Since 1974, Lanseria International Airport is South Africa’s only privately owned international airport.
Airport Location and Contact
Province or District
Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport
Johannesburg (41 km NW of the city)
Airport’s Complete Name
Lanseria International Airport
Elevation (ft and m)
4521 ft / 1378 m
Managing Company or Airport Authority
Lanseria International Airport
Management Contact Person
Open From (hours)
Open To (hours)
Description and Contacts of Key Companies
Comair Flight Services
Comair is a business aviation service provider in Africa established in 2007. Based at Lanseria International Airport, CFS provides aircraft charter, aircraft management, aircraft sales and FBO services to the Southern African business aviation market. CFS’s aircraft fleet includes various aircraft types, ranging from single engine turboprops to large business jets and airliners. CFS has been accredited with IBAC’s International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage One certificate in 2018. CFS also received approval from the South African Civil Aviation Authority to operate worldwide as well as “Third Country Operator” (TCO) approval from EASA, allowing the company to operate commercial air transport operations into, within or out of any of the 32 EASA Member States.
Tel: +27 11 540 7640 (24HR)
From its base at Lanseria International Airport, the executive aircraft charter business. NAC’s aircraft fleet includes turboprop aircraft; light, mid-size, super-midsize and heavy corporate jets; as well as various airliners. Charters are provided for every eventuality from presidential, diplomatic and corporate jet charter flights, to incentive travel, lodge transfers and scenic flights.
Fixed Base Operation
NAC’s Fixed Base Operation (FBO) at Lanseria International Airport (ICAO: FALA) offers hangarage, aircraft care and management to arrival, and departure.
Tel: 27 (11) 267 5000
BIDAir offers ground services: passenger handling; customs and immigration; cargo and baggage services; catering; international trip support; security arrangement; ramp handling; crew visa arrangements; slot arrangements; weather/NOTAMS; provision of transport for crew and passengers; hotel accommodation for crew and passengers; fuel arrangement; flight watch; representation and supervision; FPL filing; limousine services; wheel chair services and; VIP passenger meet and greet off commercial flights.
Tel: 27 (11) 701 2110
ExecuJet provides a range of FBO and aircraft aviation solutions at Lanseria International Airport near Johannesburg and at Cape Town International Airport with an FBO facility offering of 5,000 sqm of hangar and 7,000 sqm of dedicated ramp parking.
Tel: +27 11 516 2300
MH Aviation Services
MH Aviation Services (Pty) Ltd is a subsidiary of World Fuel Services, one of the world’s largest fuel resellers.
Flight Support Department
- Flight Planning & Trip Support
- Handling set-ups
- Handling Relocations
- Fuel setups through the Global WFS fuel network
- Catering Orders
- Slot Arrangements
- Weather & NOTAMS
- Hotel / Accommodation Bookings
- Airline bookings
- Assistance with visas
- Transport related bookings (Car Hire,etc)
Tel: 011 609 0123 or 011 659 1176
Spectrem Air is a small group of geophysicists, engineers pilots and aviation and support staff, developing and operating state of the art airborne geophysical systems. The systems are usually applied to mineral exploration, but can also be used in other fields like environmental and water investigations. Spectrem Air LTD is a wholly owned subsidiary of Anglo Operations LTD.
Contact Louis Polomè on 082 453 8008 for more information.
Tel: +27 11 659 1518
Zenith Air is a charter operator based at Lanseria International Airport, north of Johannesburg. Zenith Air provides services including fuel arrangements, hangaring, tie-down and parking and aircraft maintenance.
Tel: +27 72 753 2889
Western Sky FBO
Western Sky is an FBO located at Lanseria International Airport (FALA), South Africa.
VIP Lounge Facilities
- Complimentary Refreshments and snacks
- Washroom & Showers
- TV/WI-FI Internet Access
- Preferential Customs and Immigration Facilitation
- Weather and Flight Planning for crew
- Passenger Transportation and Crew cars
- Hotel and Car Rental Reservations with Preferential rates
- Gourmet Catering
- Ground Handling
- Preferential Parking
- Baggage Handling
- Potable Water
- Lavatory Service
- Interior Cleaning
- Landing & Over flight permits
Tel: +27 (010) 475 0140
For more information on airport contacts, please see the following link: 4.5 Airport Companies Contact List.
Information on some aviation service providers can be found at: http://www.azfreight.com/
Passenger and Cargo Performance Indicator
Due to Covid-19 the figures for 2020 are much lower than normal, for 2019 total movements were 47,411 and passengers 2,480,872.
Performance for 2020
Total Aircraft Movements
Total Capacity of the Airport (MT)
Current Activity of the Airport (MT)
Current use by Humanitarian Flights (UNHAS)
The airport does not have cargo facilities such as ground support equipment, warehousing etc, all cargo currently handled is by forklift or aircraft equipment (C17, IL76) directly onto truck or from truck directly onto aircraft, so the maximum capacity cannot be determined. The airport can accommodate all aircraft with a wingspan of 50m or less.
2995 m X 45 m
Largest Helicopter that can Land
Width and Length (m)
|30 m x 30 m|
Airport Infrastructure Details
JET A-1 fuel
Single Point Refueling
Air Starter Units
Ground Power (mobile)
Pax Transport to Airfield
Ground Handling Services
Fire Fighting Category (ICAO)
Base Operating Room
Parking Ramp Lighting
Approach & Runway Lights
Airport Operating Details
Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Bulk Cargo
Can only off load by forklift, any aircraft with a wingspan of less than 50 m
Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Pallet
|Can only off load by forklift, any aircraft with a wingspan of less than 50m|
Total Aircraft Parking Area (m²)
|3 category D aircraft parking bays and 9 category C aircraft parking bays|
Storage Area (m3 and MT)
Elevators / Hi Loaders
Max Capacity (MT)
Max Height (m)
Airport is ideal for aircraft to truck operations
Customs are governed by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) which operates 24/7, for passengers it’s a very short process through the terminal building, for cargo flights it is conducted at the aircraft. Using a local freight handler/forwarder would be beneficial.
For more information on customs in South Africa, please see the following link: 1.3 Customs Information.
On pre-request and if available a hanger could be made available for short term storage.
Navigational charges are handled by ATNS, the air traffic service provider in South Africa. Their fees are available on the web site www.atns.co.za
Aircraft Weight - MTOW (kg)
0 - 7,000
7,001 - 136,000
136,001 and over
Navigation (per journey) USD - $
$15.00 - $80.00
$95.00 - $924.00
$1000.00 - $1515.00 (@ 250,000kg) each 10,000kg thereafter: $60.00
Landing USD - $
$5.00 - $60.00
$74.00 - $1,400.00
Beyond 102,000 – each 2,000kg or part thereof = $20.00
Night Landing USD - $
Night Take-Off USD - $
$22.00 - $125.00
150,000 – 200,000 kg : $150.00
>200,000kg each 50,000kg or part thereof: $25.00
Fuel Service Charges
The fuel price changes on a weekly to monthly basis due to and based on the purchase price from the oil companies, therefore the price below could change anytime.
Price per Litre USD - $
Cargo Terminal Charges
No cargo terminal building available.
Type of Charge
Rate USD - $ per kg
Break Bulk Fee
Normally aircraft to vehicle transfer
Strong Room – per consignment
Cold Storage Fee
Delivery Outside Normal Working Hours
Preparation of substitute AOA – Invoice – Receipt
Storage per Day
But can be arranged if space is available
Handling Charges – Un-palletized Cargo
International Air Waybill
Local Air Waybill
Air Way Bill Amendment - Cancellation
Air Way Bill Documentation
Normally done vehicle to aircraft transfer
Storage Charges per Day
- 24-hour Security Control
- Full Baggage Screening
- Complies with all Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Requirements
- 24-hour Permit Office
- 24-hour Armed Reaction
- Access Permits are required to enter air side. Application forms as well as terms and conditions are available from Lanseria Management.
Tel: +27 11 367 0300
Fax: +27 11 701 3261
Lanseria International Airport Security Regulations
The Aviation Act and ICAO requires that all persons and vehicles entering the airside of an airport, are searched.
There are 3 types of Access Permits:
- Vehicle Permit.These permits are issued for company vehicles that are required on the airside of the airport. All vehicles must be registered in the applying company’s name. If the vehicle does not require registration then it must be clearly marked with the company’s logo and identification number of not less than four characters. All drivers of company vehicles must have completed the Airside Induction course or have similar qualifications.
- Visitor Permit.These permits allow a person to enter the technical areas of the airport to visit or do business with a tenant and such persons must at all times be accompanied by a permitted person.
- Personal Permit. These permits are issued to persons that require access to the airport. They have photos of the holders on the front, with all personal and company details indicated on the permit which must be visible at all times when at the airport.
Permit office fax: 086 225 0577
For security permits, please contact compliance duty officer on: 082 780 4568