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Airports Company Adjusts Airport Charges

January 20, 2020

Department of Transport

20 January 2020

Revised airport charges have been published in Government Gazette 42956.

The transport department published the adjusted fees in terms of the Airports Company Act.

Airport charges are payable by airlines to the Airports Company.

The airport charges cover landing, parking and passenger service charges.

An aircraft with a maximum take-off weight up to and including 10 000 kg that flies domestically will pay a R790.88 landing charge inclusive of VAT while those engaged in an international flight will be charged R1348.73 inclusive of VAT.

Parking charges include R51.35 inclusive of VAT for an aircraft of maximum take-off weight of 2000 kg while aircraft with a maximum take-off weight up to and including 400 000 kg will pay R2 595 inclusive of VAT per 24 hours or part thereof.

As regards passenger service charges, R86.75 inclusive of VAT will be charged for passengers disembarking from an aircraft at a local airport while R238.07 will be charged for passengers disembarking from an aircraft at a foreign airport. The charge is payable at an airport where the flight commences.

Aircraft engaged in flights for the calibration of any air navigation infrastructure, search and rescue operations and test flights will not pay airport charges.

The adjusted charges kick in on 1 April 2020.