Your guide to King shaka international airport (Durban) - FALE

Hello IFC

Welcome to this guide about King shaka international airport or Durban airport.


Airport info


The Airport map

Useful information

Runway Details
  • 06/24 Asphalt
    12146ft x 200ft or 3702 x 61 metres
    ILS Equipped: Yes

Terminal and Gate details

There is only 1 terminal at Durban airport but it acts as both domestic and international.

where to spawn

Here will be a simple tutorial if new to the airport.

Spawn in the red if you plan on doing Domestic flying (airlink may use these gates for international)
Spawn in the blue for international
For example airlines like:

  • Emirates
  • Qatar Airways
  • Turkish Airlines

(airlink most likely not although they do international flights too)
Will be at the blue

Cargo will be there

About Sids and Stars

As of now the Sids and starts are bugged they reach as far as Samoa be careful when using But if they no longer bugged ignore this message

Airlines that operate in FALE

Airlines Domestic or International Connection Aircraft
FlySafair Domestic None Boeing 737-800, 737-400
Airlink Both None Embraer 135 & 190, boeing 737-300
Fly Cemair Domestic None Beechcraft 1900D, dehavilland dash 8 100, q400,300,bombardier CRJ 700, (mitsubishi) CRJ 900
South african airways Domestic None Airbus A320-200
Lift Domestic None Airbus A320-200
Emirates International None Boeing 777-300er
Qatar airways Domestic Connect first at FAOR Airbus A350-900
Turkish Airlines Domestic Connect first at FAOR Airbus A330-300

Airlines that ceased operations

  • Kulula
  • Mango
  • British Airways Comair
  • South african express

Wow very cool, thanks for this cool information about Durban

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Doesn’t BA Comair also operate here using the 737-400 and 737-800?

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I think so but I didn’t see anything on flightradar24 also does kulala and mango still operate?

I just looked and Comair ceased operations in 2022, maybe you could add a section for airlines that operated there in the past?

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Yeah No problem