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Airports in Johannesburg

O.R. Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) (JNB)

Overview

Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport was given a significant upgrade in preparation for the 2010 Fifa World Cup. It processes most international flights arriving in South Africa and receives over 18 million passengers each year.

Passengers flying to OR Tambo can connect to most regional airports via OR Tambo. It is also conveniently close to many local attractions such as the Kruger National Park and the historic townships of Alexandria and Soweto in Johannesburg.

Location

The airport is 14 miles (22km) east of Johannesburg.

Getting to the city

The recently-constructed Gautrain provides fast and easy access to the Johannesburg city centre from the airport, with regular express trains to Sandton. An airport bus departs regularly to the city centre. Authorised shuttle buses and taxis are available; these display the ACSA logo on their vehicles. Hotel shuttle buses depart every 15 minutes from the bus terminal behind the Airport Sun International hotel. A reputable shuttle company is Magic Bus which is located on the ground floor of the domestic parkade building (Tel: +27 (0)11 394 6902).

Time

GMT +2.

Contacts

Tel: +27 (0)11 921 6262.

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Johannesburg Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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