Last updated January 25 2022

This page shows my collection of airport postcards from South Africa.

The postcards are shown per city.

Bloemfontein | Cape Town | Durban | East London | Johannesburg | Port Elizabeth

Number of postcards: 14

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Bloemfontein

Bram Fischer International Airport
[BFN/FABL]

Bram Fischer International Airport is a primary airport located in Bloemfontein, the capital city of the Free State province of South Africa. The runways are shared with AFB Bloemspruit. The name was changed 2012.

[Read more - wikipedia]

Identified airlines on my postcards
Boeing B727

Identified aircraft types on my postcards
South African Airways

Protea Colour Prints
South African Airways
Boeing B727
ZS-EKX
Swakop
649
Protea Colour Prints
J. B. M. Hertzog Airport, Bloemfontein, South Africa
VC
Unused
Cape Town

Cape Town International Airport
[CPT/FACT]

Cape Town International Airport is located approximately 20 kilometres from the city centre, the airport was opened in 1954 to replace Cape Town's previous airport, the Wingfield Aerodrome.

[Read more - wikipedia]

Identified airlines on my postcards
Boeing B727

Identified aircraft types on my postcards
South African Airways

Protea Colour Prints
669
Protea Colour Prints
D. F. Malan Airport,
Cape Town, South Africa
VC
February 22 1978
South African Airways
Boeing B727
Registration unknown
Durban

Durban International Airport
[DUR/FADN]

Durban International Airport (formerly Louis Botha Airport) was the international airport of Durban from 1951 until 2010, when it was replaced by King Shaka International Airport, 60 kilometres to the north. The airport is co-located with AFB Durban.

[Read more - wikipedia]

Identified airlines on my postcards
Boeing B727
Vickers Viscount

Identified aircraft types on my postcards
South African Airways

Arthur English Colour Prints
South African Airways
Vickers Viscount
Registration unknown
18
Arthur English Colour Prints
Louis Botha Aerodrom,
Durban, Natal
VC
January 4 1967
Protea Colour Prints
665
Protea Colour Prints
Louis Botha Airport,
Durban, South Africa
VC
August 14 1973
South African Airways
Boeing B727
ZS-SBA
Tugela
East London

East London Airport
[ELS/FAEL]

King Phalo Airport (officially renamed King Phalo Airport on 23 February 2021) is an airport serving East London,
a city in the Eastern Cape province on the southeast coast of South Africa.

[Read more - wikipedia]

Identified airlines on my postcards
Boeing B727

Identified aircraft types on my postcards
South African Airways

Protea Colour Prints
South African Airways
Boeing B727
ZS-EKX
Swakop
712
Protea Colour Prints
Ben Schoeman Airport,
East London, Cape, South Africa
VC
Stamp removed, not dated
Johannesburg

Rand Airport
[QRA/FAGM]

Rand Airport is an airport in Germiston, South Africa. It was constructed in the 1920s as the main airport for Johannesburg, but the city outgrew it and replaced the airport with Palmietfontein Airport in the late 1940s (itself replaced by Jan Smuts International Airport in the 1950s).

[Read more - wikipedia]

Identified airlines on my postcards
Armstrong Whitworth AW.15 Atalanta
Junkers Ju-52

Identified aircraft types on my postcards
Imperial Airways
South African Airways

Empire Exhibition Johannesburg 1936
Postcard backside
VC
Empire Exhibition
Johannesburg 1936
Rand Airport
Arrival of Air Mails from Europe and Intermediate Countries
VC
December 8 1936
Empire Exhibition
Johannesburg 1936
Rand Airport
South African Airways' Machine
and Postal Van
VC
January 16 1937
Empire Exhibition
Johannesburg 1936
Delivery of Mails
at
Rand Airport
VC
November 14 1936
Empire Exhibition
Johannesburg 1936

Air Station,
Rand Airport
VC
January 16 1937
Imperial Airways
Armstrong Whitworth Atalanta
G-ABTG
South African Airways
Junkers Ju-52
ZS-AFD

Jan Smuts International Airport
[JNB/FAOR]

O. R. Tambo International Airport is an international airport situated in Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa. It serves as the primary airport for domestic and international travel to/from South Africa and is Africa's busiest airport.

It was originally known as Jan Smuts International Airport. The airport was renamed Johannesburg International Airport in 1994. The airport was renamed after anti-apartheid politician Oliver Reginald Tambo in 2006.

[Read more - wikipedia]

Identified airlines on my postcards
Boeing B707
Boeing B727
Douglas DC-4
Douglas DC-7B
Vickers Viscount

Identified aircraft types on my postcards
South African Airways

Airline issued
From foreground to background:
1) South African Airways, Vickers Viscount, ZS-CDW "Rooibok"
2) South African Airways, Vickers Viscount, ZS-CDU "Bosbok"
3) South African Airways, Douglas DC-7B, registration unknown
4) South African Airways, Douglas DC-4, registration unknown
5) South African Airways, Douglas DC-7B, registration unknown
Airline issued
Jan Smuts Airport
near
Johannesburg
VC
Unused
Airline issued
Passengers from Europe arrive at
Jan Smuts Airport
by S.A.A. Boeing 707
VC
Unused
South African Airways
Boeing B707
Registration unknown
Prints-Ad Products
South African Airways
Vickers Viscount
Registration unknown
PJ 16
Print-Ad Products
Jan Smuts Airport,
Johannesburg
VC
Unused
Protea Colour Prints
458
Protea Colour Prints
Jan Smuts Airport,
Johannesburg, South Africa
VC
Unused
From foreground to background:
1) South African Airways, Boeing B727,
ZS-DYP "Oranje/Orange"
2) South African Airways, Boeing B707,
registration unknown
3) South African Airways, Vickers Viscount,
registration unknown
4) Unknown airline, Vickers Viscount,
registration unknown
5) Lufthansa, Boeing B707, registration unkown
6) Sabena, Boeing B707, registration unkown
Port Elizabeth

H. F. Verwoerd Airport
(Port Elizabeth International Airport -> Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport)
[PLZ/FAPE]

Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport is an airport serving Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha), a city in the Eastern Cape province in South Africa.

It was formerly known as H. F. Verwoerd Airport and as the Port Elizabeth International Airport. The name of the airport was changed from Port Elizabeth International Airport to Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport in 2021.

[Read more - wikipedia]

Identified airlines on my postcards
Boeing B707
Boeing B-727

Identified aircraft types on my postcards
South African Airways

C. T. P. Ltd
Foreground:
South African Airways
Boeing B727
ZS-SBF "Komati"
C. T. P. Ltd
S.A.A. Boeing 727 at
H. F. Verwoerd Airport,
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
VC
Unused
Background:
South Africcan Airways
Boeing B707
Registration unknown