Airports

About Aerodromes and Facilities

The Aerodromes and Facilities Department is responsible for licensing of aerodromes and heliports, approval of helistops and registration of aerodromes, as outlined in Part 139 of the South African Civil Aviation Regulations.

Sections within the Department

  1. Aerodrome Infrastructure – Civil Infrastructure, Electrical Infrastructure, Obstacles
  2. Aerodrome Operations – Aerodrome Quality Management, Rescue and Firefighting Services and Apron Safety Operations 
  3. Category Z Aerodromes and Heliports – Heliports, Helistops and Category Z  Aerodromes 

Aerodrome and Heliport Licensing Requirements

Initial application for Aerodromes and Heliports Licensing Requirements

Please refer to sub-part 2 and 3 of the Civil Aviation Regulations by visiting our legislation portal.

Aerodrome Register

For more information relating to registration on the Aerodrome Register, contact

Airport NameRegistration NumberImportant DangerView
Eagle NestR 105Weight-shift microlight only. Daylight operations only.View
Aeropark Zyn KraalR 010Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required. View
Bhanoyi Aero ParkR 012Daylight operations (0600-1800)View
Victoria WestR 092Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
ZandspruitVR 086Daylight operations only. Max permissible mass (MAUW): 3700 kg. No fueling facilities. Private airfield: Prior Permission to use, signed and completed Indemnity by Pilot in Command strictly required. Only licensed pilots are allowed to land and take-off from the aerodrome. (available from admin@zehoa.co.za). Airstrip is situated in a Private Wildlife and Residential Estate; animals may be on the runway. Trees and buildings along the runway within 100 m from center of airfield, and at Western edge of the airfield. Equestrian Center at approach to runway 17, noise abatement zone – avoid low flying. No training or circuits use of the aerodrome is purely and solely at the risk and discretion of the pilot in command.View
Shikwaru LodgeR 081Caution; Runway is on a game farm and animals could be on the runway, 01 sloping upwards at 0.8°. Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Aviatech River LodgeR 080Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Kwa Siza BantuR 054Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Garonga Safari CampR 079Gradient is about 2 degrees downhill north to south. A hard gravel strip running parallel to a large open area. Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Bona BonaR 101Caution – Left hand circuits on 35 and right hand circuits on 17. Day and night operations, prior permission to land required.View
Knysna AirfieldR 102Caution; Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
BoscobelR 043Pilots to keep a look out for guinea fowls. Runway 28 not recommended for landing because of wind shear. Note: Daylight and night operations, prior permission to land at night required. View
LeppanR 103Caution: Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Singita Sabie Sand (FASP)R 057Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
KibokoR 104Daylight operations only, landing only with prior permission. All aircraft to be flown to the North to avoid flying over the Game Reserve. Caution possible wildlife on the runway. View
P&F Farmers (Pty) LtdR 107Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Dezzi RacewayR 106Airstrip is used periodically for motor racing, it is imperative that prior arrangements are made with the owner (+27 83 257 9461) before landing. Aircraft are encouraged to rather use the Margate Airport.View
Annie LaurieR 109Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
WelgelegenR 110Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
AmsterdamR 111Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
KraaifonteinR 108AVGAS and paraffin available in emergency. Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Bundu InnR 18Daylight only, landing by prior arrangement and for aircraft up to mtow 4 000 kg only. Grass slippery when wet.​ View
Nirvana Aero ClubR 0014Gradient at 3:1 on final 200 meter of 080 which assist with braking. Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
ContermanskloofR 022Hours of operation are daylight only. Microlights and Helicopters only​View
DiemerskraalR 039Daylight operations, prior permission required​View
Douglas Cape (FADC)R 031Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
AerosandR 059Daylight operations, prior permission required.View
Dundi LodgeR 055Hours of operation are VFR  daylight  operations only, light aircraft under 5700Kg.View
Eagle Flight AcademyVR 042View
El Mirrador (FALQ)R 026Daylight only. Prior permission to land required.View
GelukshoopR 005Daylight only. Prior permission to land required; No Exception. Owner not liable for any loss or damages.​View
GernisoR 030Private aerodrome. Caution game on the runwayView
Grootfontein (FAGF)R 021Hours of operation are daylight only.​View
Klein RiverR 038​Hours of operation are daylight operationd only. Microlights and light aircraft.​ View
Lochinvar FarmR 037Hours of operation are VFR,  daylight operations  only,  microlights  and light aircraft.View
Alldays (FAAL)R 040 Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Madikwe Game Reserve  (FAMK)R 033Daylight only.​ View
Madikwe WestR 034​Daylight operations only. No fence. Look out for game on the runway.​ View
MagwaR 016​Daylight operation only (VFR)​View
MatatieleR 049Daylight operations onlyView
Middeldrift FarmR 051Hours of operation are VFR daylight operations only.View
Morningstar (WCMC Club)R 020Hours of operation are daylight only. No aircraft above 3960 lbs (1 800kg) allowed, except by arrangement. Call the airfield manager.View
MunsterR 001​Daylight only. No landings of microlight aircraft, training, including circuits and bumps are permitted. Circuits to be performed to the West of the aerodrome to avoid obstacles.Landing of four seater aircraft, single engined, only allowed by prior permission of Mr Dave Kinsey.​View
Nyoka Ridge AirfieldR 025Private conservation and wildlife research area west of Hartebeesport dam Site of Cape vulture feeding activities. Very large daytime birdstrike danger area for 3nm radius around the airfield. Aircrafts should be vigilant or avoid this as they would in a FAR. Prior permission required to land.​View
PolsonR 008​Daylight only. Prior permission to land required; No Exception. Owner not liable for any loss or damages.​ View
Arathusa Safari Lodge (FAAR)R 056​Daylight operations only, prior permission to land requiredView
Pyramid AirfieldR 024​Hours of operations are from 5am to 6pm. Fuel on request. Fence erected behind threshold runway 33.View
RusticanaR 028VFR daylight operations. Prior permission required.View
Sampour RanchR 032Private aerodrome. Prior permission required. VFR day and night operations only.​View
Sirkel NR 029Private aerodrome, PPR.Caution game on the runway.​View
Square Kilometre Array South AfricaR 041Daylight operations, prior permission required\​View
Sterkloop AirstripR 0013Hours of operations are from dusk until dawn.View
Steytlerville (FALR)R 015Daylight operation only​ View
ThorngroveR 003Daylight only. Landing by prior arrangement and for ac up tomtow 4000kg only. Grass slippery when wet.View
Barberton (FABR)R 011No landing at night without permission. No landings of microlight aircraft, training, including circuits and bumps are permitted. Circuits to be performed to the West of the aerodrome to avoid obstacles..​
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Wagtail AviationR 052​Daylight operationsView
WaterbergR 047Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Winterveld Mine (FAWT)R 0019Daylight operations (06:00-1800)View
Woodlands FarmR 048VFR daylight operations only. Prior permission to land required.View
ZebulaR 006Daylight only. Owner not liable for any loss or damages..View
ZilkaatsR 058Daylight operations, prior permission required.View
Zuikerkop LodgeR 050Daylight operations only. Prior permission to land required.View
DonkerhoekR 064Daylight only. Prior permission to land requiredView
BartelsfonteinR 004Daylight only. Landing at own risk. Cattle may be presentView
Klein GeelbekR 062Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required. View
Tankwa Tented CampR 060VFR daylight operations, prior permission to land required.View
UmkomaasR 063Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Cradock Farms WilgeboschR 065Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Fort D AcreR 066Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
NyumbuR 067Daylight operations only, prior permission to land requiredView
FatcatsR 068Daylight operations only, prior permission to land requiredView
Beacon AirfieldR 053​Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Bat Hawk CityR 070Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Uys HuisR 073Hours of operation are daylight only, Prior permission to land required View
Eva’s FieldR 076Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
KnoppieskraalR 075Daylight operations only, prior permission to land requiredView
Wintervogel Flight ParkR 074Daylight operations only, prior permission to land requiredView
Stutterheim (FATM)R 077Caution – mole hill activity on runways. Caution – runway 28 becomes waterlogged in Summer. Private aerodrome, prior permission to land required. VFR daylight operations only. View
BelladonnaR 009Daylight only. Owner not liable for any loss or damages​>View
Mazzepa Bay (FAMY)R 083Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Naranja AirfieldR 084Daylight operations only, prior permission to land requiredView
Kosmos AerodromeR 082Daylight operations only, prior permission to land requiredView
Sebarakoma AerodromeR 085Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Utopia AirfieldR 087Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Meadow LaneR 088Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Eagle’s Creek Aviation EstateR 089Daylight operations only. Contact Eagle’s Creek website for permission to utilise the airfield.View
Grasslands AirfieldR 090Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required. View
Parys (FAPY)R 093Fence has to be put around the airfield. Day and night operations, prior permission to land required.View
Hoedspruit Civil (FAHT)R 094Runway 35 with 175 m displaced threshold due buildings on approach. No brake-assisted turns on rwy. Use turning loops. Apron in south. Caution; birds, warthogs and other wildlife. Daylight operations only.View
BergplaatsR 007Daylight only. Owner not liable for any loss or damages​<View
De PanneR091Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required. Pan – Not to be used when wet, possible wildlife on runway.View
Springbok OogR 095Private field, no cellphone reception at field. Nearest occupied building 1.8 km North East of field. Beware of animals on the runway.  Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Stilbaai (FACY)R 096Caution strong winds. Airfield is situated within Overberg – FAR147 surface to FL195. Circuit direction: 09 LH Circuit/ 27 RH circuit. Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Volksrust (FAVU)R 097Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Maritz Farm StripR 098Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Firolaz AirfieldR 099Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Lander StripR 061Caution; 4 degrees slope uphill (land 11, take off 29). Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Lamberts Bay (FALB)R 017Airfield newly fenced in, and gates are locked. Although not a problem, please watch out for bird (seagull) activity during some seasons. Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Bultfontein (FABU)R 035Look out for game and cattle on the runway. Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
Nandoni DamR 100Daylight operations only, prior permission to land required.View
 

New Aerodrome Register

NameFile
Greater Kuduland Tshipise R 150Download
Baken Mine R 128.pdfDownload
Bombay R 112.pdfDownload
Chitwa Chitwa R 135Download
De Hoop Airstrip R 147Download
Doornstock R 113Download
Drumsheugh R 129Download
FAPJ R 136Download
Glen Lyon R 131Download
Grootkoppe R 133Download
Incheni Airstrip R 141Download
Inyati Game Lodge R153Download
Kalahari Oryx R 137Download
Karreekloof Private Airstrip R 139Download
Kersefontein R 134Download
Klaserie Camps R144Download
Lapalala Wilderness R 115Download
Matla-Mamba – Marataba R138Download
Murray Ranches R 116Download
Red Sand Safari Lodge R 124Download
RockFig Lodge R 143Download
Sable Lodge R 122Download
Seaview R149Download
Sendelingsdrift – Octha R 140Download
Serapa R 142Download
Shamwari Private Game Reserve R 118Download
Sheasby Aviation R 145Download
Spioenkop R 132Download
STS Meletse R 125Download
Tulela R 127Download
Varsvlei R 121Download
Wittegatpan R 148Download
Wynberg Farm R 114Download
Grosvenor R 152Download
Droevlakte R 155Download
Kapama Private Game Reserve R151Download
Mooi Dink R 157Download
De Punt R 160Download
Reinland R 162Download
Hunters Moon Game Ranch R 161Download
Welgevonden Western Airstrip R 164Download
Welgevonden Main Gate Airstrip R 163Download
Thornybush (FATB) R 168Download
Tebogo R 170Download
Royal Malewane R 167Download
Lombardi R 171Download
Heuningberg R 169Download
Gunsteling R 172Download
Zingela R 175Download
Farm Amsterdam R 173Download
Far North R 176Download
Clanwilliam Nooitgedacht R 174Download
Mkweni R 181Download
Samaria R 180Download
Tutwa Lodge R 187Download
Southern Farms R 186Download
Raap En Skraap R 185Download
Ntsiri (FANI) R 183Download
Klein Pella R 184Download
Eike Boerdery R 182Download
Tampanbrand R190Download
Karoo Gariep R 194Download
Noblesfontein Farm R 191Download
Mooiwater Farm R 192Download
Adamsfontein R189Download
FANdlop-Ndlopfu R 200Download
Swartbosh R 198Download
Elliot R 201Download
Panorama Airfield R 206Download
Ximuwu R 202Download
Shelanti Game Reserve R 203Download
Ratelfontein R 199Download
Kronebloem R 204Download
Buisfontein Airfield R 126Download
Orania Airfield R 208Download
Nyati Wilderness R 209Download
Pearly Beach Airfield R 196Download
Bona Bona Putpan R 188Download
Trollope R 120Download 36 kb
Parklands R 212Download
Royal Thabane R 213Download
Griekwastad R 211Download
Die Boskamp R 214Download
FAMI R 216Download
Stony River R 218Download
Farm Welkom R 219Download
Bushmans Kloof R 217Download
Kalahari Dunes Private Game Reserve R 220Download
Papiesvlakte R 222Download
Donkerkloof R 221Download
Dagab R 223Download
Mankwe Kalahari Lodge R 224Download
Campbell (FACAMP) R 225Download
Boesmanzoen R 226Download
Elephant Plains R 228Download
Khaki R 227Download
Piet Retief Fire Base R 230Download
Wenlock R 236Download
Tolile R 234Download
Cypherkuil Farm R 235Download
Baronmere R 233Download
Spring Farm R 231Download
PSP R 238Download
Labola Eco R 237Download
Vryheid (FAVY) R 241Download
PG Van Zyl R 239Download
Dinaka R 240Download
Thabazimbi (FATI) R 242Download
Pafuri Airstrip R 243Download
Phala Phala Wildlife R 246Download 55 kb
Lumarie R 245Download 55 kb
Tembani R 244Download 54 kb
Inmalkaar Airstrip R 247Download 35 kb
Karans Camp R 249Download 35 kb
Nkomazi Game Reserve R 248Download 36 kb
Satara Airstrip R 250Download 42 kb
Satara Airstrip R 250 AppendixDownload 1204 kb
Aero Farm R 251Download 54 kb
Lovedale R 254Download 36 kb
Leake R 253Download 35 kb
Barland R 252Download 35 kb
Bufland Agri – Naboomspruit R 229Download 54 kb
Ekland Ranch (FAER) R 123Download 55 kb
Nigramoep R 255Download 54 kb
Groot Sleutelfontein R 256Download 55 kb
Ants Nest – Ants Hill R 257Download 54 kb
Sparta Alma R 258Download 54 kb
Mkuze Falls Private Game Reserve R 259Download 54 kb
Phala Ranch R 260Download 55 kb
Sandhurst (FASA) R 261Download 55 kb
Ballito Microlight R 262Download 58 kb
Huntersvlei Airfield R 263Download 36 kb
Blyde Canyon R 265Download 55 kb
Haakdoorn R 264Download 54 kb
Stanford Hills Weltevrede R 266Download 56 kb
Wings Park R 267Download 56 kb
Thandeka Safaris R 268Download 55 kb
Lillie (Selati Game Reserve) R 269Download 55 kb
Vygeboom R 270Download 54 kb
Oudefontein R 275Download 54 kb
Landfontein R 276Download 55 kb
POD Airport R273Download 36 kb
Kent R274Download 36 kb
Khakhi R 271Download 55 kb
Constantia Farm R 277Download 55 kb
Twee Rivieren KTP (FATR) R 272Download 55 kb
Nguni Camp Lodge R 278Download 54 kb
Pamaenons Airstrip R279Download 35 kb
Joubertina (FAJP) R 280Download 54 kb
Postmasburg (FAPT) R 282Download 54 kb
Goodside R 210Download 71 kb
Grootbos R281Download 35 kb
Sterkfontein R 046Download 54 kb
Lander Strip R 061Download 55 kb
Minosota Ranch R 130Download 54 kb
Hoekplaas R283Download 34 kb
Manyaleti R 285Download 54 kb
Vierling R 294Download 55 kb
Zoar R 295Download 55 kb
Sterkwater R 292Download 54 kb
Speenkoppies R 291Download 54 kb
Jagdrift R 290Download 54 kb
Paulpietersburg (FAPC) R 289Download 54 kb
Hlelo R 288Download 54 kb
Eersteling R 287Download 54 kb
Rustplaas R 286Download 54 kb
Utrecht R 293Download 54 kb
Walkersons (FADU) R 296Download 54 kb
Lime Acres R 299Download 55 kb
Barrange R 298Download 55 kb
The Rest Plot 65 R 300Download 55 kb
Phinda (FADQ) R 119Download 50 kb
Hazyview (FAHW) R 232Download 54 kb
Ngala (FANG) R 193Download 43 kb
Kismet R 302Download 54 kb
Twylfhoek R 301Download 54 kb
Spekboomberg R 303Download 55 kb
Sparta Beef R 305Download 54 kb
TKB R 304Download 54 kb
Pongola (FAPL) R 308Download 54 kb
Kenton On Sea (FAKX) R 309Download 55 kb
Glen Avon R 310Download 54 kb
Roodia R 311Download 54 kb
ZZ2 Mooketsi R 313Download 55 kb
Honingkrans R 314Download 54 kb
Watts Landing (FAWG) R 315Download 55 kb
Blombos R 316Download 55 kb
Rosebank R 317Download 55 kb
Babirwa R 318Download 54 kb
Kestell R 320Download 70 kb
Bylshoek Vliegveld R 322Download 55 kb
Thuru Lodge R 321Download 55 kb
Somerset East Airport R307Download 35 kb
Duinbaai R 324Download 55 kb
Potgietersrus Vliegveld Mokopane (FAQR) R 325Download 55 kb
Nampo Park R 154Download 43 kb
Riverside Farm R 326Download 54 kb
Thohoyandou (FATH) R 327Download 53 kb
Crossways Aeropark R 158Download 44 kb
Koingnaas R 117Download 44 kb
Klippan R 329Download 54 kb
Mattanu Private Game Reserve R 330Download 73 kb
Nyane Game Farm R 331Download 54 kb
Mpilo R 334Download 54 kb
Tankwa Private Nature Reserve R 332Download 54 kb
Tshikondeni Aerodrome R335Download 35 kb
Jackalsfontein Airport R336Download 35 kb
Phuza Moya R 339Download 54 kb
Columbus R 333Download 54 kb
Kalahari Lions Safaris KLS R 340Download 55 kb
Qabe Private Safaris R 341Download 55 kb
Mangweni Private Game Reserve R 343Download 42 kb
The Farmstead Hartbeespoort R 342Download 42 kb
Deelkraal Wildlife Reserve R 297Download 43 kb
Mooifontein R 328Download 43 kb
Dezahunt R 344Download 43 kb
Thakasile R 345Download 44 kb
Mofojani Safaris R 346Download 44 kb
White River (Mercy Air) FAWV R347Download 43 kb
Prince Albert R 350Download 44 kb
Ugie (FAUG) R 349Download 44 kb
Bokfontein R 351Download 43 kb
Thorgroue (Cookhouse) R348Download 45 kb
Mckenzies R 159Download 55 kb
Samara Karoo Reserve R 156Download 54 kb
Mkambati R 166Download 55 kb
Moriah Farm R 165Download 55 kb
Lydenburg (FALL) R 179Download 55 kb
Port Nolloth R 177Download 54 kb
Prieska Mine R 178Download 54 kb
Welbedacht R 195Download 36 kb
Grahamstown (FAGT) R 197Download 55 kb
Melton Wold R 207Download 55 kb

Technical Guidance Material

NameFile
TGM For Implemention Of Apron Management ServicesDownload 83 kb
TGM For Ecosystems Species – Wildlife Control ReductionDownload 354 kb
TGM For Declared Distances RESA CalculationDownload 200 kb
TGM For Maintenance For Aerodrome Civil InfrastructureDownload 113 kb
TGM For Maintenance Of Runway Taxiway Lighting SystemsDownload 195 kb
TGM For Surface Movement Guidance Control System (SMGCS)Download 91 kb
TGM For Aerodromes Rescue Fire Fighting ServicesDownload 104 kb
TGM For Calculation Of PCN Of Runway Pavement StrengthDownload 59 kb
TGM For Aerodrome Licensing Or CertificationDownload 90 kb
TGM For The Airside Driving Training ManualDownload 59 kb
TGM For Global Reporting FormatDownload 185 kb
TGM For Establishing And Maintaining EMPsDownload 275 kb
TGM For Local Air Quality (LAQ)Download 190 kb
TGM For Occurences And Incident ReportingDownload 182 kb
TGM For Aerodrome Heliport Environmental Consultative CommitteeDownload 146 kb
TGM For Compilation Of AEMS ManualDownload 82 kb
TGM For Registration Of AerodromesDownload 229 kb
TGM For Registration Of HelistopsDownload 872 kb
TGM For Conducting Aeronautical Studies And Risk Assessment For ADFADownload 1294 kb
TGM For Aeronautical SurveysDownload 1294 kb
TGM For Competency Of Aerodrome Infrastructure PersonnelDownload 1294 kb
TGM For Competency Of Aerodrome Operations PersonnelDownload 1294 kb
TGM For Control Management Of ObstaclesDownload 1294 kb
TGM For Developing An Aerodrome ManualDownload 1294 kb
TGM For Subpart 5 AerodromesDownload 1294 kb
TGM For Developing SMS Manual For Aerodrome Advisory CircularDownload 1294 kb
TGM For The Calculation Of Pavement Bearing StrengthDownload 1294 kb

Airport Traffic and Financial Data

TitleFile
Form I-Airport TrafficDownload 12 kb
Form I-Instructions Airport TrafficDownload 175 kb
Form J-Airport Financial DataDownload 91 kb
Form J-Instructions Airport Financial DataDownload 148 kb

Forms

TitleDescriptionFile
CA 139-54Aerodrome bird and wildlife strike reporting formDownload 105 kb
CA 139-29Checklist for verification of Aerodrome Data to be published in AIPDownload 185 kb
CA 139-32Application for Aerodrome Licence Renewal or AmendmentDownload 98 kb
CA 139-01Application for Initial Aerodrome LicenceDownload 191 kb
CA 139-03Application for approval of helistopDownload 264 kb
CA 139-02Application for heliport licenceDownload 210 kb
CA 139-15Application for registration of an AerodromeDownload 128 kb
CA139-35Application for Aerodrome ApprovalDownload 173 kb