Airspace

Welcome to Airspace!

This is where you will find resources for anyone wishing to take to the skies in the vicinity of Tankwa Town, whether as a passenger, pilot, model aircraft/drone pilot, skydiver or even if you wish to stage a flying art piece. Please be aware that there are fees associated for anyone wishing to use the airspace at Tankwa Town.

An Airspace pass is R300 and can be purchased from Quicket before the start of the event. A late arrival Airspace pass is R500 and can also be purchased from Quicket or at the event on arrival – this tariff will be applicable during the event.

You can find these fees and links to Quicket in the links below.

OTHER AIRSPACE USE

If you wish to stage a piece of flying art, or if you are a licensed skydiver wishing to skydive at Afrikaburn please contact [email protected]

DRONES / RPAS / MODEL AIRCRAFT

Drones, remotely piloted aircraft systems and model aircraft flying are not permitted at AfrikaBurn due to Civil Aviation Authority legislation.

 

VOLUNTEER TO BECOME PART OF OUR TEAM!

We’re always in need of helping hands to ensure the airstrip runs smoothly. Whether you love aeroplanes or not, the airstrip is always an interesting post to volunteer at. Here you will have a unique opportunity to get up close to some interesting light aircraft, meet the pilots and other aviation enthusiasts.

To sign up as an Airspace volunteer, CLICK HERE – we’d love to meet you!

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AIRSPACE FEES

All passengers, pilots and other users of the airspace (including skydivers) are required to pay a fee for the airstrip facilities, processing and management. See our Airspace Fees page for all the info.

PASSENGER INFO

Flying into Tankwa Town is not the same as a normal domestic flight. If you’re planning to fly to AfrikaBurn, please read our info about Flying to AfrikaBurn as a Passenger. 

PILOT INFO

Pilots are required to read up about the specifics of flying into and out of our remote airstrip. For all info, please read our Flying to AfrikaBurn as a Pilot page.

WEATHER & CONDITIONS

Our airstrip is located in a desert environment where dust storms and occasional torrential downpours can reduce visibility to zero. For the latest conditions and guidelines on weather, please read our Weather and Conditions page (which includes links to cameras that are live during the annual event period).

 

Contact us:

For Airspace enquiries not covered in the info above, or for volunteer queries, please contact [email protected] or visit our Facebook page.

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