Kruger Mpumalanga Airport, Mpumalanga
The Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, (also referred to as KMIA) is a privately owned airport, operated by Primkop Airport Management (Pty) Ltd. The airport was constructed in an African theme with the Airport Terminal building being under thatch. The unique 7350m² structure blends in with the surrounding bushveld terrain and has become a favourite landmark among passengers and visitors alike.
KMIA has opened up the skies over Nelspruit for both international and local travellers to the Mpumalanga province and the greater Kruger Park region. The airport marks the official port of entry of Mpumalanga and is situated just 23 kms from the town of Nelspruit and 14 kms from White River. The Kruger National Park is a very pleasant and scenic 30 minute drive from the airport.
Kruger Mpumalanga Airport is also commonly referred to as "Kruger Airport" in the aviation and tourism industry. KMIA is an ICAO approved International Airport, with a runway of 3,100m x 60m, that can accommodate Boeing 737, 747, 767 and Airbus series. Facilities at Kruger Mpumalanga Airport include a restaurant, Coffee Shop and a Curio Shop. For the travellers convenience there is a Bureau de Change and an ABSA Automated Teller Machine (ATM).
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The largest game reserve in South Africa, the Kruger National Park is larger than Israel. Nearly 2 million hectares of land that stretch for 352 kilometres (20 000 square kilometres) from north to south along the Mozambique border, is given over to an almost indescribable wildlife experience. Certainly it ranks with the ... more information
Guided day trips to the Kruger National Park: The largest game reserve in South Africa, the Kruger National Park is nearly 2 million hectares of land that stretch for 20 000 square kilometres, given over to an almost indescribable wildlife experience. Certainly it ranks with the best in Africa and is a flagship ... more information
One of the main reasons to visit Nelspruit, the Lowveld National Botanical Garden lies just outside of town, a beautiful 159 hectare space dominated by rugged, rocky river scenery, and home to over 600 naturally occurring plant species, and a further 2000 that have been introduced to the ... more information
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