Points of entry through trade corridors

Points of entry through International airports in Namibia

Public Transport

  • No public transport system.
  • Privately operated bus services from Windhoek to Cape Town, Johannesburg, Victoria Falls and Swakopmund.


  • ±42 000 km well-established national road network, of which 13% is bitumen surfaced.
  • detailed information available at the web-site of the Namibia Roads Authority


  • ±2 500 km narrow-gauge track, with the main line running from the South African border, via Keetmanshoop to Windhoek, Okahandja, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay.
  • A Northern branch connects Omaruru, Otjiwarongo, Otavi, Tsumeb and Grootfontein.
  • In the far North, a newly-built track connects Tsumeb and Oshikango.
  • Windhoek is connected to Gobabis in the East with a branch line.
  • detailed information available at the web-site of the Transnamib Holdings Ltd.


  • Direct air links to major sub-Saharan cities, such as Cape Town, Johannesburg, Gaborone, Luanda, Lusaka and Harare.
  • Regular international flights between Windhoek and Frankfurt, as well as Gatwick, London.
  • Airports are managed and developed by the Namibia Airports Company.
  • Domestic charter flights available.
  • check domestic, regional and international flights by Namibia's national airline Air Namibia


  • Situated in Walvis Bay and Lüderitz.
  • Operated by the Namibian Ports Authority.
  • Walvis Bay, with a depth of 12,8 metres, can accommodate container vessels with a capacity of 2 200-2 400 tonnes.
  • Lüderitz Harbour boasts a new cargo and container quay wall 500 metres in length and a draft of -8.15 metres, which can accommodate vessels up to 150 metres in length.
  • deatiled information available at the web-site of Namport

Post and telecommunications

  • A 98% digital telecommunications infrastructure provides direct-dialing facilities to almost everywhere in the world
  • MTC has been Namibia's cellular operator since 1995, with coverage in major towns and road coverage on most of the country's major routes.
  • MTC operates on the GSM 900/1800 frequency.
  • A license for a second cellular operator has been awarded to Powercom, which started operations in December 2006 under the brand name Cell One.
  • detailed information about telecom namibia with an online directory are available on the web-site.
  • Namibia Post Ltd has more than 120 post offices and ±82 000 registered mailbox holders
  • Namibia Post is affiliated to the Universal Postal Union.


  • NamPower is Namibia's national power utility, assisted by Regional Electricity Distributors (REDs).
  • REDs currently functioning are Cenored and Nored servicing the central Northern and far Northern areas and ErongoRED, servicing the Erongo Region in the West.
  • Main sources of power are the thermal, coal-fired an Eck Power Station (120MW); the Hydro-electric Plant at Ruacana Falls (240MW); the diesel- driven Paratus Power station at Walvis Bay (24MW); and an interconnecting line from ESKOM, South Africa (200MW).
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