Thornhill Air Base
Airport codes Thornhill Air Base
-19°-26'-11"S / 29°51'42"E
4680ft / 1426.46m
About Thornhill Air Base
Thornhill Air Base (GWE) is located in the municipality of Gweru in Zimbabwe, Africa. It's a medium airport in Zimbabwe based in the region Midlands Province. There is no scheduled passenger service.
A startling fact is that the airport is at a very high altitude.
GWE has 2 runways with a total length of 16,592 ft, of which 1 is lighted.
|13R-31L||7,826 ft||93 ft||Asphalt||No|
|13L-31R||8,766 ft||100 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
Other airports in Zimbabwe
|FVCZ||BFO||Buffalo Range Airport||Medium airport||Chiredzi|
|FVWN||HWN||Hwange National Park Airport||Medium airport||Hwange|
|FVJN||BUQ||Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport||Medium airport||Bulawayo|
|FVKB||KAB||Kariba International Airport||Medium airport||Kariba|
|FVMV||MVZ||Masvingo International Airport||Medium airport||Masvingo|
|FVMT||N/A||Mutoko Airport||Medium airport||Mutoko|
|FVRG||HRE||Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport||Large airport||Harare|
|FVFA||VFA||Victoria Falls International Airport||Medium airport||Victoria Falls|
Find your way around Thornhill Air Base
Taxi Thornhill Air Base
The easiest way to find a transfer to and from Thornhill Air Base is through our taxi widget below. We will find the best deal for you and display multiple options for you to choose from.
Rent a car at GWE
Find a cheap rental car at Thornhill Air Base to make the most out of your trip to Zimbabwe. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.
Renting a car at GWE lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Zimbabwe quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.
Airport car parking at Thornhill Air Base
Park your car at GWE
Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at Thornhill Air Base or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at GWE can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.
Things to do in Zimbabwe?
Find the best things to do in or nearby Thornhill Air Base
Are you planning on travelling to Zimbabwe? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby Gweru. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.
Store your bags in Gweru
Do you want to visit Gweru and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.
Forward your luggage
Are you planning a trip to Zimbabwe and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.
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Travel luggage and cabin bags
Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.
All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.
Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at GWE?
Claim your compensation
Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at Thornhill Air Base, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.
Travel insurance for your trip to Zimbabwe
A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to Zimbabwe because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.
Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.
Travel insurance for people with a medical condition
Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.
Customized GWE gifts and souvenirs
Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to Thornhill Air Base. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.
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