ZA

Welkom Airport (WEL)

Welkom, South Africa (ZA)

IATA CodeWELICAO CodeFAWM
PhoneFax
Latitude-27.9979992Longitude26.6695995
Time ZoneAfrica/Johannesburg (GMT +2:00)WAC250
EmailTwitter(add)
Facebook(add)Runway 16578 ft
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4.06 miles away from airport

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4.24 miles away from airport

Welkom Airport Reviews (1)

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Welkom City Airport

Henry Moorcroft, April 6, 2006 at 11:03 am

The Welkom Airport is not a passenger airport as such. Local people use the airport for their own use only. There are no scheduled flights to the city. It’s still a lovely airport when it was in use. A few years ago there were daily flights to and from Johannesburg international airport. The reason for the cancellation is because it is to expensive to Fly from the city to Johannesburg. Johannesburg is about 250km from Welkom and it’s far cheaper to drive. South African airways domestic ticket prices are very expensive and it’s much cheaper to fly with Low-cost carriers in South Africa, like http://www.1time.co.za or http://www.kulula.com. There is talk to convert the city’s airport to a cargo airport to relieve the air traffic from Johannesburg.

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