Victoria Falls Airport

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Victoria Falls Airport
VictoriaFallsAirport arrivals.jpg
Airport type Civil
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe
Serves Victoria Falls
Location Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Elevation AMSL 3,490 ft / 1,064 m
Coordinates 18°05′45″S 25°50′20″E / 18.09583°S 25.83889°E / -18.09583; 25.83889Coordinates: 18°05′45″S 25°50′20″E / 18.09583°S 25.83889°E / -18.09583; 25.83889
VFA is located in Zimbabwe
Location in Zimbabwe
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 4,000 13,123 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] WAD[2] Google Maps[3]

Victoria Falls Airport (IATA: VFAICAO: FVFA) is an international airport serving the Victoria Falls tourism industry, and is 18 kilometres (11 mi) south of the town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

The Victoria Falls VOR-DME (Ident: VFA) is located on the field.[4]


In April 2015, Exim Bank of China had provided a $150 million loan to extend the airport's runway, build taxiways and a new terminal to increase the airport's capacity from 500,000 to 1 million passengers annually.[5]

The airport operates 12 hours per day, with immigration and customs services available during operating hours. It offers airport facilities and services, including aircraft parking, cargo and passenger handling, refuelling, weather information, restaurants, and duty-free shops. Plans are underway to bring banking facilities that are only found in town. The airport has shuttle services to hotels and other places in town. There is a variety of tour operators, car rentals (Avis, Europcar, Budget, Kanondo).

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Botswana Maun
Air Namibia Windhoek-Hosa Kutako, Maun (ends 30 October 2016)
Air Zimbabwe Bulawayo, Harare, Johannesburg-OR Tambo
British Airways
operated by Comair
Johannesburg-OR Tambo
Fastjet Zimbabwe Harare, Johannesburg-OR Tambo
South African Airways Johannesburg-OR Tambo

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Airport information for VFA at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Airport information for FVFA at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
  3. ^ Google Maps - Victoria Falls
  4. ^ SkyVector Aeronautical Charts
  5. ^ CAAZ struggling to lure airlines to new Vic Falls airport, says official , 22/04/2015 00:00:00, by The Source,

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