Black Oystercatcher Runway

Our Runway Details


Black Oystercatcher Runway

Our Runway Details

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Fly in to the Black Oystercatcher

Come and enjoy our antipasto platters at the Black Oystercatcher, or stay over at our four self-catering cottages.

You are here: RUNWAY

Due to maintenance on the runway, it is currently closed.
Keep an eye on our social media for updates as to when the runway will open again.

May 2024

Runway Details:


Latitude: 34°37’52.06″S

Longitude: 019°49’38.36″E

Magnetic deviation: 25 deg west

Elevation: 45ft Runways: 14/32, 1000mx30m (3300ft)


Radio: Overberg Tower 119.80

Notes: Airfield inside FAR 147 Confirm condition of runway. Contact operator. No fuel.


Operator: Dirk Human: 082 779 5439


High ground with telephone lines on runway 14 approach. Slippery when wet. Farm animals.

Images by Carl Reiche.

Conservation News

What happens at an aircraft Fly-In Lunch?

Our restaurant became a ‘plane-spotting’ hub for a day

Twelve airplanes joined us for lunch at the Black Oystercatcher on Saturday (17 March). They were members of the Stellenbosch Flying Club. We partnered with the club to host a Black Oystercatcher Fly-In Lunch. Our runway was filled with Savannahs, Jora aircraft and RV’s. The planes landed right in front of the restaurant, with patrons able to watch the pilots land and take off again a few hours later. Read more