Question NW2552 to the Minister of Transport

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13 September 2018 - NW2552

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Masango, Ms B to ask the Minister of Transport

(1)Have there been any land claims on the Pilanesburg airport or its runways; if so, have any discussions been undertaken with the land claimants; (2) was an offer made to the claimants; if so, (a) why did the land owner not accept the offer and (b) has the issue of expropriation of that land been considered?


  1. Yes, there is land claim on part of the airport. Half of the runway is on the claimed land, but the other portion has not yet experienced any claim.
  2. Discussions and negotiation have commenced between the Department of Public Works and Road and Community Safety and Transport Management and the Claimant.

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