Barberton Airport


Privatly owned airport. 2 houses (1 lodge), hangar and storerooms. 45 hectars (110 acres).

Fully furnished, "Lock, Stock and Barrel". ZAR 4 800 000.00 / USD 350 000.00 Email:

Although this property is known as “Barberton Airport”, it is privately owned with a 1000m / 3300ft grass runway with lights. A new owner is not obligated in any way to continue operating the property as an airport. Numerous opportunities exist here such an FBO, flight school, maintenance, aircraft manufacturing, hangar rentals, lodge etc.. or private lodge and or farming with private airstrip!

The runway including all the buildings and aircraft parking area only occupies about 12 hectars (25acres) of the total 45 hectars (110acres).

There two 2 houses. The main residence is a fully furnished and equipped 625sm (2000 sft) air conditioned 6 bedroom lodge & house consisting of kitchen-bar, entertainment-lounge-dining area with large wood burning fire place, pantry, scullery, laundry, swimming pool, jacuzzi, a large hanger - garage - workshop with ajoining storerooms that can accomodate 2-3 light aircraft and vehicles, and a control tower / office. The second house was the old terminal building that was converted into a private 3 bedroom double story house, garage and workshop. It is situated halfway down the runway next the apron /aircraft parking area.

The actual airport and runway area including all buildings only occupies about 12 hectars / 25 acres of the total 45 hectars / 110 acre property therefore 30 hectars / 84 acres of good farm land is still unused and has game / cattle farming potential. Very safe and secure enclosed by electrified game fencing with two remote controled security gates. There is a 4500l/h borehole well with good quality drinking water to the houses and has never run dry! A second borehole site has never been used. Two streams flow through the property. Plenty water year round!

Also included is a tractor with slasher and scraper, fire emergency vehicle and a de-licensed 12 ton 6x4m (18x12ft) explosives magazine that can be used as a secure storeroom.

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Barberton Airport property boundry- googlemap
Aerial view of property towards the South
Aerial view towards the North. Property boundry is indicated by the red line.
Google map image. Boundry of property indicated by the yellow line.
Lodge and main residence.
View of the Barberton Valley to the South
View from east side of runway
Swimming pool
Main deck
Kitchen and bar. Gas stove, grill and extractor. 5 fridges. Many appliances. Scullery and pantry behind kitchen.
Bedrooms and bathrooms
Bedrooms and bathrooms
Control tower / office. Airconditioned.
Hangar and workshop
Main hardware storeroom / garage
De-licensed Explosives magazine / secure storeroom
Fire fighting emergency vehicle
Tractor including a slasher and road scraper / grader.
Runway 35 threshold
A stream runs through property
2nd residence. Old terminal building and tower next to the aircraft parking / apron area has been converted into a 3 bedroom residence with garage and workshop.
Excellent security. Entire infrustructure and runway is enclosed with electified game fencing.

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