Flights to the Kruger
There are daily flights from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa Airport, Hoedspruit Airport and the new Kruger/Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) located between Nelspruit and White River. KMIA also receives daily flights from Durban and Cape Town, while there is also a flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit. The Skukuza Airfield, formerly used for daily commercial flights from Johannesburg is no longer open for commercial flights. No aircraft may land at Skukuza or any other landing strip within the park without prior permission from the Park Director.
Fly with SA Express from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit if you are going to be visiting Orpen, Maroela, Talamati, Tamboti, Satara or Roodewaal Rest Camps. Flights depart twice a day, every day, in both directions.
Fly with SA AirLink from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa if you will be visiting Shimuwini Boulders, Letaba, Olifants or Balule Rest Camps.
SA AirLink flies direct to Kruger International Airport from Durban once a day, five days a week, and from Cape Town once a day, six days a week. These flights are best for those travellers visiting camps in the South of Kruger Park.
Scheduled daily flights from Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban, seven days a week and several times a day allow you to catch a connecting flight from Johannesburg to Kruger Park International - providing for more flexible travel arrangements. These flights are best for travellers visiting camps in the south of Kruger Park. such as Berg en Dal, Biyamiti, Crocodile Bridge, Malelane, Lower Sabie, Skukuza, Jock Safari Lodge, Lukimbi Safari Lodge or Tinga Game Lodge