Windhoek, Khomas Region, Namibia
|IATA Code||ERS||ICAO Code||FYWE|
Airport (Aerodrome, Airfield)Customs
An airport where customs officials are stationed. The customs airport serves as the gateway for air cargo, where customs procedures are carried out for international air freight.
|Time Zone||+01:00||Phone Number||+264 61 295 5500|
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Eros Airport or Windhoek Eros Airport (IATA: ERS, ICAO: FYWE) is an airport serving Windhoek, the capital and largest city of Namibia. It is located in the Khomas Region, about 5 km (3 mi) south of Windhoek's central business district and was a secondary hub for Air Namibia. Eros is a busy hub of general aviation and some commercial aviation, which includes Wilderness Air, Bay Air, Westair Aviation, Scenic Air. The airport is one of the busiest airports in the SADC region. It is the host to commercial, private, and scheduled traffic ranging from high performance jet aircraft to Cessna 152 trainers. The majority of traffic comes from the general aviation charter market, consisting mainly of the Cessna 210 aircraft, which is the most commonly used aircraft for charter and fly-in safaris in Namibia.
The airport handles approximately 150 to 200 movements per day (around 50,000 per year). In 2016, the airport served 74,356 passengers. Wilderness Air offers regular transfers to Maun in Botswana, Livingstone and Lusaka in Zambia, and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.
The airport resides at an elevation of 5,575 feet (1,699 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 01/19 is the primary runway measuring 2,229 by 30 metres (7,313 ft × 98 ft) and 09/27 is the secondary runway measuring 1,005 m × 30 m (3,297 ft × 98 ft).
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