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BAN's World Gazetteer

Business aviation in South Africa

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

Registered business aircraft:
1,089

Based business air charter operators:
68

Based business aircraft for charter:
343

Business air charter brokers:
20

Most prevalent aircraft types:

1Bell 206B JetRanger77
2Beechcraft Twin Piston76
3Airbus Helicopters H125/AS35072
4Beechcraft King Air 20067
5Cessna Caravan66
6Beechcraft 190061
7Bell 40752
8Pilatus PC-1247
9Robinson R6642
10Bell 206L LongRanger41
11Beechcraft King Air 9030
12Cessna 400 series27
13Let 41018
14Piper twin piston17
15Bell 22216
16Piper PA-46 Meridian/M-Class14
17Airbus Helicopters H13014
18Eurocopter BK11714
19Bell 43013
20Agusta A11913
21Pilatus PC-611
22Beechcraft King Air 30010
23Twin Commander10
24Agusta A1099
25Citation 500/5019
26Hawker 750/800/9008
27Jetstream 31/418
28Beechcraft Premier8
29Aerospatiale SA316/8/98
30Airbus Helicopters H215/H225/AS3328
31Citation 550/5517
32Piper PA-46 Malibu/Mirage7
33Sikorsky S-767
34Airbus Helicopters H1207
35Learjet 457
36MDH 5006
37Bell 2306
38Bell 4126
39Pilatus PC-246
40Embraer EMB 1205
41Citation Mustang5
42125-7005
43Embraer Legacy 600/6505
44Enstrom 4805
45Bell 505 Jet Ranger X5
46Embraer ERJ-1355
47Falcon 505
48Cessna 4254
49Learjet 35/364
50AgustaWestland AW1394
51TBM700/850/9004
52Daher Kodiak4
53Boeing B-7374
54Fairchild Dornier Envoy 33
55Airbus Helicopters H1453
56Falcon 9003
57Challenger 6013
58Airbus Helicopters AS3653
59De Havilland DHC-8 D3
60Cessna 4413
61Beechcraft King Air 1003
62Global 6000/Express/XRS3
63Falcon 2000 EASy3
64Challenger 6003
65Eurocopter BO1053
66Falcon 20003
67BAe1462
68Beechjet 4002
69Bell 204/2052
70Aerospatiale SA330J2
71Citation 5602
72Falcon 900EASy2
73Falcon 20/2002
74Cessna CitationJet/CJ12
75HS125 series 1-32
76Citation M22
77Bell 4292
78Gulfstream GIII2
79Learjet 24/252
80Learjet 602
81Tecnam P2006T2
82Falcon 10/1002
83Cessna F406 Caravan2
84Mitsubishi MU-22
85ATR42/721
86Aerospatiale SA315B1
87Boeing BBJ11
88Hawker 40001
89Eclipse 500 series1
90Bell 2121
91Embraer EMB 1101
92Airbus Helicopters H1351
93Citation Sovereign1
94Airbus Helicopters H155B1
95Embraer Phenom 1001
96MDH 520N1
97Cessna Citation CJ21
98Piper PA-421
99Citation Latitude1
100Diamond Twin Star1
101Challenger 6041
102Eurocopter AS3551
103Challenger 3001
104Learjet 551
105Challenger 800 series1
106Citation 560XL1
107Citation 6501
108Piper PA-31T1
109Boeing B-7671
110Dornier Do3281
111Nextant 400XT1
112Britten Norman BN2T1
113PAC 750XL1
114Embraer Phenom 3001
115Gulfstream GII1

Major business aviation airports:

1Johannesburg (Lanseria)54  business aviation companies active
2Johannesburg (O.R. Tambo Int'l)33
3Cape Town27
4Pretoria (Wonderboom)20
5Johannesburg (Grand Central)17
6Johannesburg (Rand)16
7Durban (Virginia)13
8George8
9Port Elizabeth (Chief Dawid Stuurman International)6
10Nelspruit5
11Nelspruit (Kruger Mpumalanga International)5
12Durban (King Shaka International)5
13East London (King Phalo)4
14Upington4
15Richards Bay3
16Bloemfontein (New Tempe)3
17Kimberley3
18Cape Town (Morningstar)2
19Bethlehem2
20Bloemfontein (Bram Fischer Intl)2
21Pietermaritzburg2
22Polokwane (Gateway International)2
23Pretoria (Kitty Hawk)1
24Vereeniging1
25Mthatha1
26Springbok1
27Oudtshoorn1
28Kruger Park/Skukuza1
29Sun City (Pilanesberg International)1
30Zeerust/Zeerust Muni0
31Witbank0
32Welkom0
33Warmbaths0
34Vryburg0
35Vredendal0
36Victoria West0
37Venetia0
38Vanderbijlpark0
39Ulundi/Prince M Buthelezi0
40Tzaneen0
41Tswalu0
42Thohoyandou/P R Mphephu0
43Thaba N'chu0
44Swellendam/Hendrik Swellengrebel0
45Springs0
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
62Nylstroom0
63Newcastle0
64Mkuzi0
65Middelburg/Mpumalanga0
66Margate0
67Malelane0
68Malamala0
69Mahikeng/Mmabatho International0
70Louis Trichardt0
71Lime Acres Finsch0
72Lichtenburg0
73Ladysmith0
74Kuruman/Johan Piernaar0
75Kroonstad0
76Koster/Koster(morningside Farm) Messina0
77Komatipoort0
78Klerksdorp0
79Kleinsee0
80Sishen0
81Heidelberg0
82Harrismith0
83Harmony0
84Greytown0
85Grahamstown0
86Graaff Reinet0
87Gariep Dam0
88Ficksburg Sentraoes0
89Ermelo0
90Calvinia0
91Brakpan-Benoni0
92Bothaville0
93Bisho/Bhisho-Bulembu0
94Alexander Bay0
95Aggeneys0
96Durban International0

Business aviation suppliers in South Africa

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