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South Africa's Pietersburg Airport serves the city Polokwane and is located just five kilometers north of the city. Handling approximately 36,000 passengers per year, all who fly in from Johannesburg, makes arranging for car rental at Pietersburg Airport a great way to access the nearby city of Polokwane.
This former Air Force Base opened in 1996 as an airport to serve the general public. It has several daily scheduled flights to and from Johannesburg with the carrier South African Airways. It also services private VIP charter flights and export services, and it is conveniently off of the N1 Highway.
This small airport has full international status, although at present it serves predominately domestic passengers. It is also equipped with a meteorology station, a few banks, restaurants, information kiosks and facilities for arranging car rental at Pietersburg Airport. There are a few accommodations around the airport, but none in the airport itself.
Pietersburg Airport is surrounded by stunning mountains and parks, all within reach along the many roads that lead out of the airport vicinity. Known as a gaming region, there are plenty of opportunities to visit any number of these reserves, easy to do with cheap car rental at Pietersburg Airport.
Polokwane has many sights and attractions. The newly built Nelson Mandela Road Traffic Circle was built for the 2010 World Cup, of which this was one of the hosting cities. As well there are some lovely old English churches and a handful of great museums to be visited.