Charles Prince Airport is named after Charles Hilton Prince, one of the pioneers of aviation in Zimbabwe during 1932-1973, who became Chief Flying Instructor and the first Airport Manager. The airport is located 21 kilometres west of Harare City .
The airport caters for non–scheduled, private and training operations. Non-scheduled flights are available to almost all local holiday resorts and regional destinations like South Africa ( Lanseria, Polokwane), Mozambique ( Beira, Maputo, Vilanqulous, Quilimane), Botswana (Francistown,Gaberone ,Kasane) and Malawi (Chileka).
The runway is 1200 metres long and 17 metres wide and can accommodate MA60 aircraft or equivalent. The airport provides ATC services from 0400-1600 hours daily. Airspace management permits the separation of instrument flights from visual flights.
Customs, immigration control, aircraft parking, refuelling and aircraft maintenance services are available. Limited weather information service is provided through Harare International Airport.