Cape Town International Airport

Cape Town International Airport. Photo courtesy Danie van der Merwe

Cape Town International Airport is Africa’s third-largest airport. Having undergone an upgrade for the FIFA World Cup™, the airport now offers passengers and visitors a memorable experience and a great venue for conferencing and shopping.

Airports Council International has rated Cape Town International Airport as Africa's best aiport many times, including every year since 2010.

Cape Town International Airport is home to a variety of restaurants, shops and services from African souvenirs and mementos, to health and beauty, food, music, books, sport and leisure wear. The airport has a world-class conference centre able to host up to 80 delegates at a time.

It is located 22km or about 20 minutes from the city centre and is easily accessible via taxi or rental car. The city has introduced a dedicated shuttle via its MyCiTi Bus service , which operates directly from the Civic Centre station in Hertzog Boulevard and the Cape Town International Airport. The airport service runs every 20 minutes from 04h20 to 21h50.

There are 21 different airline carriers operating from Cape Town International Airport, the only airport in the Cape Town area, and transporting several millions of people each year. Travellers from all over the world arrive and depart due to direct flights to London, Munich, Amsterdam, Dubai and Singapore. The airport is also home to local low-cost airlines such as Kulula and Mango, as well as major airlines such as South African Airways, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic.

The airport has also undergone major renovation to its parking facilities and now offers long-stay parking for special needs passengers, as well as valet services and short-term parking.

Extra info

Check all flight arrivals by dialing +27 (0)86 727 7888.

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