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Airports in Zimbabwe

Harare International Airport (HRE)

Overview

Harare International Airport was once a thriving airport with non-stop flights to the UK, Australia and several other countries. Due to political unrest and the economic crisis, there are now few international flights to Harare International Airport, although South African Airways, British Airways, Airlink and Air Zimbabwe still operate flights to major centres in nearby countries such as Johannesburg. Emirates also flies direct from Dubai. The airport is a hub for Air Zimbabwe.

Location

The airport is situated seven miles (12km) southeast of Harare.

Getting to the city

Taxis and coaches are available to the city centre.

Time

Local time is GMT +2.

Contacts

Tel: +263 (0)4 575 164/8.

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Victoria Falls Airport (VFA)

Location

The airport is situated 13 miles (22km) south of Victoria Falls town.

Getting to the city

Buses and taxis are available from the airport.

Time

Local time is GMT +2.

Contacts

Tel: +263 (0)13 4394, (0)13 4255, (0)13 4428.

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Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (BUQ)

Overview

Bulawayo Airport, which recently underwent renovations, is officially named the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport after Joshua Nkomo, the late founder of the Zimbabwe African People's Union. Bulawayo Airport is a small airport with just two runways and just two commercial airlines offering flights in and out. Air Zimbabwe has flights to Harare, Johannesburg and Victoria Falls, while South African Airways offers flights to and from Johannesburg only.

Location

The airport is about six miles (10km) north of central Bulawayo.

Getting to the city

There are no bus or train services from Bulawayo Airport but you can take a taxi or rent a car to get into town.

Time

Local time is GMT +2.

see full airport guide


Harare International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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