Country Profile

Kingdom of Lesotho
('Muso oa Lesotho)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
04 October 1966
Capital City:
Total Area Ranking:
141 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
142 of 242 in the World

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Lesotho History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Lesotho
wikipedia: Lesotho
wikipedia: History of Lesotho


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Lesotho.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

In the British colonial era civil aircraft based in Lesotho/Basutoland used the registration sequence VQ-ZAA to VQ-ZDZ, 1929-1967. Upon independence the sequence 7P-xxx was adopted.

All-time Lesotho – civil aircraft register (VQ-ZAa VQ-ZDa 7P-aaa).
[Get involved with the Aeroflight Cloud.]

Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Defence Aviation (Lesotho Defence Force – Air Squadron)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – no EMS/rescue helicopter service
Police Aviation (Lesotho Mounted Police) – no aviation unit

Commercial Aviation

Air Lesotho

wikipedia: Airlines of Lesotho
The World’s Airlines: Lesotho

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Lesotho

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums

None at present

Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.

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