Location

Aviation Future (PTY) Ltd is located and operates from hangar 4, on Spitfire Crescent. Rand airport Germiston in the Gauteng Province of South Africa.

Rand airport. ICAO Airport Code FAGM, co-ordinates 26° 14’37.37”S 28° 09’01”E with an elevation of 5,483 feet (1671m) was built between 1920-1931. On 21st December 1931 the first imperial flight from London. The airport served as South Africa’s main international airport until 1948 when due to development in international travel the runway could not accommodate bigger aircrafts

Currently the airport is privately own, home of the SAA historical museum and operating based for the South Africa Police airwing as well as Aerobatic teams

The beacon light at Rand Airport is on at night from 1800 until 0600 LMT (Local Mean Time = UTC+2) is visible as far as 113 km away at an altitude of 7500 feet. Literally a light house to an aviator sailing the skies and probably disoriented or lost

Rand Airport equipped with two asphalt runways is known for its density altitude conditions (Density Altitude = High Altitude Plus High Outside Air Temperature)

Runway information:

Runways Length Width
29 1579m/5180ft 15m/49ft
11 1579m/5180ft 15m/49ft
35 1311m/4301ft 15m/49ft
17 1311m/4301ft 15m/49ft

Aerodrome lighting for operations during periods of reduced visibility, as well as PAPI light. (Precision Approach Path Indicator) are available at the aerodrome.

Operating Hours for the Air Traffic Services is between 0500Z – 1600Z (Local Time 0700 – 1800)

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