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Matsapha Airport, Matsapha, 4255 (Swaziland)
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Matsapa airport (IATA: MTS) is a public airport that connected Swaziland with South Africa and other countries. This airport is located at the middle of this country. The airport has a limited capacity of passenger handling. There are only few notable flights that have connected Matsapa airport with the Johannesburg. Because of the political unrest, the development of this airport has been hampered several times.

The airport is located in the Manzini District, near Manzini city. Car hire is the best option to travel from the airport to the nearest cities and other parts of Swaziland. The airport is controlled by the military and have a limited flight capacity. For that reason, number of travelers arriving at this airport is also lower than other airports of this region of Africa.

Arriving at Matsapa Airport

Matsapa airport is outside the international flying routes. There are two ways to arrive at this airport. There are two flights between Johannesburg and Matsapa. Most of the international passengers fly in this airport of Swaziland from Johannesburg.

The airport has one terminal and a 2600 meter long asphalt runway. Another characteristic feature of this airport is its location from the sea level. The airport is six hundred and two meters above from the mean sea level. There are some shops, hotels and rent a car agents at the airport. Passengers can hire cars or taxi from the car parking area of this airport. The communication with other parts of the Swaziland is mainly by road transportation.

Public buses are also available from the airport. Manzini is a popular city in Swaziland because of its strategic position, natural beauty, and minerals. The local culture of this city is also attractive for the tourists. Despite the political unrest has reduced the number of visitors in this country, this airport still gets around fifteen thousand passengers annually.

Travel destinations from Matsapa airport

The most common travel destination from this airport is Manzini city. This city is the center of financial and economic activity in Swaziland. The King’s palace is also not very far from the airport. Northern and southern part of the Swaziland is popular for the tourists who love African nature and safari. From the airport travel arrangement via car hire can be made to those areas. There are also luxurious hotels in Manzini for the tourists too. You can also start your African food safari from the local restaurants of Manzini too.

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