COVID-19: those passengers with a scheduled flight are advised to review the itinerary or flight status, as flight cancellations between some countries are occurring for an indeterminate time.

Airports in Botswana

List of the main airports

Gaborone airport

  Recommendations for travelers to Botswana

Information about Botswana
Population: 1.640.115
Capital: Gaborone (208.411 inhab.)
Official Languages: english
The National Carrier of Botswana is Air Botswana (BP)
Main cities: Francistown - Gaborone - Ghanzi - Maun - Shakawe - Tshane


According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Botswana in your country of residence Botswana, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.

In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Botswana, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Botswana - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices


Currency: Pula (BWP)

Time Zone: (GMT+2)


Vaccination needed for traveling to Botswana

Vaccination data up to july 2012:

- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country.
- Recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.