Francistown Airport

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Francistown International Airport
Francistown Air Base
Airport type Public/Military
Operator Civil Government, Botswana Defence Force
Serves Francistown
Elevation AMSL 3,312 ft / 1,009 m
Coordinates 21°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: FRWICAO: 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]

Airlines Destinations
Air Botswana Gaborone, 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.

Civil Aviation Authority Francistown[edit]

  1. Girls in ICT[5] 2017 being trained on how the airplane pilots communicate with the base operator on the network, see images below:

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