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Kruger Airports in Mpumalanga

If you are planning a trip to Kruger National Park, traveling from Johannesburg, Durban or Cape Town, you would need to consider the options of travel.

Johannesburg is the closest major city to Kruger, however it is a 5-6 hour drive. Flying into Kruger is the most convenient and fastest way to get to the Kruger Park.

Airports in and close to Kruger National Park:

Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport

Where is it? – Close to Nelspruit and Southern Kruger
IATA Code – MQP
Distance from Kruger – Approx. 45 km

Places to stay – Nelspruit, Hazyview, Sabi Sands & Southern Kruger
Eastgate Airport
Where is it? – Close to Hoedspruit and Central Kruger
IATA Code – HDS
Distance from Kruger – Approx. 80 km
Places to stay – Game Lodges in Balule, Timbavati and Central Kruger

Hendrik Van Eck Airport

Where is it? – Phalaborwa
IATA Code – PHW
Distance from Kruger – Approx. 3 km
Places to stay – Klaserie Nature Reserve and Central Kruger

Skukuza Airport

Where is it? – Skakuza
IATA Code – SZK
Distance from Kruger – Inside the Kruger
Places to stay – Central Kruger

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