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Maun Airport
IATA: MUB – ICAO: FBMN
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Botswana Department of Civil Aviation
Serves Maun
Location Maun, Botswana
Elevation AMSL 3093 ft / 943 m
Coordinates 19°58′21″S 23°25′52″E / 19.9725°S 23.43111°E / -19.9725; 23.43111
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 6561 2000 Asphalt/Concrete

Maun Airport is an international airport serving the town of Maun in the northern part of Botswana (IATA: MUB, ICAO: FBMN). It is an important part of the local infrastructure and serves as the main touristic gateway to the Okavango Delta and the Moremi Game Reserve. Additional popular tourist destinations like Chobe National Park or the Makgadikgadi Pans are within driving distance. Maun Airport is located about 5 km (3 miles) from the town center and is accessible by shuttle bus or taxi. Many tour operators offer chartered sightseeing flights over the Okavango Delta and vicinity. There are only a few scheduled flights daily to destinations in Botswana, South Africa and Namibia. There are also a number of chartered flights to Botswanan destinations such as the Makgadikgadi Pans, one of the largest seasonal wetlands in Africa.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air Botswana Gaborone, Johannesburg, Kasane
Air Namibia Windhoek

Accidents

In March 2000 a Cessna 414 crashed on its way from Gaborone to Maun. The pilot and a passenger walked for over 200 kilometers to find help.



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General Info
Country Botswana
ICAO ID FBMN
Time UTC+2
Latitude -19.972564
19° 58' 21.23" S
Longitude 23.431086
023° 25' 51.91" E
Elevation 3093 feet
943 meters
Magnetic Variation 010° W (06/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry


Communications
TWR 118.7
GND 121.9
APP 126.0
AFIS
Opr 1600-0500Z.
118.7


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
08/26 6562 x 98 feet
2000 x 30 meters
ASPHALT 018FBXT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME MNV MAUN 074X 112.7 2.6 NM 075.9
NDB MN MAUN - 350 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz.
CSTMS/AG/IMG CSTMS/IMG avbl 0430-1800Z
FUEL Avbl 0600-1500Z. (NC-100LL, A1)
OPR HOURS Opr 0430-1800Z.



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