Windhoek airport (WDH)

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

Hosea Kutako International Airport, opened in 1965, is the largest in Namibia and the only international airstation in the country. It operates with domestic destinations and international flights to several locations in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Airlines: Airlink, Air Namibia, British Airways, Condor, Ethiopian Airlines, KLM, Qatar Airways, South African Airways, South African Express, TAAG Angola Airlines.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.5 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +264 612 955 600. E-mail: There is a tourist information center inside the terminal.


Windhoek airport is located 45 km (28 miles) to the east of the city of the same name.

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Accommodation near Windhoek airport (WDH)

There are no accommodations inside the enclosure, but some hotels in the surroundings provide shuttle services for their guests.

Ondekaremba (6 km/3.7 miles)
Omaanda (7.3 km/4.5 miles)
Naankuse Lodge (15.9 km/9.9 miles)
Hohewarte Gí¤stefarm (19.3 km/12 miles)
Trans Kalahari Inn (21.1 km/13.1 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - A service departs from outside the Departures Hall to the station located on Independence Avenue, in the city centre. There are also direct buses to Windhoek Eros Airport. Tickets can be acquired on the bus and schedules correspond to flight arrivals and departures. More information: Tel +264 812 572 188.
Sprint Shuttle Services (Tel +264 812 237 523), Elena Travel Services (Tel +264 6124 4443), Marenko Shuttle (Tel +264 6122 6331) and VIP Shuttle (Tel +264 812 563 657) offer door-to-door transportation to Windhoek and other locations in the area.

Taxi - Ranks are situated outside the Arrivals Hall. Official cabs have a black rectangle with a number and can be paid for in advance. The trip to the city centre takes around 40 minutes.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental counters in the Arrivals Hall.

Avis/Budget (Tel +264 6254 0271 - 5:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Bidvest (Tel +264 6254 0225)
Europcar (Tel +264 6254 3700 - 5:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +264 6254 0115 - 5:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +264 6254 0004 - 6:30 am to 9:30 pm)


Parking services at Windhoek airport (WDH)

Inside the grounds there are different lots for short- and long-term parking.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are ramps, adapted toilets and wheelchairs free of charge. Passengers requiring special assistance should notify their travel agent or airline about their particular needs in advance.

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Latest updates: July 17, 2019