Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.
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.
Official Website: airports.co.za
Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals A and B, open 24 hours a day and connected through a central building.
Annual passenger traffic: 14.7 million passengers went through it in 2022.
Tel: +27 119 216 262. Flight information: Tel +27 867 277 888. - FACEBOOK
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.See Map
Car rental desks are found in the multi-storey parking lot situated across from the domestic sector.
Avis (Tel +27 119 233 730 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
BLUU (Tel +27 113 901 924 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Capital (Tel +27 113 903 166 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm, weekends from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +27 115 741 000 - 24 hours a day)
First (Tel +27 112 309 999 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +27 113 902 066 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Select Car & Van Rental (Tel +27 113 902 763)
Tempest (Tel +27 113 948 626 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Thrifty/Woodford (Tel +27 113 903 454 - 6:30 am to 9:00 pm)
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. The first 30 minutes in P2 have no charge. 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.
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.
Latest updates: March 24, 2023