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Cape Town International Airport
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 Address Airports Company South Africa
Private Bag X9002
Cape Town International Airport
South Africa
 Location The airport is located 22 kilometres (15.5 miles) east of Cape Town
 Country code 27
Time Zone Greenich Mean Time + 2.
 Telephone (0) 21 937 1200
 Fax (0) 21 934 2861 or 0932
 Email Email via the website.
 Website www.airports.co.za
Airport News

Redevelopment of the Domestic Terminals is currently in progress, the construction process will span a period of 2 years.

Number of terminals


Driving directions

Take the N2 highway, and follow signs for the Cape Town airport.

Transfer between terminals

The terminals are within walking distance of each other.

Car parking

Cars are easily parked in the shade along the full length of the terminal buildings and shuttles are available to transport travellers to the relevant terminal. For more information on parking, please contact Katanga X (telephone: (0)21 934 7698). Valet parking and lock-up garages are offered by Katanga Executive Parking (telephone: (0)21 934 2240), these facilities must be booked in advance.

Car rental

Avis, Europcar, Budget, Hertz, Khava / Kulula, Imperial, National Alamo and Tempest are represented. Desks are situated inside the International and Domestic Arrivals Terminals. The car hire zones are situated outside, either opposite the International Terminal or next to the Domestic Arrivals Terminal.

Public Transport


Taxis are available from the airport to the city centre (the journey time is 20 minutes), Touch Down Taxis is the officially authorised airport taxi company and travellers are recommended to use these instead of unauthorised taxis.

Door to door shuttle bus services are available on demand or by pre booking in Arrivals (Domestic and International). Schedules can vary according to flight arrival times, passengers can also pre book their return trip to the airport.

Information and help desks

Information desks are situated in Arrivals in both the International and Domestic Terminals.

Airport facilities

Money and communications

Banks, bureaux de change, ATM's and a post office are accessible. Mobile telephone hire is possible too. Internet is available in the British American Tobacco Smokers Lounge.

Eating and drinking

Food and drink outlets can be found all through the airport, and include a restaurant, sports café, bar, coffee shop, juice bar, bar and grill, and sandwich shop.


Duty free shopping, including a wine shop, is located in International Departures (airside). Shops also include a bookshop, pharmacy, clothing accessories shop, sweet shop and gift shop. A VAT refund service is offered in International Departures.


Baggage storage facilities are accessible in the Domestic Arrivals and International Departures Terminals. A porter service is possible, porters are self employed and rely on tips for their income.

Other facilities

There is a surgery (telephone: (0)21 934 2246). Baby changing facilities are found in all ladies’ toilets.

Conference and business facilities

The Zenith Airport Conference Venue (telephone: (0)21 934 0012) is situated near the Domestic Arrivals Terminal and offers venues for meetings and conferences, as well as catering. Fully equipped offices with a secretarial service, for short and long term hire, is also possible. Executive lounges are situated in Domestic and International Departures and an Airports Company VIP Lounge facility can be found next to the north side of the Domestic Departures Terminal (telephone: (0)21 937 1233).

Disabled facilities

The airport is fully accessible for disabled travellers, with ramps, lifts and disabled toilets. Wheelchairs can be supplied if necessary, passengers are advised to inform their airline of any special needs in advance.

Airport hotels

The Road Lodge (telephone: (0) 21 934 7303) is located on site. The City Lodge Pinelands (telephone: (0) 21 685 7944) and Courtyard Suite Hotel (telephone: (0) 21 448 3929) are within 11 kilometres (7 miles) of the airport. Hotel reservations can be made at the airport by using automatic telephones, situated in Arrivals.
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