Moshoeshoe I International Airport

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Moshoeshoe International Airport
Maseru airport (4019614223).jpg
Airport type Public
Operator Department of Civil Aviation
Serves Maseru, Lesotho
Location Mazenod
Elevation AMSL 5,348 ft / 1,630 m
Coordinates 29°27′44″S 027°33′09″E / 29.46222°S 27.55250°E / -29.46222; 27.55250
MSU is located in Lesotho
Location of Airport in Lesotho
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 3,200 10,499 Asphalt
11/29 1,010 3,314 Asphalt
Source: WAD[1] GCM[2] SkyVector[3]

Moshoeshoe I International Airport (IATA: MSU, ICAO: FXMM) is an airport serving Maseru, the capital city of Lesotho. The airport is named in honor of Moshoeshoe I, king of Lesotho in the 1850s. It is in the town of Mazenod, 18 km (11 mi) southeast of downtown Maseru.

Runway length includes a 200 metres (660 ft) displaced threshold on Runway 04.

The Mazenod VOR-DME (Ident: MZV) is 2.0 nautical miles (3.7 km) off the approach threshold of Runway 04. The Beria non-directional beacon (Ident: ME) is 1.35 nautical miles (2.5 km) off the approach threshold of Runway 22.[4][5]


The airport has an elevation of 5,348 feet (1,630 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt runways: 04/22 measuring 3,200 by 45 metres (10,499 ft × 148 ft) and 11/29 measuring 1,010 m × 23 m (3,314 ft × 75 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlink Johannesburg–O. R. Tambo

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Airport information for Moshoeshoe International Airport
  2. ^ Airport information for Moshoeshoe International Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ Moshoeshoe - SkyVector
  4. ^ "Mazenod VOR-DME (MZV) @ OurAirports". Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  5. ^ "Berea NDB (ME) @ OurAirports". Retrieved 2018-08-21.

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