Eros is a busy hub of general aviation, which includes Wilderness Air, Bay Air, Westair Aviation, Scenic Air, with Air Namibia offering scheduled domestic flights. The airport is one of the busiest airports in the SADC region. It is the host to commercial, private, and scheduled traffic ranging from high performance jet aircraft to Cessna 152 trainers. The majority of traffic comes from the general aviation charter market, consisting mainly of the Cessna 210 aircraft, which is the most commonly used aircraft for charter and fly-in safaris in Namibia. Scenic-Air operates a regular charter service from Eros Airport, using Cessna Centurion equipment. The airport handles approximately 150 to 200 movements per day (around 50,000 per year). In 2016, the airport served 74 356 passengers.Wilderness Air offers regular transfers to Kasane in Botswana, Livingstone and Lusaka in Zambia, and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. In April 2018, Westair Aviation files scheduled passenger services to 6 new destinations in Namibia and South Africa.
The airport resides at an elevation of 5,575 feet (1,699 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 01/19 is the primary runway measuring 2,229 by 30 metres (7,313 ft × 98 ft) and 09/27 is the secondary runway measuring 1,005 m × 30 m (3,297 ft × 98 ft). Other facilities on offer include car rentals, retail, food and beverages, advertising and aircraft hangars. The aerodrome reference code is 3C. The aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting has a Category 4 certification.
In January 2008, a Cessna 210 crashed after take off killing the pilot and all 6 tourists on board. The accident was ruled to be caused by pilot error, according to the Directorate of Aircraft Accident Investigations.