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Air Botswana (BP) operates daily flights from South Africa (Johannesburg) to Gaborone (Botswana). With a flight schedule that suits the needs of business and leisure travellers, it’s no wonder Air Botswana has become the choice airline for flights between Botswana and South Africa.

Air Botswana is the national flag carrier of Botswana and is based at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (code GBE) in the capital city of Gaborone. Besides offering scheduled flights to Johannesburg, Air Botswana also operates flights to Zimbabwe (Harare) and Zambia (Lusaka).

Flight Schedule

You can book Air Botswana flights from Johannesburg to the following domestic destinations in Botswana:

  • Flights from Johannesburg to Gaborone – available 4-5 times daily
  • Flights from Johannesburg to Kasane – available 4 times weekly departing OR Tambo at 11:30am
  • Flights from Johannesburg to Maun – available 1-2 times daily departing OR Tambo at 10:00 am and 13:00
  • Flights from Johannesburg to Francistown – flights available twice weekly (Tuesdays & Thursdays) departing O.R. Tambo at 14:00

All Air Botswana flights from/to Johannesburg depart/arrive at O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB). Flights from Gaborone to Johannesburg take approximately 1 hour on Air Botswana.


Check In


For domestic flights on Air Botswana check in time is 1 hour before departure time. For Air Botswana international flights, check-in is 2 hours before the departure time.

For flights from Johannesburg (O.R. Tambo International Airport) check-in time is 2 hours before the departure time.

If you’re a South African citizen travelling to Botswana then remember your South African passport when checking in for all Air Botswana flights. Botswana citizens can use their passports for international flights and National Identity Card (Omang) for domestic flights check in.

Baggage Allowance – Air Botswana

Air Botswana’s baggage allowance is stipulated by the airline as follows:

  • 1 free piece of carryon luggage weighing no more than 5kg
  • 1 free piece of checked luggage weighing no more than 20kg

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The information on this page is correct as of September 2014. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.


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