Namibia Airports Company Airports

Hosea Kutako International Airport

Overview

About this NAC Airport

Situated over the Khomas Mountains some forty-five (45) kms east of Windhoek, the Hosea Kutako International Airport is the flagship airport of the Land of the Brave, Namibia.

Originally opened in 1964 under the South African administration, the airport used to be named J.G. Strijdom Airport, after then  Prime Minister of South Africa  and  it was renamed after Namibia’s first nationalist leader Hosea Kutako International Airport in 1990.

The airport handles 800 000 passengers and 14 940 aircraft movements in 2015.  The scheduled airlines calling HKIA are: Air Namibia (Pty) Ltd, South African Airlines (Pty) Ltd, TAAG Angola, Airlink, Condor, South African Express (Pty) Ltd and British Airways (Comair). Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines that services routes to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Luanda, Doha, Addis Ababa, Frankfurt  and Amsterdam amongst others in Africa and Europe. Facilities at HKIA includes  retailers, ground-handlers, restaurants, lounges, which includes truly Namibian cuisines and souvenirs,  bureau de exchange services, car rentals, parking(short and long-term) and tax refund facilities. Transport to and from the airport is available by means of airport shuttles. 

Recent terminal building improvements has seen the expansion and refurbishment of modern duty free restaurant, public parking and VAT tax refund facilities.

As part of the company’s strategic plan, future projects are envisaged to develop and/or upgrade infrastructures and facilities in order to increase airport capacity and the variety and quality of service.

Hosea Kutako International Airport is set to develop a hotel as part of the main airport attraction. Expansion of the terminal building, in-flight kitchen, cargo facilities, and conference facilities are additional projects envisaged by the company as immediate and future prospects. There are also plans to construct a hotel facility at the Airport.

 

 

Runway

Runway information

Runway Category : 4E
Main Runway Length : 4 532 m
Main Runway Width : 45 m
Secondary Runway Length : 1 525 m
Secondary Runway Width : 30 m
Fire Fighting Category : 9

Fuel information

The NAC have contracted the following service providers for efficient supply of fuel to the airlines at Hosea Kutako International Airport: Jet A1 fuel by Enginev.

Facilities

Facilities

Recent terminal building improvements has seen the expansion and refurbishment of modern duty free restaurant, public parking and VAT tax refund facilities.

Facilities and operators include:
  • various aircraft refuelling facilities
  • retailers
  • ground handling
  • six scheduled (6) airlines
  • restaurants
  • lounges
  • postal services
  • tourism information centre
  • bureau de change
  • postal service
  • car rentals
  • short term and long term parking
  • tax refund facilities

As part of the company’s strategic plan, future projects are envisaged to develop and/or upgrade infrastructures and facilities in order to increase airport capacity and the variety and quality of service.


Hosea Kutako International Airport is set to develop a hotel as part of the main airport attraction.

 

Contact Details

Contact Info

PO Box 1, Windhoek, Namibia

Phone: +264 (0) 61 295 5600
Fax: +264 (0) 61 295 5622
E-Mail: pr@airports.com.na