Johannesburg International Airport


Also called OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg International is Southern Africa's busiest air transport hub.

Johannesburg airport information +27 (0)11 921 6262

Automated flight information 086 72 77 888

Cellphone text message service: send an SMS containing the flight number to 35007 (you will receive up-to-date flight details).

International departures:

Travellers on international flights are advised to arrive at the airport at least three hours prior to their departure time.

Domestic departures:

Travellers on domestical flights are advised to arrive at the airport at least one and a half hours prior to their departure time.

Distance from city centre 24 kilometres (15 miles)

Distance from Sandton 30 kilometres (20 miles)

Johannesburg Magic Bus Shuttle service +27 (0)11 548 0822

There are Internet facilities in Domestic and International lounges and Wireless Internet Access (WIFI) facilities at the International departure lounge.

ATMs, banking and bureau de change facilities:

International Arrivals – ABSA bank, Nedbank, American Express, Rennies and Master Currency bureau de change.

ATMs at the public concourse of International Arrivals and level 1 of the shopping concourse in the Domestic Terminal.

Johannesburg International Airport Map

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Accommodation near Johannesburg International Airport

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

from R550
1 night, 2 adults

One World Hotel OR Tambo

Sleeps 37 Kempton Park Hotel in Kempton Park
2.80km from Johannesburg International Airport

One World Hotel OR Tambo is located in Kempton Park, just 3.5 km from OR Tambo International Airport...

from R650
1 night, 2 adults

Sunrock Guesthouse

Sleeps 65 Kempton Park Guest House in Kempton Park
2.93km from Johannesburg International Airport

Sunrock opened its doors in 2002. The lodge, with all its charm and hospitality, is run by owners A...

from R600
1 night, 2 adults

Villa Toscania Airport Hotel

Sleeps 78 Kempton Park CBD Hotel in Kempton Park CBD
3.03km from Johannesburg International Airport

Villa Toscania offers a prime location for discerning business travellers and tourists. We offer 36...

from R575
1 night, 2 adults

Croydon Hotel

Sleeps 64 Kempton Park Self-catering in Kempton Park
3.44km from Johannesburg International Airport

Croydon Hotel is your choice accommodation if you are looking for something affordable. The hotel i...

from R698
1 night, 2 adults

Vetho Apartments Hotel

Sleeps 60 Croydon Self-catering in Croydon
3.48km from Johannesburg International Airport

Ecotel O R Tambo Airport
from R399
1 night, 2 adults

Ecotel O R Tambo Airport

Sleeps 58 Kempton Park Bed and Breakfast in Kempton Park
3.58km from Johannesburg International Airport

Ecotel O R Tambo is conveniently situated five minutes drive from O R Tambo International Airport.

from R695
1 night, 2 adults

Aero Guest Lodge

Sleeps 26 Kempton Park Lodge in Kempton Park
3.61km from Johannesburg International Airport

Welcome to Aero Guest Lodge. Whether you are travelling, on business or a person recouping health, y...

from R200
1 night, 2 adults

Airport Lodge

Sleeps 27 Kempton Park Guest House in Kempton Park
3.63km from Johannesburg International Airport

Airport Lodge also known as Mannaka’s Guest House are situated only 50 meters behind OR Tambo Intern...

from R715
1 night, 2 adults

Vetho Two Apartments

Sleeps 86 Croydon Self-catering in Croydon
3.64km from Johannesburg International Airport

from R800
1 night, 2 adults

Lakeview Airport Lodge

Sleeps 76 Kempton Park Lodge in Kempton Park
3.66km from Johannesburg International Airport

Lakeview Airport Lodge offers rooms with garden views overlooking Blaauwpan Lake. It is situated adj...

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