But first of all, he says, needs to come a true "understanding and acceptance" that business aviation can be a valuable asset for Africa's growth.
"It's a real business tool," he says. "When you bring business aviation and you let it flourish in your country, you're going to attract those investors that are going to equal money and development and projects."
Analysts say that a thriving business aviation industry can only be good news for commercial air travel as well. The arrival of the industry in a country is a good indicator of its growth potential, Peaford says, acting as a strong incentive for commercial airlines to step in and establish new routes.
"Watch where the business aviation is going," he says. "You can see the countries where business aircraft are going to and often you're going to see the commercial airlines going there, about a year, 18 months later.
"It's always 'watch the business jets' first, that's where you follow the money."