Sabi Sabi airstrip information

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Sabi Sabi Airstrip Facts
Coordinates Latitude:  S 24.949476°
Longitude:  E 31.4505510°
Length: 1.5 km bitumen Sealed Surface - 60m unsurfaced overrun at each end.
Width: 18m - total cleared width of 60m
Turning Circle: Turning circle at each end of airstrip with 40m diameter
LCN: 22,000 kg's
Parking: Overnight unfenced parking is available for aircrafts - measurements are 45m x 30m
Noise Restrictions: No aircraft with a noise level exceeding the range between a Cessna Caravan and a De Havilland Dash may land at the airstrip without prior permission from Sabi Sabi management.
Arrival/Departures: Arrivals & departures of aircraft to keep to times between 11h30 and 14h30. Permission is required from Sabi Sabi for any arrivals/departures outside these times.
Features: Meet & Greet facility with complimentary refreshments for arrivals & departures.

Private aircraft and charter landings are required to complete an indemnity before permission is granted by Sabi Sabi.

Federal Air Dedicated Aircraft To Sabi Sabi
Aircraft Type: Jetstream J31/J32 - Twin Engine and fully pressurised
Features: 19-Seater
2 Pilots
On board refreshments / Stand up cabin
Luggage allowed up to 20kg

Sabi Sabi Charters

Pack of African wild dogs watching Sabi Sabi guests arriving via aircraft.

Sabi Sabi is a registered Cat 2 Airstrip with the capacity to be upgraded to a Cat 3. Should a charter arrival be shared amongst other private lodges in the area, there will be a landing fee payable by non-Sabi Sabi guests. Pricing available on request.

Please note that a fee of R7200 will be imposed for any aircraft landing or take-off (if not on same day) and is applicable to aircraft larger than 5700kg. This is to facilitate professional personnel that are required to comply with fire-fighting, evacuation and safety regulations which are set out by the Civil Aviation Authority.

  • Personalised Meet & Greet at OR Tambo International (Johannesburg) Airport.
  • Personalised Meet & Greet on arrival at Sabi Sabi Airstrip.
  • Complimentary transfers to Sabi Sabi lodges from the airfield.
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Bgt Blue Cheetah

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