South Africa

Airports

OR Tambo - Johannesburg International Airport

OR Tambo International in Johannesburg South Africa is a user-friendly terminal and caters for the needs of disabled people, with lifts placed in the centre of the terminal for easy wheelchair access.

Drop-off facilities are located directly outside the terminal building to ensure easy access for passengers.

From OR International, you can take a domestic flight to another South African city or, if you're staying in Johannesburg - the airport is 24 kilometres from the city centre - it's a quick drive by hotel shuttle, hired car or taxi to your destination.

There is more than enough parking at the Johannesburg International Airport: the multi-storey parking lot has more than 5 000 bays.

Perfect landing airport if you wish to:

  • Visit the theme park Gold Reef City
  • Soweto - go on a township tour in one of South Africa's biggest Townships
  • Relax at the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens

Cape Town International Airport

Cape Town International is located 22 kilometres from the city centre and is South Africa's second-largest airport, there are a range of transport options to get you into the city from shuttle services, taxis and of course car hire. Cape Town International Airport expects air traffic to more than double in the run up and duration of the 2010 World Cup.

Cape Town International Airport won the Skytrax Best Airport in Africa award in 2005, and being named the World Travel Awards' leading airport in Africa from 2001 through to 2004, only to be overtaken by Johannesburg International in 2005.

Perfect landing airport if you wish to: ~ Visit the Cape Winelands ~ View the seasonal flowers in Swartland and the West Coast ~ View Whales in Hermanus - the best land based whale watching in the world ~ Visit Cape Town and travel to the top of majestic Table Mounitain ~ Visit any of the wonderful nature reserves - including Cape Point


Durban International Airport

Durban International Airport is the third busiest airport in South Africa, especially during the holiday season when local and visiting tourists come to relax on the golden beaches of the Dolphin Coast, or to visit some of KwaZulu-Natal's game parks.

Durban International is located 16 kilometres from Durban city centre, and handles over 2.5 million passengers every year.

Playing host to a number of international airlines, including South African Airways, British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air Mauritius and Air Zimbabwe. There are also many daily domestic flights to most South African airports.

Shuttle services and taxis run at regular intervals between the airport and the city.


Perfect landing airport if you wish to:

  • Visit the South or North Coast glorious beaches>
  • Visit the historical battlefields of KwaZulu Natal
  • Run the Comrades Marathon - between Pietermaritzburg and Durban
  • For Rugby fans - watch The Sharks in the Super 14
  • Visit the highest mountain range in South Africa - The Drakensberg
  • Go surfing, snorkelling or fishing along the Dolphin Coast