Country Profile

(Republic of Namibia)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
21 March 1990
Capital City:
Total Area Ranking:
35 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
143 of 242 in the World

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Namibia History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Namibia
wikipedia: Namibia
wikipedia: History of Namibia


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


Civil Aircraft Registrations

Under South African control, aircraft based in Nambia/South West Africa used the South African civil aircraft registration sequence ZS-xxx. Upon independence in 1990 the registration sequence V5-xxx was adopted.

An all-time Civil Rotorcraft Register of Namibia listing is here.

Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (Namibian Air Force)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation (E-MED Rescue 24)
Medical Aviation (LifeLink Emergency Rescue)
Police Aviation (Namibian Police Air Wing)

Commercial Aviation

Air Namibia

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

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Namibia

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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