Upington airport (UTN)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Upington Airport, opened in 1968, is a regional air terminal in Northern Cape, South Africa, and mostly operates with domestic flights.

Official Website: airports.co.za
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm and Sundays from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm and from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm.
Airlines: Airlink (Tel +27 543 322 161 / 323 512).
Annual passenger traffic: 62,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +27 543 377 900. Flight information: Tel +27 867 277 888. E-mail: [email protected]. Information desk in the Arrivals Hall.


Upington airport is located 5 km (3 miles) to the north of the city.

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What services does Upington airport (UTN) facilities include

The airport has public telephones, free Wi-Fi access for 4 hours and a small conference room equipped with an overhead projector and a TV.

Food and Drinks- There are two restaurants inside the terminal.
Baggage- In case of missing luggage, contact the counter of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- First aid clinic, prayer room.


Accommodation near Upington airport (UTN)

There are no accommodations inside the enclosure. The closest hotels are:

Versamelnes Guesthouse (4 km/2.5 miles)
28 Degrees North West Guesthouse (4 km/2.5 miles)
Andranus Guesthouse (4.3 km/2.7 miles)
Esperance Guesthouse (4.3 km/2.7 miles)
Olive Tree B&B (4.4 km/2.7 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Taxi - Ranks are located outside the Arrivals Hall. Official cabs display the airport logo. The trip to the city centre takes 10 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Car rental counters are found in the Arrivals Hall.

Avis (Tel +27 543 324 746 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm, Saturdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, Sundays from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Bidvest (Tel +27 543 321 439 - weekdays from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Saturdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, Sundays from 11:00 am to 6:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +27 543 322 383 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm)
First (Tel +27 543 322 522 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Saturdays from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Sundays from 11:30 am to 6:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +27 543 373 600 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Sundays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm)


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Parking services at Upington airport (UTN)

There is a small, free parking area in front of the terminal building.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Ramps, elevators and reserved parking spaces are available. Passengers requiring assistance to board or disembark from the airplane should make the necessary arrangements with their airline at the time of booking.

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Latest updates: July 25, 2019