The new Victoria Falls International Airport terminal was made operational and opened to passengers on Wednesday, 2 December 2015. David Chawota of the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) confirmed that the airport has been made operational in advance of the official opening on Sunday the 13th of December. The airport will accommodate 1,5 million passengers a year with Air Zimbabwe, SAA, BA Comair, Flyafrica and Fastjet already operating to the airport. It is anticipated that Quatar Airways will also launch flights.
Amelia Schoeman, Executive Operations Manager for Thompsons Africa recently travelled to Botswana and Victoria Falls and enjoyed the new airport first hand. ‘I enjoyed my interaction with the wonderfully warm and friendly staff at a new restaurant onsite and felt that the airport as a whole offers a fresh, new modern experience’.