Harare International Airport is the main international gateway to Zimbabwe, used by a good range of airlines offering services to different destinations throughout South Africa and other worldwide destinations. It is the main hub for Air Zimbabwe, which offers regular services to as far as London, and Beijing. The airport also has frequent connections to Johannesburg, offered by major airlines like British Airways, Great Plains, South African Airways and Air Zimbabwe.
Used for military and civil purposes, the airport is also shared with the Zimbabwe Air Force, which is based on the south side of the airport’s runway. The airport is only 7 miles from the town of Harare, and car hire in Harare Airport is readily available from different agencies serving the airport.
The compact passenger terminal has ample facilities ranging from a bank and currency exchange kiosk, some restaurants and bars, shops, as well as a duty free outlet. Parking facilities are abundant near the terminal.
There are taxis serving to and from the city centre, along with coaches, although car rental in Harare Airport can be a more economical means of transport especially when visiting the city.
Harare is known for its strong cultural and historical background, boasting a good range of old buildings, which have been turned into historical monuments. The Mining Pension Fund Building is one such monument, located on the corner of Second Street and Central Avenue.