GPS COORDINATES & LANDING STRIP
Charter flights to and from Thuru Lodge Private Game Reserve are available with MAJESTIC AIR – www.majesticair.co.za
The Thuru Lodge Private Airstrip is for your convenience to fly directly by Charter Plane.
S 28º 54’ 22.3”
E 21º 46’ 57.0”
Elevation: 3008 ft
Length: 1000 m long
Width: 30 m wide
Type: Gravel (Good Condition)
Please note the runway may be slippery when wet.
Prior permission is required and indemnity forms to be signed before hand. Please kindly call ahead to advise our ETA.
Fuel is available at FAUP – Pilots are to check AIP’s for times.
FAUP is 41Nm NW of Thuru Lodge.
Caution: The runway is situated in a mountainous area and pilots should overfly the field at a safe altitude on first approaching. Animals might be on the runway. Nearby to the lodge is a Radio Mast to the North West of the airstrip: 915 ft AGL, Base 4003 ft, Top 4918 ft.
Directions from Upington by road:
Take the N10 road from Upington to Groblershoop. Drive +/- 100 km till you reach a Thuru sign / Wegdraai Village sign / Kenhardt sign and turn right. Just keep straight in this gravel road for 12 km. The entrance gate will be on your left hand side.
Directions from Kimberley by road:
Take the N8 road from Kimberley to Groblershoop. Drive from Kimberley to Campbell (100 km) and then to Griekwastad (40 km) and then to Groblershoop (150 km). Turn to the right hand side at the T-junction on the N10 road to Upington. Drive 12 km till you reached a Thuru sign / Wegdraai Village sign / Kenhardt sigh and turn to your left hand side. Keep straight in the gravel road for 12 km. The entrance gate will be on your left hand side.
Directions from Prieska by road:
Take the N10 road from Prieska to Groblershoop. Drive from Prieska to Marydale and then to Groblershoop (137 km). Drive straight through Groblershoop and keep driving for 12 km till you reach a Thuru sigh / Wegdraai Village sign / Kenhardt sign, turn to your left hand side and keep straight on the gravel road for 12 km. The entrance gate will be on your left hand side.