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International Minor Airports

Airports of Entry for the Common Customs Area

Minor Airports

Private Licensed Aerodromes

 

International Major Airports

The aerodrome of entry and departure for international air traffic where all formalities concerning Customs, Immigration, Health, Animal and Plant quarantine and similar procedures are carried out and where air traffic services are available. 

CITY/AIRPORT NAME LOCATION
FRANCISTOWN/ Francistown 21 09 38 .77S 027 28 54E
GABORONE/ Sir Seretse Khama Airport 24 32.21S 025 55.08E
KASANE/ Kasane 17 39 51.05S 025 09 45.63E
MAUN/ Maun 19 58 19.60S 023 25 47.62E
SELEBI-PHIKWE/ Selebi-Phikwe 22 03 23.76S 027 49 13.65E

 

International Minor Airports

CITY/AIRPORT NAME LOCATION
Entry and departure for international air traffic, with limited/restricted facilities and where Air Traffic Services is not provided.
GHANZI/Ghanzi 21 41 48.90S 021 39 11.80E

 

Airports of Entry for the Common Customs Area

CITY/AIRPORT NAME LOCATION
GHANZI/Ghanzi 21 41 48.90S 021 39 11.80E
JWANEG/Jwaneng 24 36S 024 40E
LIMPOPO VALLEY/Limpopo Valley 22 11 25.05S 029 07 35.25E
ORAPA/Orapa 21 16S 025 19E
SHAKAWE/Shakawe 18 22S 021 49E

 

Minor Airports

There are no facilities at these aerodromes. When operating at these aerodromes, pilots must overfly and inspect the landing area before landing.

CITY/AIRPORT NAME LOCATION
BOKSPITS/Bokspits 26 53S 020 42E
GOODHOPE/Goodhope 25 26 06S 025 24 31E
GUMARE/Gumare 19 20S 022 09E
GWETA/Gweta 20 11S 025 12E
HUKUTSI/Hukutsi 23 59S 021 45E
KAA/Kaa 24 20S 020 38E
KANG/Kang 23 41S 022 49E
KANYE/Kanye 25 03S 025 19E
MAKALAMABEDI/Makalamabedi 23 41S 022 49E
MAMUNO/Mamuno 22 17S 020 03E
MOTOPI/Motopi 20 11S 024 10E
NATA/Nata 20 14S 026 10E
NOKANENG/Nokaneng 19 20S 022 10E
PALAPYE/Palapye 22 33S 027 08E
SERONGA/Seronga 18 50S 022 25E
SHAKWE/Shakawe 18 22S 021 49E
TSAU/Tsau 20 10S 022 27E
TSABONG/Tsabong 26 02S 022 24E
TSODILO HILLS/Tsodilo Hills 18 47S 021 45E
XAKANAKA/Xakanaka 19 12S 023 26E

 

Private Licensed Aerodromes

Private aerodromes are licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) on annual basis to ensure compliance with certain minimum standards. The private aerodromes are licensed under category ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, or ‘D’ as follows:

License Category ‘A’: Aerodromes intended for handling aircraft operations involving the public transport of passengers, mail or cargo including aircraft exceeding maximum weight authorized of 5,700 kg.

License Category ‘B’: Aerodromes intended for handling aircraft operations involving the public transport of passengers, mail or cargo utilizing aircraft not exceeding maximum weight authorized of 5,700 kg.

License Category ‘C’: Aerodromes intended for handling aircraft operations involving the public transport of passengers, mail or cargo utilizing aircraft not exceeding maximum weight authorized of 3,500 kg.

License Category ‘D’: Aerodromes intended for private use utilizing aircraft not exceeding maximum weight authorized of 5,700 kg.

These aerodromes are licensed on annual basis. The period of validity of the license is promulgated by ‘NOTAM’ Notice-to-Airmen. Many of these aerodromes are situated in remote regions; therefore, up to-date information regarding the serviceability of the aerodromes is not always available.

Some of these aerodromes may be abandoned in the rainy season- November to April approximately. These aerodromes can only be used by the prior permission of the owner, from whom full details of the aerodrome license validity and its serviceability can be obtained.

Pilots must over-fly and inspect these aerodromes thoroughly before landing since most of these aerodromes are not fenced. Pilots, after takeoff from any of these aerodromes, must broadcast their intentions so that other traffic in the vicinity would be aware of their position.

These aerodromes are not available for aircraft takeoff and landing during the night and in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) except where specifically permitted.

These aerodromes are listed in the Botswana Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP) document, contact address:

 

Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana

Letsama Office Park

Plot 61920

Aeronautical Information Services

P. O. Box 250

Gaborone