Ladysmith Airport

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Ladysmith Airport
South Africa-Ladysmith Aerodrome-01.jpg
Ladysmith Airport seen from Platrand
Airport type Public
Owner JetVision Holdings Pty Ltd
Operator JetVision Airports Pty Ltd
Location Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Elevation AMSL 3,548 ft / 1,081 m
Coordinates 28°34.8′S 029°45.2′E / 28.5800°S 29.7533°E / -28.5800; 29.7533Coordinates: 28°34.8′S 029°45.2′E / 28.5800°S 29.7533°E / -28.5800; 29.7533
LAY is located in KwaZulu-Natal
Location in KwaZulu-Natal
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 1,200 3,937 Asphalt
Source: South African AIP,[1] DAFIF[2][3]

Ladysmith Airport (IATA: LAYICAO: FALY) is an airport serving Ladysmith,[1] a town in the KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa.


The airport is located on the outskirts of town just below Platrand at 28°34′48″S 29°45′10″E / 28.58000°S 29.75278°E / -28.58000; 29.75278 (Ladysmith Aerodrome) at an elevation of 3,548 feet (1,081 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 11/29 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,200 by 15 metres (3,937 ft × 49 ft).[1] NDB is LY397.5 and VOR is LYV116.5. The airport is now managed by JetVision Airports Pty Ltd,


  1. ^ a b c "Aerodrome chart for FALY – LADYSMITH" (PDF). South African Civil Aviation Authority. 8 July 2004. 
  2. ^ Airport information for FALY from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. ^ Airport information for LAY at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).

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