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Cape Town International Airport is located 20km east of Cape Town's city centre on the N2 highway. Its cutting-edge design, clean and efficient interior and extensive facilities have earned it the title of 'Africa's Leading Airport'. There are direct flights to 23 cities in 19 countries, including London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Istanbul, Buenos Aires, Singapore, Cairo, and Fort Lauderdale. Domestic and regional routes are also well served, with the airport handling over four million passengers a year. Many of these however stop over in Johannesburg first.
Both the domestic and international departures lounges provide banks and bureaux de change, with international arrivals also providing banking facilities. ATMs are found in domestic the arrivals and departures halls.
Shops and refreshment are available in the domestic and international departure halls. The international departures hall also provides duty-free shopping (post security) and a shop specialising in wine. Mobile phone rental is offered in the domestic and international arrivals halls, as well as the domestic departures lounge. You may also use the VAT refund service.
Other options include baggage storage and a post office, positioned at the main landside entrance to the domestic Arrivals Terminal. An airport surgery is also available and is found at the northern end of the international Arrivals Terminal (tel: + 27 21 934 2246).
Business facilities are available in the first class lounge situated in the Departures Terminals and a VIP facility is also available beside the domestic Departures Terminal A (tel: + 27 21 937 1200). You will find a conference centre and an Airport Training Centre located away from the Terminals. Call the VIP Centre for reservations and enquiries (tel: + 27 21 937 1233) .
The airport is entirely physically accessible with good facilities for those with special needs.
Further information is available from the Information desks located in the domestic and international arrivals terminals.
Shuttle services may be reserved from the Arrivals terminals. Shuttles transport passengers to their destination on demand, and schedules are dependent on flight arrival times.
Touch Down Taxis is an officially authorised airport taxi company which will transport passengers to downtown Cape Town.
By car from Cape Town, take the N2 highway and follow the airport signage. The Trip distance is 23 kms and takes roughly 30 minutes.
Shaded parking is available along the entire facade of the Terminal buildings and shuttles are provided to transfer passengers to their Terminal. Shuttles are arranged by communication links provided in one of ten pick-up points. Further parking info is available at tel: +27 21 934 0122.