Cape Town International Airport

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Cape Town International Airport
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Cape Town International Airport
Get In Touch

Cape Town International Airport is Africa’s third largest airport, welcoming more than 10-million passengers annually. It is also regarded as Africa’s best airport, having claimed multiple consecutive awards the past few years.

Cape Town International Airport is the primary airport for the city of Cape Town and is managed by the Airports Company South Africa.

Voted best airport in Africa for 8 years

Second-busiest airport in Africa

Best airport staff in Africa for 3 years


Cape Town International Airport is located 20km (12 miles) from the Cape Town city centre. It has a direct link to the city via the N2 freeway.


The MyCiTi bus rapid transit system offers regular shuttle services to and from the airport. The service operates from the Civic Centre bus station in the city centre on weekdays, weekends and public holidays. Travel on the service requires a myconnect card, which can be purchased from MyCiTi station kiosks and participating retailers.

Metered taxis, car rentals and ride-hailing services (such as Uber) are also available at the airport.


At Cape Town International Airport there are short-term, long-term and valet parking options available, as well as designated drop-off and pick-up zones.


The airport has facilities in place to ensure accessibility. Passengers requiring special access can contact the landside hotline number on +27 (0)21 935 3737. Special needs passengers should also contact their respective airline 48 hours in advance.