In a welcome development for helicopter operators in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg, a new “Ultimate Helistop’ has been opened.
STEYN CITY IS AN UPMARKET residential and commercial estate north of Johannesburg. In keeping with its exclusive nature if has now opened a heliport to enable improved connectivity with the estate, as the roads around the estate have been the subject of a prolonged upgrade and carry traffic to Diepsloot township further north. The new heliport offers shuttle services from the estate to Sandton and OR Tambo Airport.
The Steyn City Ultimate Helistop is operated by Ultimate Heli, which offers helicopter charter across the country. Ultimate Heli opened South Africa’s first privately-owned heliport at Midrand in 2018. The new helistop features a 650 sq metre hangar and three helicopter pads. It also features an office suite with meeting ‘pods’ and washroom facilities.
Steyn City is a 809-hectare gated residential estate with a golf course, restaurant, school, equestrian centre, indoor heated swimming pool and business park.