Virginia Airport

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Virginia Airport
Airport type Public
Owner eThekwini Municipality
Operator Indiza Airport Management
Serves Durban, South Africa
Elevation AMSL 20 ft / 6 m
Coordinates 29°46′14″S 031°03′30″E / 29.77056°S 31.05833°E / -29.77056; 31.05833Coordinates: 29°46′14″S 031°03′30″E / 29.77056°S 31.05833°E / -29.77056; 31.05833
VIR is located in Durban
Location within the Durban metropolitan area
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 925 3,035 Asphalt

Virginia Airport (IATA: VIRICAO: FAVG) is an airport serving Durban,[1] the largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. This general aviation airport is located 10 kilometres (5.4 nautical miles) north of Durban.

This airport is normally used for the Durban Airshow which is staged every year in the June–July period. Virginia Airport also serves as a testing ground for newly licensed pilots.

Fixed wing training schools
Rotor wing schools
  • JNC Helicopters - Training and Charter
  • Starlight Helicopters - Training and Charter
  • King Shaka Aviation - Training and Charter
  • KZN Aviation - Charter
Fixed wing charter companies


The airport resides at an elevation of 20 feet (6 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 05/23 with an asphalt surface measuring 925 by 22 metres (3,035 ft × 72 ft).[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Airport information for FAVG from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for VIR at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).

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