Victoria Falls Airport

Coordinates: 18°05′45″S 25°50′20″E / 18.09583°S 25.83889°E / -18.09583; 25.83889
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Victoria Falls Airport
Airport typeCivil
OperatorCivil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe
ServesVictoria Falls
LocationVictoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Elevation AMSL3,490 ft / 1,064 m
Coordinates18°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]

Victoria Falls Airport (IATA: VFA, ICAO: 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.


In April 2013, Exim Bank of China provided a $150 million loan to build the airport's new runway, taxiways and a new terminal to increase the airport's capacity from 500,000 to 1.7 million passengers annually.[3]

The airport operates 12 hours per day, with immigration and customs services available. It offers facilities and services including aircraft parking, cargo and passenger handling, refuelling, weather information, restaurants, duty-free shops, and banking facilities. The airport has shuttle services to hotels and other places in town. There is a variety of tour operators and car rentals. The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority has an office stationed on the premises to assist travellers.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at Victoria Falls Airport:

Air Zimbabwe Bulawayo, Harare
Airlink Cape Town,[4] Johannesburg–O.R. Tambo, Mbombela[5]
CemAir Johannesburg–O.R. Tambo[6]
Discover Airlines Seasonal: Frankfurt,[7] Windhoek–Hosea Kutako
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa
Fastjet Zimbabwe Harare,[8] Hwange,[9] Johannesburg–O.R. Tambo,[10] Kariba,[11] Maun,[12] Mbombela[13]
FlyNamibia Windhoek–Hosea Kutako[14]
FlySafair Johannesburg–O. R. Tambo[15]
Kenya Airways Cape Town, Nairobi–Jomo Kenyatta[16]
South African Airways Johannesburg–O.R. Tambo[17]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Airport information for VFA at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ "Airport information for FVFA". World Aero Data. Archived from the original on 5 March 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link) Data current as of October 2006.
  3. ^ "No airlines for new Vic Falls airport".
  4. ^ "SA Airlink adds Victoria Falls service from July 2017". Routesonline. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Airlink 2H23 Malawi / Zimbabwe Network Additions". Aeroroutes. Retrieved 20 June 2023.
  6. ^ "Cemair Adds Johannesburg – Victoria Falls From August 2023". Aeroroutes. Retrieved 26 June 2023.
  7. ^ "Victoriafälle: Eurowings Discover plant neue Langstrecke ab Frankfurt".
  8. ^ Liu, Jim. "FastJet outlines Sep/Oct 2020 operations". Routesonline. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  9. ^ "About Hwange". Retrieved 4 April 2023.
  10. ^ Liu, Jim. "FastJet to resume Victoria Falls – Johannesburg service from Dec 2020". Routesonline. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  11. ^ "About Kariba". Retrieved 4 April 2023.
  12. ^ "Cheap flights to Zimbabwe, South Africa and Botswana".
  13. ^ Liu, Jim. "FastJet plans new routes from July 2020". Routesonline. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  14. ^
  15. ^ "FlySafair To Offer Mozambique, Zambia And Zimbabwe Routes".
  16. ^ "Kenya Airways moves Vic Fals launch".
  17. ^ "SAA Adding New Routes Ahead Of Holidays". Routes Online. Retrieved 3 December 2022.

External links[edit]

Media related to Victoria Falls Airport at Wikimedia Commons