Kimberley Airport

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This page refers to the South African airport. For the early microcomputer, see KIM-1.
Kimberley Airport
IATA: KIMICAO: FAKM
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Company South Africa
Location Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa
Elevation AMSL 3,950 ft / 1,204 m
Coordinates 28°48′06″S 24°45′49″E / 28.80167°S 24.76361°E / -28.80167; 24.76361Coordinates: 28°48′06″S 24°45′49″E / 28.80167°S 24.76361°E / -28.80167; 24.76361
Website http://www.airports.co.za/airports/kimberley
Map
KIM is located in Northern Cape
KIM
KIM
Location in the Northern Cape
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
10/28 2,439 8,002 Asphalt
Sources: South African AIP,[1] DAFIF[2][3]
Six Romanian aviators and cpt. Fisher (airport chief, middle) at Kimberley Airport, 1935-04-24

Kimberley Airport (IATA: KIMICAO: FAKM) is an airport serving Kimberley,[2] the capital city of the province of Northern Cape in South Africa.

Facilities[edit]

The airport is at an elevation of 3,950 feet (1,204 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 02/20 measuring 3,000 by 46 metres (9,843 ft × 151 ft) and 10/28 measuring 2,439 by 46 metres (8,002 ft × 151 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Airlink Cape Town, Johannesburg-OR Tambo
Fly Blue Crane Cape Town, Johannesburg-OR Tambo [4]
South African Express Johannesburg-OR Tambo

Traffic statistics[edit]

Annual passenger traffic [5]
Year Passengers  % Change
2006 129,037 Increase31.5%
2007 147,275 Increase14.1%
2008 155,615 Increase5.7%
2009 130,506 Decrease11.6%
2010 132,756 Increase1.7%
2011 135,939 Increase2.4%
2012 153,125 Increase12.6%
2013 152,667 Decrease0.3%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Aerodrome chart for FAKM – KIMBERLEY" (PDF). South African Civil Aviation Authority. 10 May 2007. 
  2. ^ a b Airport information for FAKM from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. ^ Airport information for KIM at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2015/08/28/7b-sep15/
  5. ^ "ACSA Passenger Statistics". Airports Company South Africa. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 

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