Gaborone airport (GBE)

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Sir Seretse Khama International Airport, opened in 1984, is the busiest in Botswana and operates with flights to several destinations within the African continent.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Airlines: Air Botswana, Air Namibia, Airlink, Ethiopian Airlines, South African Airways.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 400,000 passengers went through it during 2013.
Tel: +267 368 8200.


Gaborone airport is located 15 km (9 miles) to the north of the city centre.

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Car rental desks are found in the Arrivals Hall.

Avis/Budget (Tel +267 391 3093 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 am to 8:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am to 8:30 pm)
Bidvest Car Rental (Tel +267 390 3477 - 6:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +267 390 2280 - weekdays from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 11:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +267 397 1099 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)


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The closest accommodations include: Travelodge Gaborone (Tel +267 310 5000), The Capital Guest House (Tel +267 391 5905), Abundance Palace Guest House (Tel +267 311 2484), Gaborone North Guest House (Tel +267 7164 2138), Camel's Inn Lodge (Tel +267 316 7005), Cycad Palm Boutique Guest House (Tel +267 370 0228), Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort (Tel +267 360 4000), Aquarian Tide Hotel (Tel +267 318 7480), Town Lodge Gaborone (Tel +267 316 0490), River-Ridge Guest House (Tel +267 7289 0244). Some of them provide shuttle services to and from the airport.


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Bus - There are minibus services that travel to several locations inside the city of Gaborone. Routes are shown at the front of the vehicles.

Taxi - Authorized cabs have blue license plates. Ranks are located outside the entrance to the terminal building and journey time to the city centre is about 45-50 minutes.


A parking area is available outside the terminal.


Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should contact the offices from Air Botswana and inform about their particular needs before their travel. Airport facilities include ramps, automatic doors, wide entrances and adapted toilets.