Francistown Airport

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Francistown International Airport

Francistown Air Base
Airport typePublic/Military
OperatorCivil Government, Botswana Defence Force
Elevation AMSL3,312 ft / 1,009 m
Coordinates21°09′35″S 27°28′30″E / 21.15972°S 27.47500°E / -21.15972; 27.47500Coordinates: 21°09′35″S 27°28′30″E / 21.15972°S 27.47500°E / -21.15972; 27.47500
FRW is located in Botswana
Location of the airport in Botswana
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 2,230 7,316 Asphalt
13/31 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] Google Maps[2]

Francistown International Airport (IATA: FRW, ICAO: FBFT) is an airport serving Francistown, Botswana. The airport is on the western edge of the city.

The Francistown VOR-DME (Ident: FTV) is located on the field.[3]

The new terminal building opened in 2011 and the old terminal at the eastern end of the airport was transferred to the Botswana Defence Force.[4]

Airline and destinations[edit]

Air BotswanaGaborone, Johannesburg–OR Tambo

Botswana Defence Force Air Wing[edit]

Francistown is home to Botswana Defence Force Air Wing's Z3 Transport(Liaison) Squadron and Z12 Transport Squadron. It is located in the old terminal building at the east end of the airport.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Airport information for FRW at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Google Maps – Francistown
  3. ^ "Francistown VOR-DME (FTV) @ OurAirports". Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  4. ^

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