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Business aviation in South Africa

Republic of South Africa is in Africa.
South African Civil Aviation Authority - www.caa.co.za

Registered business aircraft:
1,138

Based business air charter operators:
73

Based business aircraft for charter:
317

Business air charter brokers:
18

Most prevalent aircraft types:

1Bell 206B JetRanger85
2Beechcraft Twin Piston83
3Airbus Helicopters H125/AS35080
4Beechcraft King Air 20070
5Cessna Caravan64
6Beechcraft 190062
7Bell 40755
8Pilatus PC-1249
9Bell 206L LongRanger45
10Robinson R6642
11Beechcraft King Air 9032
12Cessna 400 series30
13Let 41019
14Bell 22217
15Piper PA-46 Meridian/M-Class17
16Eurocopter BK11717
17Piper twin piston17
18Airbus Helicopters H13015
19Beechcraft King Air 30013
20Agusta A11913
21Bell 43012
22Pilatus PC-611
23Citation 500/50110
24Agusta A10910
25Hawker 750/800/90010
26Jetstream 31/4110
27Airbus Helicopters H1208
28Beechcraft Premier8
29Twin Commander8
30MDH 5008
31Bell 505 Jet Ranger X8
32Learjet 458
33Piper PA-46 Malibu/Mirage7
34Citation 550/5517
35Airbus Helicopters H215/H225/AS3327
36Bell 2306
37125-7006
38Sikorsky S-766
39Enstrom 4805
40Falcon 505
41Learjet 24/255
42Bell 4125
43Global 6000/Express/XRS4
44Daher Kodiak4
45Citation Mustang4
46Challenger 3004
47AgustaWestland AW1394
48Embraer EMB-1204
49Learjet 35/364
50Boeing B-7374
51Falcon 9003
52Fairchild Dornier Envoy 33
53Citation M23
54Bell 204/2053
55Gulfstream GIII3
56Eurocopter BO1053
57De Havilland DHC-8 D3
58Cessna 4413
59Challenger 6003
60Falcon 900EASy3
61Aerospatiale SA316/8/93
62Embraer ERJ-1353
63Cessna 4253
64Airbus Helicopters AS3653
65Pilatus PC-243
66TBM700/850/9003
67Falcon 10/1003
68Piper PA-31T2
69Beechjet 4002
70Falcon 20002
71Challenger 6012
72Cessna F406 Caravan2
73Learjet 602
74Airbus Helicopters H1452
75Hawker 40002
76Citation Sovereign2
77Citation 5602
78Tecnam P2006T2
79Embraer Phenom 3002
80Aerospatiale SA330J2
81BAe1462
82Beechcraft King Air 1002
83HS125 series 1-32
84Eurocopter AS3552
85Falcon 2000 EASy2
86Mitsubishi MU-22
87Embraer Phenom 1001
88Nextant 400XT1
89Boeing B-7671
90Embraer EMB-1101
91MDH 520N1
92Learjet 551
93Boeing BBJ11
94Aerospatiale SA315B1
95Gulfstream GI1
96Gulfstream GIIB1
97PAC 750XSTOL1
98Dornier Do3281
99Airbus Helicopters H155B1
100Citation 6501
101Citation Latitude1
102Airbus Helicopters H1351
103Bell 2121
104Challenger 6041
105Citation 560XL1
106Diamond Twin Star1
107Falcon 20/2001
108Cessna CitationJet/CJ11
109Gulfstream GII1
110Eclipse 500 series1
111Britten Norman BN2T1
112Piper PA-421
113Britten Norman BN-2 Islander1
114Bell 4291

Major business aviation airports:

1Johannesburg (Lanseria)56  business aviation companies active
2Johannesburg (O.R. Tambo Int'l)28
3Cape Town28
4Pretoria (Wonderboom)20
5Johannesburg (Grand Central)17
6Johannesburg (Rand)12
7Durban (Virginia)10
8George8
9Port Elizabeth6
10Nelspruit (Kruger Mpumalanga International)5
11Durban (King Shaka International)5
12Richards Bay4
13Bloemfontein (New Tempe)4
14East London4
15Nelspruit3
16Kimberley3
17Bloemfontein (Bram Fischer Intl)3
18Upington3
19Pietermaritzburg2
20Polokwane (Gateway International)2
21Pretoria (Kitty Hawk)1
22Vereeniging1
23Mthatha1
24Kruger Park/Skukuza1
25Brakpan-Benoni1
26Bethlehem1
27Sun City (Pilanesberg International)1
28Durban International1
29Zeerust/Zeerust Muni0
30Witbank0
31Welkom0
32Warmbaths0
33Vryburg0
34Vredendal0
35Victoria West0
36Venetia0
37Vanderbijlpark0
38Ulundi/Prince M Buthelezi0
39Tzaneen0
40Tswalu0
41Thohoyandou/P R Mphephu0
42Thaba N'chu0
43Swellendam/Hendrik Swellengrebel0
44Springs0
45Springbok0
46Sinoville/Freeway0
47Secunda0
48Saldanha Bay/Vredenburg0
49Sabi Sabi0
50Rustenburg0
51Robertson0
52Queenstown0
53Potchefstroom0
54Postmasburg/Tommy's Field0
55Port St. Johns0
56Port Alfred0
57Plettenberg Bay0
58Pilgrims Rest0
59Pietersburg/Pietersburg Muni0
60Phalaborwa (Kruger Park Gateway)0
61Pays0
62Oudtshoorn0
63Nylstroom0
64Newcastle0
65Mkuzi0
66Middelburg/Mpumalanga0
67Margate0
68Malelane0
69Malamala0
70Mahikeng/Mmabatho International0
71Louis Trichardt0
72Lime Acres Finsch0
73Lichtenburg0
74Ladysmith0
75Kuruman/Johan Piernaar0
76Kroonstad0
77Koster/Koster(morningside Farm) Messina0
78Komatipoort0
79Klerksdorp0
80Kleinsee0
81Sishen0
82Heidelberg0
83Harrismith0
84Harmony0
85Greytown0
86Grahamstown0
87Graaff Reinet0
88Gariep Dam0
89Ficksburg Sentraoes0
90Ermelo0
91Calvinia0
92Bothaville0
93Bisho/Bhisho-Bulembu0
94Alexander Bay0
95Aggeneys0

Business aviation suppliers in South Africa

Maintenance  41   •   Completions  1   •   Training  8

Luxaviation vice president, Africa Gavin Kiggen.

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ExecuJet South Africa is celebrating its charter fleet expansion and growing recognition of the company's outstanding safety standards.

September 12, 2022   Full report

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Luxaviation adds six to global fleet

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September 2, 2022   Full report

Starlite Aviation Training Academy has inaugurated a mission training facility at its flying academy at Mossel Bay, South Africa.

First mission training facility comes to Africa courtesy of Starlite

Starlite Aviation, one of Africa's largest aviation providers, has unveiled a commercially available rotary and fixed wing aviation mission training facility at Mossel Bay in South Africa.

August 16, 2022   Full report

New from the factory in 2022, it can carry up to eight passengers.

King Air 260 joins ExecuJet Africa charter fleet

The King Air 260 will provide charter opportunities across Africa from its base at Lanseria International airport. Popular destinations could include Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

July 7, 2022   Full report

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