Diemerskraal is a farm between Wellington and Malmesbury on the R45 that features a variety of things to do, see and use, especially if you love flying. We have a well maintained gravel airfield, fuel for your aircraft and host an AMO and Two Oceans Skydiving.
hangers for hire
There is a limited amount of hangers to keep your beloved aircraft in a safe and secure space in our beautiful Winelands.
avgas & Jet a1
Avgas and JetA1 is now available on Diemerskraal Airfield. You are welcome to fill up here.
Diemerskraal is roughly an hour’s drive from Cape Town and offer the unique combination of a working farm environment and a small aviation hub. We have hosted local and international filming crews with a couple of exciting projects in the pipeline.
MEET THE TEAM
The original “Everything is possible” and “’n boer maak ‘n plan”. A farmer and a pilot, a family man and a mentor to many. He answers to Oom Daan.
Philip likes to get his hands dirty, be it the soil, oil or grease. Avid angler and hunter with some skills behind any steering wheel with a Bull Run trophy to show for his exploits.
Lesser spotted resident winemaker with a love for the sea. Sightings include France, Indonesia and the Pacific North West.
MORE ABOUT DAAN
The flying bug bit Daan Morkel in his childhood days when he lived in Strand, Western Cape. Propellers fascinated him and he started to build propellers from anything he could find. Tomato box boards and Eucalyptus tree bark was the best raw materials he experimented with. His interest further grew to a rope-controlled aircraft with a benzene fuelled engine. Later in military service, he used every opportunity he could find to fly or to parachute out of any aircraft. In 1984 he started farming at Diemerskraal. At the age of 50 he met Eddie Renton, who later became a very good friend and helped him to retrieve and fix a 1960 Cessna 172. At the same time, he started his training to earn his wings.
Diemerskraal Airfield is in the general flying area that student pilots frequent. During one of the simulated engine failures at Diemerskraal Airfield his instructor, Gavin Jones, asked Daan what will happen after he completed his training. This set in motion what is known as Diemerskraal Airfield today.
Clients & collaborators
Skydive Two Oceans is a
Skydive Two Oceans is a skydiving company here at Diemerskraal Airfield. Blake and his team has accumulated more than 40 000 tandem jumps between the four of them. Experience the unique view of both oceans in their capable hands.
Blake 071 121 7404