Sports Equipment

Planning on an active break ? No worries! You can bring your sports equipment on your travels with Air Namibia. 

Cargo Sport Equipment Air Namibia

Hereunder you will find a list of the surcharges and packing instructions you must take in account for your equipment. If you have any specific requirements feel free to contact us.

Note: these charges apply solely to Air Namibia operated flights. If you are travelling with another airline, please contact your operating carrier directly

Alpinist Equipment / Hiking / Walking

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a backpack, an ice pick, a pair of climbing iron, 1 pair of poles

Archery Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a set of bow and arrow packed in a durable protective container

Bicycle

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a regular bike (no motor / no e-bike) or a special children’s trolley to use with a bike or a one-wheel bike

Bicycles

Bicycles must be securely packed. Special boxes and bags are obtainable from bicycle outlets and associations. Please make use of this type of packaging as it prevents your bicycle from possible damage. Air Namibia will not take liability for damages of bicycles if they are not securely packed in the special boxes or bags. Kindly ensure that the box or bag is clearly marked with your contact details.

Handlebars must be turned parallel with the frame, pedals removed or turned inward, tires deflated and the seat must be put down. All electronic equipment must be removed and transported separately. Please note also that the carriage of bicycle tyres in the overhead compartment of the aircraft will not be allowed as the tyres do not meet the minimum size requirements and this may cause damage to both the aircraft and the bicycle equipment.

Boogieboard / Body Board

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a board

Bowling Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a bowling bag
a bowling ball
a pair of shoes

Canoe / Kayak

Can only be carried as Cargo

Fishing Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a tackle box or a haversack
or an angler’s basket,
a rod
a bag or a box

Golf Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a golf bag containing one set of golf clubs, golf balls and tees, a pair of golf shoes

Packing Golf Equipment 

We will accept golfing equipment as checked baggage providing it does not exceed the maximum dimensions and weight restrictions*.

  •  Golfing equipment will only be accepted if it is packed appropriately in a recognised bag or case to safeguard against damage.
  •  If the total number of checked bags is more than your free checked allowance, you will need to pay extra bag charges.
  •  A large golfing umbrella or parasol counts as one item of baggage.

Maximum size: 190cm x 75cm x 65cm (75in x 29.5in x 25.5in).

Hang Gliding Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 150 U$ 80 U$ 110 U$ 70 a set of hang gliding equipment packed in a container

Hockey or Cricket Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 150 U$ 80 U$ 110 U$ 70 a hockey bag, hockey sticks, a pair of ice skates, a set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), a helmet

Horse Riding Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 300 U$ 150 U$ 180 U$ 70 a saddle, a set of horse harness, a horse whip, a pair of riding boots, a bareback pad, 1 set of polo sticks

Hunting or Sports Weapons

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
EUR 50*
U$ 100
U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 Sporting/Hunting guns, pistols, rifles plus ammunition (according to IATA DGR Regulations and if packed in a separate bag)

Weapons used for sport or hunting must be declared and are then only charged PER riffle.

Packing Firearms and ammunition

  •  Firearms and/or ammunition will be accepted provided they are packed in an appropriate carriage case.
  •  Firearms and ammunition are not allowed in hold luggage with general personal possessions.
  •  All firearms have to be packed separately from the ammunition and must be in a locked firearms case.
  •  The ammunition must be separate and in its own locked bag/container of not more than 5 kg (10 lbs).

In these instances you will not be charged for the extra bag(s) but will be subject to the appropriate handling fee(s).

Preparing firearms for travel

  •  Each firearm carried must be accompanied by the appropriate firearms certificate.
  •  The firearm must be unloaded.
  •  Ammunition must be packed in either its original packaging or in a suitable container that prevents movement between shells or cartridges, i.e. loose ammunition is not permitted.
  •  Bags with ammunition must not bear ‘explosives’ labels.

Inline-Skates

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a pair of inline skates, a set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), a helmet

Javelin

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a set of javelin equipment packed in a container

Kite / Surfboard / Wakeboard

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a kite & a board

Longboard

Can only be carried as Cargo –  Boards Exceeding 2M

Parachute Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 130 U$ 75 U$ 85 U$ 60 a set of Parachute Equipment packed in a container

Pole Vault Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a set of vaulting poles packed in a container

Scuba Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 180 U$ 95 U$ 120 U$ 70 a diving mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, BCD-jacket, regulator, an empty tank bottle, a lamp (switched off, energy source separately packed, removed battery protected against short circuit)

Diving

Preparing diving equipment for travel:

  •  Cylinders must be empty
  •  Pressure-sensitive devices may need special packaging.
    Please refer to the manufacturer for advice.
  •  Spear-guns must be unloaded with the spear packed separately.

Skateboard

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a board, a set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), a helmet

Ski / Snowboard Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a pair of ski, a pair of poles, a pair of boots (even if in separate bag), a helmet

a snowboard, a pair of boots (even if in separate bag), a helmet

Packing Ski-Equipment 

Preparing skis and snowboards for travel:

  •  Skis and snowboards must be packed in a recognised ski or snowboard bag
  •  if you are travelling with skis and ski boots you should pack them in one of the following ways:
    •  pack your skis and ski boots separately
    •  pack your ski boots within your checked baggage

Surfboard

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a board up to 2m

 

Tandem Bike

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a tandem bike with max 2 seats (no motor/ no e-bike)

 

Tennis / Squash / Badminton Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a set of rackets and balls packed in a bag

Waterski Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a pair of waterski or a slalom waterski

Waveboard

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 100 U$ 60 U$ 75 U$ 50 a board and a set of body protection, a helmet

Windsurf Equipment

International Regional West Africa Domestic Definition
U$ 150 U$ 75 U$ 95 U$ 60 a board
a sail
a boom
a mast
a gear bag
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