South Africa
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Richards Bay Airport in KwaZulu-Natal of South Africa is situated 5 km from the Richards Bay city.

Richards Bay is an independent airport managed by Indiza Airport Management. Its’ precinct of 36.2894 hectares, with only one runway, lies adjacent to Lake Mzingazi about 5 km from the Indian Ocean. It is a domestic airport offering scheduled flights between Johannesburg and Richards Bay with approximately 100 000 arrivals each year.

Other operations at the airport include air cargo, recreational flying, training, charter and corporate aviation and aviation maintenance.

Airport Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Car rental facilities
  • Flight School
  • Aviation Maintenance
  • Aircraft Charters
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • 24 hour security
  • Fire & Basic First Aid


Richards Bay has a warm climate throughout the year with cooler evenings in the winter months and summer time rainfall.

Summer months, November to March will have average temperatures of between 18˚C and 31˚C.

Winter months, May to August will have average temperatures of between 11˚C and 23˚C.


Various forms of transportation to and from the airport would be hotel shuttles, airport shuttles, hired cars or taxis.

The airport has specified drop-off and pick-up areas and for those traveling with their own vehicles and ample parking is provided.

Travelers are advised to arrive one and a half hours before the departure of domestic flights.

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