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Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport
IATA: BUQ – ICAO: FVBU
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe
Location Bulawayo
Elevation AMSL 4,359 ft / 1,308 m
Coordinates 20°01′02.75″S 28°37′04.33″E / 20.0174306°S 28.6178694°E / -20.0174306; 28.6178694Coordinates: 20°01′02.75″S 28°37′04.33″E / 20.0174306°S 28.6178694°E / -20.0174306; 28.6178694
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 8,491 2,548 Asphalt
02/20 4,419 1,326 Asphalt

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport is an airport in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe (IATA: BUQ, ICAO: FVBU). There are 3 airlines operating out of Bulawayo Airport. Air Zimbabwe, South African Airways and Fly kumba. Formerly known as Bulawayo Airport it was renamed Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport in honour of the founder and leader of ZAPU by the same name. The new Airline Fly Kumba is the first low cost airline in Zimbabwe and has plans to fly to more domestic destinations soon.

Scheduled services

Airlines Destinations
Air Zimbabwe Harare, Johannesburg, Victoria Falls
South African Airways Johannesburg
Fly Kumba Johannesburg

In the past Zimbabwe Express Airlines operated two flights a day to Harare and occasionally to Victoria Falls.



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General Info
Country Zimbabwe
ICAO ID FVBU
Time UTC+2
Latitude -20.017431
20° 01' 02.75" S
Longitude 28.617869
028° 37' 04.33" E
Elevation 4359 feet
1329 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 010° W (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Alternate Name BULAWAYO
Near City Bulawayo
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry


Communications
NKOMO TWR 118.3
NKOMO APP 119.7


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
02/20 4419 x 98 feet
1347 x 30 meters
ASPHALT 021FCYU NO
13/31 8491 x 148 feet
2588 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 040FAXU YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME VBU J M NKOMO 104X 115.7 1.6 NM 305.3
NDB WO J M NKOMO - 205 4.0 NM 125.6


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 octane gasoline, leaded, MIL-L-5572F (GREEN)
Other Fluids OX, Indicates oxygen servicing when type of servicing is unknown


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz.
FUEL Avbl 0500-1600Z (NC-100,A1).



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