Onguma has just completed and opened the undercover aircraft parking space at Onguma Airfield. It is a 30mx15m clear span open ended undercover parking area suitable for aircraft up to Caravan size.
No more parking in the sun!
The size of the run up pad has also been increased to accommodate twin engine aircraft. Turning circles at both ends of the runway have also been created.
The runway is 1280m long and topped with calcrete gravel.
We now hold AVGAS (1000 litres) and JET A1 (400 litres) in stock in sealed 210 litre drums at the airfield. There are filtered and metered hand pumps for JETA1 and AVGAS respectively and a drum trolley to cart the drums around.
Africa takes on a new perspective when you experience it from the sky. Nothing beats starting your African Safari by landing in the middle of the bush on a private airstrip.
(Revision 3-2016) Latitude: S 180 43.541’ Longitude: E 170 05.321’ Elevation: 1085m Width: 20m Length: 1280m Turning circles: Eastern and western end of runway. Surface: Gravel Orientation: East –West (99/279 degrees) Windsock:Size: medium, Colour: Orange, Located south of Runway, next to aircraft parking area Tie-down cables: 6m spacing in parking area Hangar: 15 x 30M -suitable for Cessna Caravan Fuel: With prior arrangement Radio: 124,8 Mhz
Facilities at the Onguma airfield include a 3 X 8m cement run-up apron and a thatched lapa with fire extinguishers.
The travelling time from the airfield to any of the Onguma camps is approximately 20min. in open game drive vehicles
Please ensure that the correct ETA is forwarded to our reservations department along with your booking confirmation and clearly state that guests will be landing at the Onguma Airfield.
Please ensure that the correct airfield is communicated to us when the booking is made.
Confirm refuelling requirements prior to arrival.
Caution when wet: Runway surface is Calcrete gravel and may be slippery.
Powerlines: 600m east of eastern threshold.
Gravel track: 70 m parallel to the runway, (south). DO NOT attempt to land on this.
Wild Animals: NB: this field is unfenced and extreme caution should be exercised to avoid game on or next to the runway.
** Please note that the flying of drones at Onguma is prohibited **