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Flights to South Africa

Flights to South Africa from the UK

Which South African airport do flights land in?

International flights most commonly land at O.R. Tambo International Airport, 14 miles (22km) east of Johannesburg, and Cape Town International Airport, 13 miles (20km) east of Cape Town.

Are there direct flights between the UK and South Africa?

There are direct flights to South Africa from the UK to both Johannesburg and Cape Town from London Heathrow. A number of indirect flights to South Africa are also available which offer cheaper fares.

How long is the flight from the UK to South Africa?

Direct flights to South Africa from London take around 11 hours.

What is the time difference between the UK and South Africa?

South Africa is either one or two hours ahead of UK time, depending on Daylight Saving Time in the UK.

Which airlines fly to South Africa from the UK?

South African Airways, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic fly direct between London and Johannesburg. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic also fly direct between London and Cape Town. A number of other airlines offer indirect flights between the UK and South Africa, including Qatar Airways and KLM.


Flights to South Africa from the USA

Are there direct flights between the US and South Africa?

There are direct flights from the USA to South Africa, arriving at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, and connecting flights arriving at Cape Town International Airport.

How long is the flight from the US to South Africa?

A direct flight from New York to Johannesburg takes about 16 and a half hours.

What is the time difference between the US and South Africa?

South African time is six hours ahead of New York.

Which airlines fly to South Africa from the US?

South African Airways flies direct between New York and Johannesburg, and Delta flies direct between Atlanta and Johannesburg. Airlines offering indirect flights to South Africa from the US include Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa, KLM and Qatar Airways.


Airports in South Africa

Cape Town International Airport(CPT)

The airport is situated 13 miles (20km) east of Cape Town.

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

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

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Durban King Shaka International Airport(DUR)

The airport is 22 miles (35km) north of Durban.

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Kimberley Airport(KIM)

The airport is situated five miles (8km) south of Kimberley.

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East London Airport(ELS)

The airport is located six miles (9km) west of the city centre.

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Bram Fischer International Airport(BFN)

The airport is located six miles (10km) from the city centre.

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Port Elizabeth International Airport(PLZ)

The airport is situated about two miles (3km) south of Port Elizabeth.

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George Airport(GRJ)

The airport is situated six miles (10km) from George.

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Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport(MQP)

The airport is situated 16 miles (25km) from Nelspruit at White River.

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Eastgate Airport(HDS)

The airport is situated five miles (8km) from Hoedspruit and is situated within the Hoedspruit Air Force Base Nature Reserve.

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Richards Bay Airport(RCB)

Richards Bay Airport is located four miles (7km) north west of Richards Bay.

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