Johannesburg airport (JNB)

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Johannesburg airport (JNB)

O.R. Tambo International Airport, opened in 1952, is the largest in the country and the busiest in Africa. It operates with domestic and international flights to the entire continent and the rest of the world.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals A and B, open 24 hours a day and situated next to each other.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 21.2 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +27 119 216 262. Flight information: Tel +27 867 277 888. There are information counters available 24 hours a day in the Arrivals and Departures Halls of both terminals and in the transit area.


Johannesburg airport is located 24 km (15 miles) to the northeast of the city.

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Car Rental Companies

Car rental desks operate around the clock and are found in the multi-storey parking lot situated across from the domestic sector.

Avis (Tel +27 119 233 730)
Bidvest Car Rental (Tel +27 113 901 924)
Capital Car Hire (Tel +27 113 903 166)
Europcar (Tel +27 115 741 000)
First Car Rental (Tel +27 112 309 999)
Hertz (Tel +27 113 902 066)
Select Car & Van Rental (Tel +27 113 902 763)
Tempest Car Hire (Tel +27 113 948 626)
Thrifty/Woodford (Tel +27 113 903 454)


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Parking services at Johannesburg airport (JNB)

There are several parking options for long and short stays. A free shuttle bus service connects the terminals with the car parks located further away every 15 minutes, 24 hours a day. Valet parking available on level 4 of P2. Rates

P1 - Multi-storey facility for short stays in front of Terminal A.
P2, P3 - Parking lots with several levels for short periods opposite Terminal B.
P4, P5, P6 - Covered lots for long stays.
P7 - For passenger pick-up and drop-off. The first 20 min. have no charge.


Services for passengers with special needs

There are ramps, elevators, Braille signage, wheelchairs, adapted toilets and reserved parking spaces. Passengers requiring special assistance should notify their airline about their particular needs prior to their flight.