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Mthatha Airport

Mthatha Airport is an airport serving Mthatha (formerly Umtata), a town in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. [1]

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Aeronautical Information Publication

In aviation, an Aeronautical Information Publication (or AIP) is defined by the International Civil Aviation Organization as a publication issued by or with the authority of a state and containing aeronautical information of a lasting character essential to air navigation.

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Air Force Base Waterkloof

Air Force Base Waterkloof is an airbase of the South African Air Force.

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Airlink

SA Airlink (Pty) Ltd. is an airline based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Airport

An airport is an aerodrome with facilities for flights to take off and land.

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Asphalt

Asphalt (or, occasionally), also known as bitumen, is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum.

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Cabinet of South Africa

The Cabinet of South Africa is the most senior level of the executive branch of the Government of South Africa.

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Death of Nelson Mandela

On 5 December 2013, Nelson Mandela, the first President of South Africa elected in a fully representative democratic election, died at the age of 95 after suffering from a prolonged respiratory infection.

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Douglas C-47 Skytrain

The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner.

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East London Airport

East London Airport is an airport serving East London, a city in the Eastern Cape province on the southeast coast of South Africa.

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Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape is a province of South Africa.

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Elevation

The elevation of a geographic location is its height above or below a fixed reference point, most commonly a reference geoid, a mathematical model of the Earth's sea level as an equipotential gravitational surface (see Geodetic system, vertical datum).

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Grass

Grasses, or more technically graminoids, are monocotyledonous, usually herbaceous plants with narrow leaves growing from the base.

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International Air Transport Association

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is a trade association of the world’s airlines.

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Jacob Zuma

Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, GCB (born 12 April 1942) is the President of South Africa, elected by parliament following his party's victory in the 2009 general election.

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Kaiser Matanzima

Kaiser Daliwonga Mathanzima (15 June 1915 – 15 June 2003) was a leader of the Transkei in South Africa.

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Lindiwe Sisulu

Lindiwe Nonceba Sisulu (born 10 May 1954) is a South African politician, member of parliament since 1994, and member of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress.

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List of heads of state of Transkei

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List of placename renaming in South Africa

Since 1994, there have been a large number of places in South Africa which have been renamed for political, ethnic, or even economic reasons.

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Minister of Defence and Military Veterans

The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans (formerly the Minister of Defence) is a Minister in the Government of South Africa, who is responsible for overseeing the Department of Defence, the Department of Military Veterans and the South African National Defence Force.

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Mthatha

Mthatha, formerly Umtata, is the main town of the King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality in Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

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No-fly zone

A no-fly zone (or no-flight zone) (NFZ) is a territory or an area over which aircraft are not permitted to fly.

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Noxolo Kiviet

Noxolo Kiviet is a South African politician, and has been the Premier of the Eastern Cape since 6 May 2009.

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O. R. Tambo International Airport

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Politics of the Eastern Cape

Like the other eight provinces in South Africa, Eastern Cape is governed by a parliamentary system, with the premier of the province selected from the leadership of the largest party or coalition in the provincial legislature.

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Port Elizabeth Airport

Port Elizabeth International Airport is an airport serving Port Elizabeth, a city in the Eastern Cape province in South Africa.

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Portable Document Format

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware and operating systems.

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Premier of the Eastern Cape

The Premier of the Eastern Cape is the head of government of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

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President of South Africa

The President of the Republic of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under the Constitution of South Africa.

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Pretoria

Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng Province, South Africa.

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Qunu

Qunu is a small rural village in South Africa's Eastern Cape Province, south-west of Mthatha on the road between Butterworth and Mthatha.

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Runway

According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a runway is a "defined rectangular area on a land aerodrome prepared for the landing and takeoff of aircraft".

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Sea level

Sea level is generally used to refer to mean sea level (MSL), an average level for the surface of one or more of Earth's oceans from which heights such as elevations may be measured.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South African Air Force

The South African Air Force (SAAF) is the air force of South Africa, with headquarters in Pretoria.

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South African Broadcasting Corporation

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is the state broadcaster in South Africa, and provides 19 radio stations (AM/FM) as well as 4 television broadcasts to the general public.

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South African Civil Aviation Authority

The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA or CAA) is the South African national aviation authority, overseeing civil aviation and governing investigations of aviation accidents and incidents.

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South African National Defence Force

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) comprises the armed forces of South Africa.

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South African Press Association

The South African Press Association, commonly known as SAPA, is the national news agency of South Africa.

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South African rand

The rand (sign: R; code: ZAR) is the currency of South Africa.

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Transkei

The Transkei (or, meaning the area beyond the river Kei), officially the Republic of Transkei (iRiphabliki yeTranskei), was a Bantustan—an area set aside for members of a specific ethnicity—and nominal parliamentary democracy in the southeastern region of South Africa.

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Very Important Person

A very important person (VIP) is a person who is accorded special privileges due to his or her status or importance.

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2012 Drakensberg SAAF Dakota crash

On 5 December 2012, a Douglas C-47TP "Dakota" of the South African Air Force crashed in the Drakensburg Mountains, KwaZulu Natal, killing all eleven people on board.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mthatha_Airport

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