Hwange National Park Airport was opened in 1971 after the completion of its construction, which had started in 1969. The airport serves as a gateway into Hwange National Park, the largest National Park in Zimbabwe and home to the Big Five (5) namely; Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard and Rhino and numerous other animal and bird species.
The airport is located 80 km away from Hwange town and 180 km from Victoria Falls town.
Facilities and Services
Runway is 4,600 meters long and 30 meters wide and has a capacity to handle a Boeing 737-200 aircraft or equivalent.
The passenger terminal building has a capacity of handling up to 250 passengers per peak hour.
Air traffic control services are available from Monday to Friday between 0800 and 1630 hours, during weekend, aircraft may land or take off using unmanned airport procedures.
We have fire and rescue services with firefighting equipment classified under Category 5
Meteorological services available everyday between between 6 am to 5pm