Johannesburg airport (JNB)

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.


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Johannesburg airport (JNB)

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.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals A and B, open 24 hours a day and connected through a central building.
Annual passenger traffic: 21.3 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +27 119 216 262. Flight information: Tel +27 867 277 888. E-mail:​. 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.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental desks operate around the clock and are found in the multi-storey parking lot situated across from the domestic sector.

Avis (Tel +27 115 735 000)
Bidvest (Tel +27 112 301 200)
Capital (Tel +27 113 903 166)
Europcar (Tel +27 113 903 909)
First (Tel +27 113 902 342)
Hertz (Tel +27 113 909 700)
Select Car & Van Rental (Tel +27 114 501 589)
Tempest (Tel +27 115 788 300)
Thrifty (Tel +27 113 903 454)
Woodford (Tel +27 113 902 922)


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Parking services at Johannesburg airport (JNB)

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. 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.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

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.

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Latest updates: July 24, 2019