Polokwane International Airport

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Polokwane International Airport

Gateway International Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesPolokwane (Pietersburg), South Africa
Elevation AMSL4,076 ft / 1,242 m
Coordinates23°50′43″S 29°27′31″E / 23.84528°S 29.45861°E / -23.84528; 29.45861
Map
PTG is located in Limpopo
PTG
PTG
Location of Airport in Limpopo
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 8,400 2,560 Asphalt
05/23 7,612 2,320 Asphalt
Source: WorldAeroData.com[1]

Polokwane International Airport, formerly known as Pietersburg International Airport or Gateway International Airport (IATA: PTG, ICAO: FAPP), is an airport serving the city of Polokwane (known until 2005 as Pietersburg) in the South African province of Limpopo. The airport is located 5 km north of the city.[2] It opened in 1996 on the site of a former air force base.[3]

The airport has scheduled flights to Johannesburg, with five flights on weekdays, one flight on Saturday and two on Sunday.[4] It handles approximately 5,000 aircraft and 38,000 passengers per year.[3]

Airlines[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Airlink Johannesburg-OR Tambo[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for FAPP at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006., retrieved 2007-11-16.
  2. ^ Limpopo Tourism & Parks: Transportation: By Air, Archived 13 April 2014
  3. ^ a b Gateway International Airport: History Archived 2008-07-14 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ a b Gateway International Airport: Flight Schedule Archived 2008-07-14 at the Wayback Machine.

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