The Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) is a public airport, located 25 kilometers to the north-east of Nelspruit City in South Africa. This capital of the Mpumalanga province, located on the Crocodile River in close proximity to the Kruger National Park, is about 100 kilometers west of the Mozambique border and 330 kilometers to the east of Johannesburg City. Nelspruit is a key producer and agricultural hub of the country located in the north-eastern regions of South Africa which is mainly consisting of fertile soils and a sub-tropical climate. Moreover, it is a major stopover and a gateway for tourists to the Greater Limpopo Trans-frontier Park, incorporating the famous Kruger National Park and other wildlife areas in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
The Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport which is fulfilling the requirements of this region for the domestic and international air travelers is situated at an elevation of 2829 feet above mean sea level and is operated by the Primkop Airport Management (Pty) Limited. This airport which is relatively new opened in the year 2002 enjoys a strong African atmosphere that is aesthetically pleasing with an internal décor blending into the surrounding bushveld topography of this region. Along with a single passenger terminal, the KMIA is having a 10,171 feet long asphalt surfaced runway catering to a number of scheduled and chartered passenger flights bringing scores of tourists to this region.
The other passenger facilities at the KMIA include a variety of restaurants, banks, currency exchange counters, ATM machines and a curio shop for last minute gift purchases. With 198 public parking bays, an airport shuttle, car rentals and many other hotel shuttle services that are available at the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport passengers have a variety of choice for moving into the desired accommodation options.