Eros Airport

Eros Airport or Windhoek Eros Airport is an airport serving Windhoek, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia. It is located in the Khomas Region, about south of Windhoek's central business district and a secondary hub for Air Namibia.


Eros is a busy hub of general aviation and some commercial aviation, which includes Wilderness Air, Bay Air, Westair Aviation, Scenic Air, with Air Namibia offering scheduled domestic flights. The airport is one of the busiest airports in the SADC region. It is the host to commercial, private, and scheduled traffic ranging from high performance jet aircraft to Cessna 152 trainers. The majority of traffic comes from the general aviation charter market, consisting mainly of the Cessna 210 aircraft, which is the most commonly used aircraft for charter and fly-in safaris in Namibia. Scenic-Air operates a regular charter service from Eros Airport, using Cessna Centurion equipment. The airport handles approximately 150 to 200 movements per day. In 2016, the airport served 74,356 passengers. Wilderness Air offers regular transfers to Maun in Botswana, Livingstone and Lusaka in Zambia, and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. In April 2018, Westair Aviation files scheduled passenger services to 6 new destinations in Namibia and South Africa. In late July 2019 Air Namibia moves its Lüderitz and Oranjemund operations from Hosea Kutako International Airport to Eros airport.


The airport resides at an elevation of above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 01/19 is the primary runway measuring and 09/27 is the secondary runway measuring. Other facilities on offer include car rentals, retail, food and beverages, advertising and aircraft hangars. The aerodrome reference code is 3C. The aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting has a Category 4 certification.

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