Cape Town Airport
A traveller's guide

The International Airport

© South African Tourism

Cape Town Airport
Our International Airport is a major gateway into South Africa. The Western Cape is one of the busiest tour and business travel destinations in the country, and our airport effectively satisfies an ever increasing demand from Cape travellers and business delegates around the world.

Cape Town Airport is located 20 kms approx. from the Cape Town city centre. It's the 2nd largest in South Africa and comprises four passenger terminals including a spacious International Arrivals terminal which was opened in 2001, and a new International Departures terminal completed in 2003 capable of handling a million passengers a year.

Airport Transfers to Cape Town

For information about car hire go here: Cape Town Car Hire

An extensive airport upgrade is in progress, ahead of the 2010 World Cup and a new departure terminal has been completed.

Want to know more about Cape Town? Here's a comprehensive travel guide: Cape Town Travel Guide

Useful Airport Facts

The passenger friendly International Departures terminal at the Cape Town Airport is built on three levels. The ground floor is a public area where 68 check-in counters, ticket counters, baggage handling areas and shops are situated. There are also duty free facilities and sections for customs and vat reclaimation. The mezzanine level contains passport control desks and offices for immigration and security.

Banking and foreign exchange bureaux are to be found in the Domestic and International terminals.

Cellular phone rental agencies are situated in the international terminals.

A private agency operates a postal service outlet alongside the Domestic Arrivals Terminal.

A medical practice for the use of passengers and air crews is situated on the mezzanine level of the International Arrivals terminal at Cape Town Airport.

Green Path Transfers Local Destination Information

For more useful information go to my Cheap Flights page.

Return from this Cape Town Airport page to the
Cape Town Travel Adviser Home Page