Air Botswana is the state-owned airline of Botswana, a country located in Southern Africa. The largest airport of Air Botswana is in Gaborone, which lies about 15 km from the centre of this city. Air Botswana was founded in 1972 to replace two previously operating airlines. Since then, it has mainly operated regional and domestic flights. Importantly, Air Botswana flies mainly to South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. The IATA code for Air Botswana is BP.