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South Africa Airport

Overview
Airports
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Cape Town Airport

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

Time Difference
GMT +2.

Contacts
Tel: +27 (0)21 937 1200.

Transfer City
Door-to-door minibus services are available for the journey to the city, taking approximately half an hour. Many hotels operate courtesy buses and a 24 hour backpacker bus is available hourly to many hostels. Taxis are available in the arrivals parking lot but are expensive, costing at least US$20 to the city centre. A shared taxi, also called a Rikki, can be reserved and is slightly cheaper than a taxi (Tel: 0861 745 547). Car rentals can be made from the arrivals terminal or before hand at SouthAfriCar. The MyCiti bus is the quickest and cheapest option for getting into the city, but the bus service has not yet been rolled out throughout the city, so visitors will need to check how close it can take them to their accommodation before hopping aboard.

Car Rental
Car rental companies represented at the airport include Hertz, Avis, National Alamo, Budget, Europcar and Tempest.

Airport Facilities
ATMs, bars, restaurants and currency exchange facilities are available throughout the airport. There are several shops, including duty-free in the International Departures' section. A VAT refund service is available by the International check in desk. Hotels reservations and tourist information are available in the International Terminal. There is a Vodacom shop in International Arrivals where visitors can buy local SIM cards for their mobile phones.

Car Parking
There is short and long-term parking in a multilevel parking garage, connected to the terminal. Fees range from ZAR 16 for the first hour to ZAR 275 for five days in the long-term parking area. There is also a special pick-up area that offers 15 minutes' free parking.

Website
www.airports.co.za

Johannesburg Airport

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

Time Difference
GMT +2.

Contacts
Tel: +27 (0)11 921 6262.

Transfer 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).

Car Rental
Car rental companies represented at the airport include Sizwe, Avis, Budget, Tempest, Europcar and Khaya.

Airport Facilities
Facilties at the airport include bureaux de change, banks, a post office, shops, restaurants and bars, internet access, mobile phone rental, viewing decks, a medical clinic and a prayer room.

Car Parking
Fifteen minutes of free parking is available for those picking up passengers. Short-term parking charges at OR Tambo Airport range from ZAR 15 per hour or ZAR 20 for two hours in Parkade 1 to ZAR 30 for half an hour or ZAR 60 for two hours in the basement of Parkade 2. Upper level parking in Parkade 2 costs ZAR 5 per hour. Long-term parking is available in shaded lots and costs either ZAR 65 or ZAR 80 per day. Official long-term parking lots cost just ZAR 40 per day and connected to the airport via shuttle buses.

Website
www.airports.co.za

Durban International Airport

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

Time Difference
GMT +2.

Contacts
Tel: +27 (0)86 727 7888.

Transfer City
The airport can be accessed by car via the N2 from Durban. A rail link is expected to be completed soon.

Car Rental
Numerous car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Khaya, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and National.

Airport Facilities
The newly built airport terminal has a modern and substantial range of facilities. These include ATMS, banks, lounges, a post office, restaurants and bars, and 52 retail outlets. Disabled facilities are excellent; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.

Car Parking
Plentiful parking is available. Parking is charges at ZAR 6 for the first half hour, up to a daily limit of ZAR 160. Shaded parking is cheaper for the long-term, starting at ZAR 15 for two hours up to ZAR 75 per day.

Website
www.acsa.co.za

Kimberley Airport

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

Time Difference
GMT +2.

Contacts
Tel: +27 (0)53 851 1241.

Transfer City
There is no bus service between the airport and the city, but a taxi service is available on request and car hire agencies are available at the airport.

Car Rental
Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar and National Alamo.

Airport Facilities
Facilities include a pub in the arrivals terminal, public phones and an ATM.

Website
www.airports.co.za

East London Airport

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

Time Difference
GMT +2.

Contacts
Tel: +27 (0)43 706 0304.

Transfer City
Gateway Shuttle (tel: 043 743 139) and Redshuttle Bus Services leave from in front of the arrivals terminal. Bookings should be made in advance. Their schedule follows flight schedules.

Car Rental
Rental companies at the airport include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Tempest.

Airport Facilities
The airport has an ATM in the departures hall and information desk in the arrivals hall. A coffee shop, restaurant and bookshop are also available in the terminal building.

Website
www.airports.co.za

Bloemfontein Airport

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

Time Difference
GMT +2.

Contacts
Tel: +27 (0)51 407 2200.

Transfer City
Taxis and shuttles, which should be booked in advance, are available just outside the terminal building; schedules match the arrival of flights. Contact the Bloemfontein Airport helpdesk for more information.

Car Rental
Car rental companies at the airport include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, National Alamo and Tempest. All car rental stands are located in the terminal building.

Airport Facilities
The airport has a mobile phone rental shop, coffee bar, bookshop, restaurant and information desk. A VIP lounge and business lounge, conference room and ATM machine are also available.

Car Parking
Open parking is R48 for up to 24 hours, while covered parking is R68 and lock-up garages are available for R100 per day.

Website
www.airports.co.za

Port Elizabeth Airport

Location
The airport is situated about two miles (3km) south of PE.

Time Difference
GMT +2.

Contacts
Tel: +27 (0)41 507 7319.

Transfer City
Taxis provide the only transport to the city centre.

Car Rental
Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Europcar and National.

Airport Facilities
Facilities include several shops as well as restaurants, cafes and pubs, and conference facilities. An ATM is available for cash withdrawal.

Car Parking
Short- and long-term parking is available within easy walking distance from the terminal. The drop-and-go and pick-up zones directly outside the terminal are free.

Website
www.airports.co.za

George Airport

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

Time Difference
GMT +2.

Contacts
Tel: +27 (0)44 876 9310.

Transfer City
Taxis are the only form of transport between the city and the airport.

Car Rental
Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Hertz and Europcar.

Airport Facilities
Facilities include foreign exchange, an ATM, conference facilities, cafes, and a few snack shops. Cellphones are also available for rent.

Website
www.airports.co.za

Kruger Mpumalanga Airport

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

Time Difference
GMT +2.

Contacts
Tel: +27 (0)13 753 7500.

Transfer City
Taxis are available.

Car Rental
A number of car rental companies are located at the airport including Avis, Hertz, National/Alamo, Europcar and Budget.

Airport Facilities
Facilities include an ATM and currency exchange facilities, a restaurant, café and curio shops.

Car Parking
Short and long-term parking is available.

Website
www.kmiairport.co.za

Hoedspruit Airport

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

Time Difference
GMT +2.

Contacts
Tel: +27 (0)15 793 3681.

Car Rental
Avis has a rental office on site.

Airport Facilities
Foreign exchange is available, and there is a small restaurant and curio shop.

Website
www.eastgateairport.co.za

Richards Bay Airport

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

Time Difference
GMT + 2.

Contacts
Tel: +27 (0)35 789 9630.

Transfer City
Taxis are available outside the arrivals hall.

Car Rental
Car rental companies available are Sixt, Drive South Africa, Hertz, National, RIS Vehicle Hire, Avis, Budget, Afropulse, Europcar and Tempest.

Airport Facilities
The Runway Restaurant and Bar provides refreshment for travellers.

Car Parking
Short term parking is available.

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