Sir Seretse Khama International Airport

Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana > Sir Seretse Khama International Airport
Sir Seretse Khama International Airport(FBSK) is located about 10 km north of the city of Gaborone, one hour flight from Johannesburg and two hours flight from Harare. This airport was opened in 1984 and offers large capacity to handle regional and international traffic and has the largest passenger movement in the country.
The runway is 4000 m long and 45 m wide. The runway pavement is of concrete. The runway strength is designated as Pavement Classification Number (PCN) 75/R/B/W/T.
 The runway is oriented West-East (08-26) and is edged with two 7.5 m wide shoulders and two 60 m long stopways. Its maximum longitudinal slope is 0.2% and its average slope is 0.08 %. These characteristics are in accordance with ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs).

Air Services, Sir Seretse Khama International Airport

There are currently no ongoing projects.

Flight Info, Sir Seretse Khama International Airport

Airport Manager
Airport Manager
Phone: +267 3914401
Officer in Charge Airport Police
Officer in Charge Airport Police
Phone: +267 3909935
Rescue Coordination Centre
Rescue Centre
Phone: +267 3914403
Principal Air Traffic Control Officer
Principal Air Traffic Control Officer
Phone: +267 3914404
Area Control Centre
Area Control Centre 24 hours
Phone: +267 3959440

Air Service Operators

List of SSKIA Operators
  • Motor Centre
  • Kasac
  • Major Blue
  • Senn Foods
  • Choppies
  • Farmers ( hanger no 13)
List of Scheduled Air Services
  • Air Botswana
  • SA Air link
  • Ethiopian Airlines
List of Non-Scheduled Operators
  • Mack Air

Airport Security

Passengers Security
Attention All Passengers

Passengers Information

  • Security measures are taken to inspect persons and property being brought into  restricted areas of airports and on all departing passengers, baggage and cargo.
  • Refusal to submit to inspection will result in prohibition to enter an airport  restricted area or to board an aircraft.
  • There is an international restriction on the carriage of Liquids, Aerosol and  Gels (LAGs) on board aircraft.  Passengers are allowed to carry a total of 100 ml  in a Security Temper Prove Bags (LAGs) in their carry-on baggage.
  • A passenger who has taken excess alcohol will not be allowed access into any airport restricted areas or board the aircraft.


Public Information

  • All vehicles are to be parked in the car park for a limited time, for example, five days for persons who are travelling by air.
  • The car park may have specific parking areas, depending on the length of stay in the parking area.

Civil Aviation Authority is not liable for damage or theft of vehicle or property.

  • Parking is not allowed in front of terminal building or on restricted areas.
  • Please be adviced that visitors parking at SSKIA is charged starting from 30 minutes onward.
  • The public is only allowed access into public areas of passenger terminal buildings.
  • Access to departure lounges is restricted to travelers, with valid boarding passes.
  • Parties, rallies, campaigns and similar events are not allowed at airports. Events  such as formal reception of celebrities, clubs, conference participants, etc, must  be done through formal approval and the organizers will be required to comply with  all security and public safety requirements
  • Loitering, soliciting and similar conducts are not allowed at airports.