Skukuza Airport

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Skukuza Airport
Comair Douglas DC-3 1973 Bor.jpg
A Comair Douglas DC-3 at Skukuza in 1973
Airport typePublic
ServesKruger National Park
LocationSkukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Hub forAirlink
Elevation AMSL1,020 ft / 311 m
Coordinates24°57′39″S 031°35′19″E / 24.96083°S 31.58861°E / -24.96083; 31.58861Coordinates: 24°57′39″S 031°35′19″E / 24.96083°S 31.58861°E / -24.96083; 31.58861
FASZ is located in Mpumalanga
Location of airport in Mpumalanga province
Location of Mpumalanga in South Africa
Mpumalanga in South Africa.svg
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 1,550 5,085 Asphalt
Sources: South African AIP,[1] DAFIF[2][3]

Skukuza Airport (IATA: SZK[4], ICAO: FASZ) is an airport in the Kruger National Park and located at Skukuza,[2] in the Mpumalanga province in South Africa.[2] The airport was established in 1958 and was named in honour of James Stevenson-Hamilton, the first warden of the Kruger national park.


The airport is at an elevation of 1,020 feet (311 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 17/35 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,550 by 30 metres (5,085 ft × 98 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinkArathusa, Cape Town, Johannesburg-O. R. Tambo,[5][6] Londolozi,[7] Nelspruit,[7] Phinda,[8] Ulusaba


  1. ^ a b "Aerodrome chart for FASZ – SKUKUZA" (PDF). South African Civil Aviation Authority. Effective 8 July 2004. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ a b c Airport information for FASZ from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. ^ Airport information for SZK at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (SZK: Skukuza)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved 17 June 2013.
  5. ^ Wild Card Blog: Skukuza flights to resume after 10 years Archived 2015-12-22 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 15 June 2014
  6. ^ a b
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