00″E 400
Gariep Dam Free State FAHV Gariep Dam Airport 30°33′44″S 025°31′48″E 4,176
George Western Cape FAGG GRJ George Airport 34°00′24″S 022°22′30″E 648
Giyani Limpopo FAGI GIY Giyani Airport 23°17′00″S 030°39′00″E 1,575
Graaff Reinet Eastern Cape FAGR Graaff Reinet Airport 32°11′41″S 024°32′28″E 2,588
Grahamstown Eastern Cape FAGT Grahamstown Airport 33°17′00″S 026°30′00″E 2,135
Greytown KwaZulu-Natal FAGY Greytown Airport 29°07′25″S 030°34′56″E 3,531
Harmony, Virginia Free State FAHA Harmony Airport 28°04′43″S 026°51′40″E 4,399
Harrismith Free State FAHR HRS Harrismith Airport 28°14′00″S 029°06′00″E 5,585
Hazyview Mpumalanga FAHW HZV Hazyview Airport 25°03′00″S 031°07′55″E
Heidelberg Gauteng FAHG Heidelberg Airport 26°30′30″S 028°23′30″E
Hluhluwe KwaZulu-Natal FAHL HLW Hluhluwe Airport 28°00′30″S 032°16′30″E 249
Hoedspruit Limpopo FAHS HDS Hoedspruit Airport (Eastgate Airport)[1] 24°21′17″S 031°03′01″E 1,738
Johannesburg Gauteng FAGC GCJ Grand Central Airport 25°59′13″S 028°08′26″E 5,325
Johannesburg Gauteng FALA HLA Lanseria International Airport 25°56′23″S 027°55′29″E 4,517
Johannesburg Gauteng FAOR JNB O.R. Tambo International Airport 26°08′01″S 028°14′32″E 5,558
Johannesburg Gauteng FAGM QRA Rand Airport 26°14′31″S 028°09′05″E 5,483
Kimberley Northern Cape FAKM KIM Kimberley Airport 28°48′06″S 024°45′49″E 3,950
Kleinzee Northern Cape FAKZ KLZ Kleinzee Airport 29°40′59″S 017°05′35″E 270
Klerksdorp North West FAKD KXE Klerksdorp Airport (P.C. Pelser Airport) 26°52′00″S 026°43′00″E 4,444
Koiingnaas (Koingnaas) Northern Cape KIG Koiingnaas Airport (Koingnaas Airport) 30°11′16″S 017°16′45″E
Komatipoort Mpumalanga FAKP KOF Komatipoort Airport 25°26′26″S 031°55′49″E
Kroonstad Free State FAKS Kroonstad Airport 27°39′44″S 027°18′46″E 4,700
Krugersdorp Gauteng FAKR Krugersdorp Airport 26°04′54″S 027°43′32″E 5,499
Kuruman Northern Cape FAKU KMH Johan Pienaar Airport 27°27′35″S 023°24′45″E 4,370
Ladysmith KwaZulu-Natal FALY LAY Ladysmith Airport 28°34′48″S 029°45′10″E 3,548
Lichtenburg North West FALI Lichtenburg Airport 26°10′00″S 026°11′00″E 4,875
Lime Acres / Finsch Mine Northern Cape FALC LMR Finsch Mine Airport 28°21′30″S 023°26′30″E 4,900
Louis Trichardt (was Makhado) Limpopo FALO LCD Louis Trichardt Airport 23°03′42″S 029°51′53″E 3,025
Lusikisiki Eastern Cape FALK LUJ Lusikisiki Airport 31°17′00″S 029°31′00″E
Mafikeng / Mmabatho North West FAMM MBD Mafikeng Airport (Mmabatho Airport) 25°48′27″S 025°32′40″E 4,181
Majuba Power Station Mpumalanga FAMJ Majuba Power Station Airport 27°04′45″S 029°46′42″E 5,600
Mala Mala Mpumalanga FAMD AAM Mala Mala Airport 24°49′03″S 031°32′41″E 1,100
Malelane Mpumalanga FAMN LLE Malelane Airport 25°28′24″S 031°33′56″E 1,153
Marble Hall Limpopo FAMI Marble Hall Airport 24°59′30″S 029°17′00″E 2,980
Margate KwaZulu-Natal FAMG MGH Margate Airport 30°51′00″S 030°21′00″E 495
Middelburg Mpumalanga FAMB Middelburg Airport 25°41′08″S 029°26′26″E 4,886
Mkuze (Mkuzi) KwaZulu-Natal FAMU MZQ Mkuze Airport (Mkuzi Airport) 27°37′33″S 032°02′39″E 400
Modimolle (was Nylstroom) Limpopo FANY Modimolle Airport (Nylstroom Airport) 24°41′08″S 028°25′59″E
Mossel Bay Western Cape FAMO MZY Mossel Bay Airport 34°09′26″S 022°03′41″E 526
Mthatha (was Umtata) Eastern Cape FAUT UTT Mthatha Airport (was K.D. Matanzima Airport) 31°32′52″S 028°40′27″E 2,425
Mtubatuba / Dukuduku KwaZulu-Natal FADK DUK Mtubatuba Airport 28°22′06″S 032°14′53″E 210
Musina Limpopo FAMS MEZ Musina Airport (Morningside Farm Airport) 22°21′20″S 029°59′00″E 1,881
Mzamba / Wild Coast Eastern Cape FAMW MZF Wild Coast Sun Airport (Mzamba Airport)
Nelspruit (Kruger National Park) Mpumalanga FAKN MQP Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport 25°23′30″S 031°05′57″E 2,829
Nelspruit Mpumalanga FANS NLP Nelspruit Airport 25°30′08″S 030°54′43″E 2,901
Newcastle KwaZulu-Natal FANC NCS Newcastle Airport 27°46′22″S 029°58′35″E 4,074
Ngala Mpumalanga FANG NGL Ngala Airfield
Oudtshoorn Western Cape FAOH OUH Oudtshoorn Airport 33°36′00″S 022°11′00″E 1063
Parys Free State FAPY Parys Airport 26°53′14″S 027°30′19″E 4,740
Phalaborwa Limpopo FAPH PHW Hendrik Van Eck Airport (Phalaborwa Airport) 23°56′10″S 031°09′18″E 1,432
Phinda KwaZulu-Natal FADQ PZL Zulu Inyala Airport 27°50′58″S 032°18′35″E
Piet Retief Mpumalanga FAPF Piet Retief Airport 27°00′00″S 030°50′36″E 4,420
Pietermaritzburg KwaZulu-Natal FAPM PZB Pietermaritzburg Airport 29°38′48″S 030°23′52″E 2,423
Pilanesberg / Sun City) North West FAPN NTY Pilanesberg International Airport 25°20′08″S 027°10′18″E 3,412
Plettenberg Bay Western Cape FAPG PBZ Plettenberg Bay Airport 34°05′17″S 023°19′43″E 465
Polokwane (was Pietersburg) Limpopo FAPP PTG Polokwane International Airport (Pietersburg Int’l) 23°50′43″S 029°27′31″E 4,076
Polokwane (was Pietersburg) Limpopo FAPI Pietersburg Municipal Airport 23°55′35″S 029°29′04″E 4,354
Pongola KwaZulu-Natal FAPL Pongola Airport 27°21′42″S 031°36′20″E 942
Port Alfred Eastern Cape FAPA AFD Port Alfred Airport 33°35′00″S 026°53′00″E 275
Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape FAPE PLZ Port Elizabeth Airport 33°59′24″S 025°36′37″E 226
Port St. Johns Eastern Cape FAPJ JOH Port St. Johns Airport 31°37′00″S 029°31′00″E 1,227
Potchefstroom North West FAPS Potchefstroom Airport 26°40′05″S 027°05′05″E 4,520
Pretoria Gauteng FAWB PRY Wonderboom Airport 25°39′13″S 028°13′27″E 4,095
Prieska Northern Cape FAPK PRK Prieska Airport 29°41′01″S 022°46′14″E 3104
Queenstown Eastern Cape FAQT UTW Queenstown Airport 31°55′00″S 026°53′00″E 3,637
Reivilo North West FARI RVO Reivilo Airport 27°32′50″S 024°10′23″E 4,691
Richards Bay KwaZulu-Natal FARB RCB Richards Bay Airport 28°44′25″S 032°05′36″E 109
Robertson Western Cape FARS ROD Robertson Airfield 33°49′00″S 019°54′00″E 640
Rustenburg North West FARG Rustenburg Airfield 25°39′00″S 027°17′00″E 3,700
Secunda Mpumalanga FASC ZEC Secunda Airport 26°31′14″S 029°10′20″E 5,250
Sishen Northern Cape FASS SIS Sishen Airport 27°39′00″S 023°00′00″E 3,848
Skukuza Mpumalanga FASZ SZK Skukuza Airport 24°58′00″S 031°36′00″E 1,020
Springbok Northern Cape FASB SBU Springbok Airport 29°41′22″S 017°56′20″E 2,690
Springs Gauteng FASI Springs Airport 26°14′54″S 028°23′51″E 5,340
Swellendam Western Cape FASX Hendrik Swellengrebel Airport 34°03′00″S 020°29′00″E 407
Tempe, Bloemfontein Free State FATP New Tempe Airport 29°01′58″S 026°09′29″E 4,526
Thaba Nchu Free State FATN TCU Thaba Nchu Airport 29°19′03″S 026°49′20″E 4,938
Thohoyandou Limpopo FATH THY P.R. Mphephu Airport 23°04′37″S 030°23′00″E 2,018
Tutuka Power Station Mpumalanga FATT Tutuka Power Station Airport 26°46′29″S 029°20′16″E 5,313
Tzaneen Limpopo FATZ LTA Tzaneen Airport 23°49′48″S 030°19′00″E 1,914
Ulundi KwaZulu-Natal FAUL ULD Ulundi Airport (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport) 28°19′10″S 031°25′01″E 1,720
Upington Northern Cape FAUP UTN Upington Airport 28°24′04″S 021°15′36″E 2,791
Venetia Mine Limpopo FAVM Venetia Mine Airport 22°26′53″S 029°20′15″E 2,333
Vereeniging Gauteng FAVV Vereeniging Airport 26°34′12″S 027°57′36″E 4,846
Victoria West Northern Cape FAVW Victoria West Airport 31°24′00″S 023°09′00″E 4,120
Virginia, Durban KwaZulu-Natal FAVG VIR Virginia Airport 29°46′14″S 031°03′30″E 20
Vredenburg / Saldanha Bay Western Cape FASD Vredenburg Airport 32°57′48″S 017°58′12″E 50
Vredendal Western Cape FAVR VRE Vredendal Airport 31°38′35″S 018°32′22″E 330
Vryburg North West FAVB VRU Vryburg Airport 26°58′00″S 024°44′00″E 3,920
Vryheid KwaZulu-Natal FAVY VYD Vryheid Airport 27°47′00″S 030°48′00″E 3,800
Welkom Free State FAWM WEL Welkom Airport 27°59′52″S 026°40′10″E 4,399
Witbank Mpumalanga FAWI Witbank Airport 25°49′56″S 029°11′31″E 5,078
Zeerust North West FAZR Zeerust Airport 25°35′56″S 026°02′32″E 4,258
Military airports
Bloemfontein Free State FABL BFN AFB Bloemspruit[2] / Bloemfontein Airport 29°05′38″S 026°18′14″E 4,457
Cape Town Western Cape FAYP AFB Ysterplaat[3] 33°54′04″S 018°29′00″E 49
Durban KwaZulu-Natal FADN AFB Durban[4] / Durban International Airport 29°57′56″S 030°56′57″E 33
Hoedspruit Limpopo FAHS HDS AFB Hoedspruit[5] / Hoedspruit Airport 24°21′17″S 031°03′01″E 1,738
Langebaanweg / Saldanha Bay Western Cape FALW SDB AFB Langebaanweg[6] 32°58′08″S 018°09′55″E 108
Louis Trichardt (was Makhado) Limpopo FALM AFB Makhado[7] (was AFB Louis Trichardt) 23°09′35″S 029°41′47″E 3,069
Overberg Western Cape FAOB AFB Overberg[8] 34°33′17″S 020°15′02″E 52
Polokwane (was Pietersburg) Limpopo FAPB AFB Pietersburg[9] (disbanded) 23°50′43″S 029°27′31″E 4,076
Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape FAPE PLZ AFS Port Elizabeth[10] / Port Elizabeth Airport 33°59′24″S 025°36′37″E 226
Pretoria Gauteng FAWK AFB Waterkloof[11] 25°49′40″S 028°13′15″E 4,940
Pretoria Gauteng FASK AFB Swartkop[12] (Zwartkop) 25°48′35″S 028°09′53″E 4,780
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