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Airport Overview

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport is an airport located 25 kilometres outside Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. It is the country’s second largest airport, thus after the Robert Mugabe International Airport. The airport operates 16 hours a day, with immigration and customs services available during operating hours. The offered airport facilities include aircraft parking, cargo and passenger handling. Additional facilities include dining, shopping, accommodation, banking, car parking, car rentals and shuttle services.


Airport Location and Contact

Country

Zimbabwe

Province or District

Bulawayo

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport

Bulawayo (25 km)

Airport’s Complete Name

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport 

Latitude

-20.015419

Longitude

28.622408

Elevation (ft and m)

4366 ft / 1331 m

IATA Code

BUQ

ICAO Code

FVJN

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ)

Management Contact Person


NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

No

Runway

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

2588 m x 45 m

Runway Orientation

13/31

Runway Surface

Bitumen – Asphalt

Runway Condition

Good

Runway #2

Runway Dimensions

1347 m x 30 m

Runway Orientation

02/20

Runway Surface

Bitumen – Asphalt

Runway Condition

Good

Airport Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening

Yes

Runway Lighting

Yes

Refuelling Capacity

Yes

Ground Handling Services

Yes

Air Traffic Control

Yes

Fire Fighting Equipment

Yes

Weather Information

Yes

Aircraft Parking Space

Yes

Navigation Aids

Yes

Perimeter Fencing

Yes

Windsock

Yes

 


Fuel Services Charges


Price per Litre USD - $

Jet A-1

Yes - (available by arrangement)

Avgas

No

Royalties / Non-Objection Fees (NOFs)

LANDING FEES FOR DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS:

A/C weight MAUW (Kg)

Fees (US$)

Up to 3 000

15

3 001 - 5000

40

5 001 - 7 500

50

7 501 - 10 000

75

10 001 - 35 000

125

35 001 - 40 000

250

40 001 - 70 000

350

70 001 - 100 000

480

Fixed charge over 100 000 kg plus US$5 per extra tonne

480