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


Johannesburg International Airport (JNB) Airport Information (Johannesburg, South Africa)

The airport in Johannesburg is "Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) - (ORTIA)" and it is the largest and busiest airport in South Africa. Johannesburg Airport is located 24 km. on the east of Johannesburg and about 60 km. to Pretoria. Johannesburg offers clean and comfortable accommodation opportunities all year round for the visitors. It is easy to find accommodation, guest houses, B&B and Johannesburg hotels.

The airport hosts flights from all over the world by the all major airlines and caters more than 17 million travelers each year. There are also domestic flights to the other South African cities.

There are 3 terminals (International Terminal, Central Terminal and Domestic Terminal) and there are shuttle busses that operates between the terminals and car parks.

The facilities at the Johannesburg Airport include restaurants, bars, shops, hairdressers, flower shops, post office, bank, insurance and car hire companies, business center, disabled facilities and duty free shops. Further information can be obtained via +27 (011) 975 9963.
Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) Contact Information;
Airport Code: JNB
Airport Address : Private Bag X1, O.R. Tambo International Airport, 1627, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)11 921 6911
Fax: +27 (0)11 921 6422
Helpdesk: +27 (0)11 921 6262
Flight information: 086 72 77 888
e-Mail address:

The Information Desks are situated at the International Arrivals & Departures terminals and Domestic Arrivals terminal (Johannesburg Airport Helpdesk Phone: +27 (011) 921 6262). Also the Gauteng Tourism Authority Information Desk is situated at the International Arrivals Terminal (Phone: +27 (011) 390 3614).

There are regular shuttle bus services (Magic Bus Airport Transfers (Phone: +27 (011) 548 0822;; metered taxis and train (high speed train from Sandton) services for transportation in Johannesburg Airport. Using official ACSA approved companies highly recommended for airport to city taxi, shuttle, bus services and car rentals in Johannesburg.

Travelers are easily able to find metered taxis at the Johannesburg Airport.

The regular shuttle bus service operates from the opposite side of Johannesburg Railway Station named Rotunda to the South African Airways (SAA) terminal, from 05.00 am. to 10.00 pm in every 30 minutes. There is also another bus line that operates between the Johannesburg Airport and Sandton City.

Taxis & Transfers
Airport Link +27 (0)11 794 8300
Kitima Shuttle +27 (0)11 880 3885
Cabs For Women +27 (0)861 777 778
Corporate Cabs +27 (0)800 800 800
Bradcorp Taxi Cabs   +27 (0)82 734 3638
Driver Vasco   +27 (0)11 774 3333
Roses Taxis +27 (0)83 255 0933
Bosh and Sons Cabs   +27 (0)82 646 1201
Mr Shuttle +27 (0)82 800 5788

Domestic Flights from Johannesburg Airport (JNB)

Travelers are able to travel within South Africa via discount carriers such as  Kulula and Mango. The regular airlines often offer competitive prices. Durban is an hour’s flight, Port Elizabeth 90 minutes and Cape Town 2 hours from Johannesburg.



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