Victoria Falls Airport

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Victoria Falls Airport
VictoriaFallsAirport arrivals.jpg
Victoria Falls Airport terminal from the Tarmac.

IATA: VFAICAO: FVFA

VFA is located in Zimbabwe
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Location of the airport in Zimbabwe
Summary
Airport type Civil
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe
Serves Victoria Falls
Location Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Elevation AMSL 3,490 ft / 1,407 m
Coordinates 18°05′45.17″S 25°50′20.42″E / 18.0958806°S 25.8390056°E / -18.0958806; 25.8390056
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 7,708 2,286 Asphalt

Victoria Falls Airport serves the tourism industry of Victoria Falls and is located 18 km south of the town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe (IATA: VFAICAO: FVFA). The existing runway is capable of handling aircraft up to B737 or A319 or equivalent, however, plans are underway to construct a new 4000m runway that will allow larger aircraft to use the airport. Larger aircraft will mean that the Victoria Falls can be accessed directly by long haul flights from the Americas, Europe and Asia. The expansion of the airport will also include the construction of a new international terminal building and the current one will be converted into an exclusive domestic terminal.

The airport operates 12 hours per day and immigration and revenue services are all available during the operating hours. It offers airport facilities and services, including aircraft parking, cargo and passenger handling, refuelling, weather information, restaurants and duty-free shops. Plans are underway to bring banking facilities which are only found in town. The airport has shuttle services to and from hotels and other places in town. There is a variety of tour operators, car rentals (Avis, Europcar, Budget, Kanondo), offering from small economy to top of the range rental vehicles, as well as reliable taxis at the airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Botswana Maun
Air Namibia Windhoek, Maun
Air Zimbabwe Bulawayo, Harare, Johannesburg-OR Tambo
British Airways operated by Comair Johannesburg-OR Tambo
South African Airways Johannesburg-OR Tambo
Zimbabwe flyafrica.com Johannesburg-OR Tambo

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