Barberton Airport


Privately owned airport. 2 houses (1 lodge), hangar and workshop on 45 hectare (110 acres).

Aircraft and vehicles included.

US$400k / ZAR6M or make an offer.

The Barberton Airport is privately owned. It has a 1000m / 3300ft grass runway with lights. 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! A new owner is not obligated in any way to continue operating the property as an airport.

There two 2 houses. The main residence is a fully furnished and equipped 625sqm (6727sqft) 6 bedroom double story 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 adjoining storerooms that can accommodate 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 hectare / 25 acres of the total 45 hectare / 110 acre property therefore 30 hectare / 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 controlled security gates. There is a 4500l/h well with good quality drinking water to the houses and has never run dry! A second well site has never been used. Two streams flow through the property. Plenty water year round!

Also included in this sale, is a BN2A Norman Islander twin engine aircraft (as is), 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.

Reason for sale: Owner now lives permanently in the USA. Owner: Milne "CC" Pocock. Email: cc@bush-air.com Tel: (USA) 1-928-460-3987

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Barberton Airport property boundry- googlemap
Aerial view of property towards the South
Aerial view towards the North. Property boundary is indicated by the red line.
Google map image. Boundary of property indicated by the yellow line.
Lodge and main residence. Viewed from the South.
View of the Barberton Valley to the South
View from east side of runway 17 threshold
Swimming pool
Main deck
Kitchen and bar. Gas stove, grill and extractor. 5 fridges. Scullery and pantry behind kitchen.
Bedrooms and bathrooms
Bedrooms and bathrooms
Control tower / office. Airconditioned.
Hangar and workshop
Main hardware storeroom / garage
BN2A Norman Islander
Tractor including a slasher and road scraper / grader.
Fire fighting vehicle
De-licensed Explosives magazine / secure storeroom
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 house with garage and workshop.
Excellent security. Entire infrustructure and runway is enclosed with electified game fencing.
Email: cc@bush-air.com

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