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King Mswati III International Airport

KMIII International Airport is Eswatini’s international airport. Initially named Sikhuphe International Airport in the planning and construction phase. KMIII International Airport is located in Sikhuphe, 50 KMs from the country’s largest city Manzini. The airport started its operations in September 2014 and all commercial flights operations were moved from Matsapha Airport to KMIII International Airport. Matsapha Airport now handles VIP and Mercy flights.

Passenger information

KMIII Airport adheres to the strict COVID-19 health and safety protocols. Passengers are required to observe the safety requirements as laid down by the airport. Click here to find out more.


Plan Your Travel

Eswatini Airlink operates scheduled flights between KMIII International Airport and OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.
Flight Carrier Destination/Origin Time Status Type
4Z085 Airlink Johannesburg 14:20:00 Scheduled Departuree
JE322 Airlink Johannesburg 05:00:00 Scheduled Departure
4Z082 Airlink Johannesburg 10:55:00 Landed Arrival
4Z083 Airlink Johannesburg 11:20:00 Departed Departure
4Z084 Airlink Johannesburg 13:55:00 Landed Arrival
4Z085 Airlink Johannesburg 14:30:00 Departed Departure
RN101 Eswatini Air Johannesburg 10:35:00 Departed Departure
4Z080 Airlink Johannesburg 07:40:00 Landed Arrival
4Z081 Airlink Johannesburg 08:10:00 Departed Departure
RN102 Eswatini Air Johannesburg 14:50:00 Landed Arrival
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frequently asked questions

It normally takes about 1 – 2 hours, but due to the ongoing road construction from Manzini to Mbadlane road leading to the airport, it may take more.

Check in is at least 2 hours before your flight.

If you lost your property on a flight or at the airport, the airport will make every effort available to us to return it to you as quickly as possible. Please submit your claim at the “Lost Property” counter or at the Eswatini Airlink ticket office.

Most airlines apply the weight concept. The general free checked or hold baggage allowance on Airlink Eswatini is 20 kg in Economy Class and 30 kg in Business Class per adult passenger. The maximum weight allowance for hand baggage is 8 kg.

“Taxi services are available to and from the Airport. To book a taxi, visit or call +268 7669 9094 for more information.”

The airport offers free unshaded parking. The parking is in front of the terminal building and is under 24 hour’s surveillance through CCTVs and physical security patrols. There is no need to pre-book.

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