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Umtata Airport (UTT)


Umtata, South Africa

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Elevation: 2400ft

UTC: +2 Hours

The city near the Umtata Airport (UTT) is Mthatha, located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Mthatha is a vibrant city with a rich and diverse cultural heritage, and is home to many different attractions, including the Nelson Mandela Museum, the Mthatha Art Gallery and the Mthatha River. The city is known for its vibrant nightlife, and is a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike. Mthatha is also a great place to find local cuisine and shop for traditional African crafts.

Airport Directions

The best way to get to Umtata Airport (UTT) by car is to take the N2 highway from either Johannesburg or Durban. The approximate cost of the trip would depend on the distance travelled, but could be anywhere from R500 to R1,500. If travelling by bus, there are a number of companies that offer long-distance services to Umtata Airport. Tickets typically range from R450 to R850, and the journey takes around 19 hours. The nearest train station to Umtata Airport is Mthatha Railway Station, which is located approximately 8 km away. You can take a taxi or hire a car to get to the airport from the station. Tickets for the train cost around R400. You can also take a taxi directly to the airport. The cost of the trip will depend on the distance travelled, but can be anywhere from R200 to R400.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

Umtata Airport (UTT) has 3 terminals, and the following airlines are available in each terminal: Terminal 1: Air Botswana, Air Namibia, FlySafair, KLM, Mango Airlines, SAA.Terminal 2: Airlink, Fastjet, SA Express, South African Airlink.Terminal 3: Comair, SA Airlink.

Airport Address

The address of Umtata Airport (UTT) is Airport Rd, Mthatha, 5099, South Africa. The telephone number is 047 532 6200 and the e-mail is The opening hours are Monday to Sunday, 6:00am to 10:00pm.

Airport Lost & Found

The Lost and Found at Umtata Airport (UTT) is located at Terminal Building, Mthatha, South Africa. The telephone number is (27) 47 5360066. The opening hours are Sun 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Mon-Fri 5:00 AM – 8:00 PM, and Sat 5:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

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