The airport was built in 1951 with a passenger throughput capacity of up to two hundred thousand passengers annually. Today it is currently handling about one and half million passengers per annum.
Harare international Airport boasts of having the third longest runway in the world.
In order to fully meet growing airport capacity demands a new state of the art airport was constructed in 1999.
The new terminal has annual passenger throughput capacity of over 2 million.
Harare International airport is one of the best airports in the sub region in terms of service quality and facilities available to customers. Facilities available include Duty Free Shops, Curio Shops and banking services.
With the development of cargo village and an Aerocity, the airport is poised to cater for the both airlines and passengers needs.
The airport is growing to be appreciated as the gateway to Southern Africa.