Francistown International Airport

Master plan for Francistown Airport in Botswana, to facilitate airport space planning over the next 30 years

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Added value

ADP Ingénierie (ADPI) has demonstrated its expertise and flexibility in modifying the process for providing master plans, analyses and deliverables to best fit the client’s needs for defining the air transport development strategy.


The Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) is required to operate Francistown Airport (FRW) in an efficient, business-like way with the objective of: - developing and increasing non-aeronautical revenue sources, transforming Francistown International Airport into a vibrant commercial center, considering the significant developments that have impacted the local and international aviation sub-sector over several years.

  • The customer needs to check the existing landside and airside facilities and be advised on the location and the capacity of aeronautical and non-aeronautical facilities.

  • The client requires forecasts for passenger traffic, aircraft movements and cargo movements.

  • The client requires the allocation, zoning and demarcation of land for the various uses identified.

  • The client requests recommendations on the activities and strategies to be undertaken in the short, medium and long term to achieve the objective of turning FRW into a vibrant commercial hub. The client requests recommending activities and strategies to be undertaken in the short, medium and long term, to realize the objective of turning FRW into an airport city (a vibrant commercial hub)


Our solution

ADP Ingénierie is mandated to define the strategy to be implemented for both FRW and the city of Francistown based on the synergies identified, coordinated at the national level with the support of government agencies while creating opportunities to attract and involve private investors.

key figures

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current traffic of 37 000 PPA
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Forecast from 68 000 to 223 000 PPA in 2050
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