Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT IS YOUR LOCATION?
Sunrise Aviation is based at the Nelspruit Airport in the city of Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) is our closest international Airport.
WHERE ARE YOU BASED?
We are based at the Nelspruit Airport. The nearest International Airport is KMIA with connecting flights to the nearest Local Airports - being Nelspruit, Skukuza (Kruger National Park) or Eastgate - Hoedspruit.
WHAT HELICOPTER DO YOU OPERATE?
Sunrise Aviation operates mainly Bell 206 series helicopters, being a Jetranger or Longranger. Bell Helicopters are recognized as world leaders in the Helicopter Industry and their aircraft are renowned for their safety and reliability.
HOW MANY PASSENGERS CAN ONE HELICOPTER TAKE?
A Jetranger has 4 seats plus the pilot and the Longranger has 6 seats plus the pilot, with a limited luggage allowance. However the aircraft has a Maximum All Up Weight Allowance and we reserve the right limit the seat occupation or refuse to carry individuals over 120kgs.
ARE THERE ANY AGE RESTRICTIONS?
There are no age restrictions and children under 3 years of age can be flown on a lap.
There are no specific health requirements.