Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport

Travel Guide Africa South Africa Gauteng Johannesburg Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport



Johannesburg is served by the largest and busiest airport in South Africa, OR Tambo International Airport (JNB). The airport is also an important gateway (or hub) for international air travel to and from the rest of Southern Africa.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

  • Car: The airport is easily accessible by car and it is located in northeast Johannesburg on the R24 Airport Freeway, which can be accessed by the N3 Eastern Bypass and the R21 highway.
  • Rail: the airport is currently accessible by the Gautrain, which travels to Sandton. Extensions of this line will continue into Johannesburg and further towards Pretoria.
  • Bus: several bus lines operate to and from the airport, but services are not always frequent or safe. Use the better shuttle buses provided by some airlines or take a taxi.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

There are two terminals (A and B) and for more information about airlines also see the list of airlines or the details about travelling with budget airlines.

Terminal A

  • 1Time - Livingstone, Zanzibar
  • Afriqiyah Airways - Tripoli
  • Air Austral - St. Denis de la Réunion
  • Air Botswana - Gaborone, Maun, Kasane, Francistown
  • Air France - Paris-Charles de Gaulle
  • Airlink - Antananarivo, Beira, Bulawayo, Harare, Lusaka, Manzini, Maseru, Ndola, Pemba
  • Air Madagascar - Antananarivo, Fort Dauphin
  • Air Malawi - Blantyre, Lilongwe
  • Air Mauritius - Mauritius
  • Air Namibia - Accra, Lusaka, Windhoek
  • Air Seychelles - Mahé, Cape Town
  • Air Zimbabwe - Bulawayo, Harare
  • Arik Air - Lagos
  • Bellview Airlines - Lagos
  • British Airways - London-Heathrow
  • British Airways operated by Comair - Harare, Livingstone, Mauritius, Victoria Falls, Windhoek
  • Cathay Pacific Airways - Hong Kong
  • Delta Air Lines - Atlanta
  • EgyptAir - Cairo
  • El Al - Tel Aviv
  • Emirates - Dubai
  • Ethiopian Airlines - Addis Ababa
  • Etihad Airways - Abu Dhabi
  • Fly Kumba - Bulawayo
  • Gabon Airlines - Libreville, Pointe Noire
  • Hewa Bora Airways - Kinshasa, Lubumbashi
  • Iberia - Madrid
  • Interair South Africa - Brazzaville, Bamako, Cotonou, Ponte-Noire, St-Denis de la Reunion
  • Interlink Airlines - Bujumbura
  • Jet Airways - Mumbai
  • Kenya Airways - Nairobi
  • KLM - Amsterdam
  • Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique - Beira, Inhambane, Maputo, Pemba, Quelimane, Tete, Vilanculos
  • Lufthansa - Frankfurt
  • Malaysia Airlines - Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Kuala Lumpur
  • Pelican Air Services - Vilanculos
  • Phoebus Apollo Aviation - Lubumbashi
  • Qantas Airways - Sydney
  • Qatar Airways - Doha
  • Royal Air Maroc - Casablanca
  • RwandAir - Kigali
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines - Jeddah
  • Singapore Airlines - Singapore
  • South African Express - Gaborone, Lubumbashi, Walvis Bay, Windhoek
  • Swiss International Air Lines - Zürich
  • TAAG Angola Airlines - Luanda
  • TAP Portugal - Lisbon, Maputo
  • TTA Airlink - Maputo
  • Thai Airways International - Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
  • Turkish Airlines - Istanbul-Atatürk
  • V Australia - Melbourne
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways - London-Heathrow
  • Zambezi Airlines - Harare, Lusaka, Ndola

Terminal B

  • 1Time - Cape Town, Durban, East London, George, Port Elizabeth
  • Airlink - George, Margate, Mafikeng, Mala Mala, Nelspruit, Phalaborwa, Pietermaritzburg, Polokwane, Umtata, Upington
  • British Airways operated by Comair - Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth
  • Interlink Airlines - Cape Town, Durban
  • - Cape Town, Durban, George, Port Elizabeth
  • Mango - Cape Town, Durban
  • Pelican Air Services - Nelspruit
  • South African Airways - Cape Town, Durban, East London, Gaborone, Port Elizabeth, Accra, Blantyre, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Entebbe, Frankfurt, Harare, Hong Kong, Kinshasa, Lagos, Lilongwe, Livingstone, London-Heathrow, Luanda, Lubumbashi, Lusaka, Maputo, Mauritius, Mumbai, Munich, Nairobi, New York–JFK, Perth, São Paulo-Guarulhos, Victoria Falls, Washington-Dulles, Windhoek
  • South African Express - Bloemfontein, Durban, East London, George, Hoedspruit, Kimberley, Nelspruit, Richard's Bay



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