Maun Airport is an international public airport located near Maun Town in the northern region of the landlocked southern African country of Botswana which is famous for wildlife and at the centre of the Botswana safari industry. Serving as the main tourist gateway, this airport is an important part of the local infrastructure catering to the requirements of these travelers wanting to visit the Okavango Delta and the Moremi Game Reserve where most of these camps can only be reached by air.
Located at a distance of 5 kilometers from the Maun town centre, this airport owned and operated by the Botswana Department of Civil Aviation is within driving distance of additional tourist attractions like the Chobe National Park and the Makgadikgadi Pans. In fact, there are a number of chartered flight operators at this airport providing tours to the Makgadikgadi Pans, which are one of the largest seasonal wetlands in Africa. Maun International Airport, situated at an elevation of 3,093 feet above mean sea level is just about serving only a few scheduled flights daily to destinations in Botswana and bordering Namibia.
Along with a 6,561 feet asphalt/concrete runway, presently there is a small terminal at this airport which is outdated, nevertheless, providing the essential basic passenger convenience facilities for the travelers. However, this airport at the moment is undergoing an expansion program which is in the process of building a fresh longer runway to enable larger aircrafts and a new passenger terminal with better and modern passenger facilities. Private taxis and mini-buses are available outside the airport terminal building enabling passengers travel downtown. Along with car rentals, there also are a number of hotel shuttle services available at the Maun International Airport for visitors seeking accommodation from a variety of options.