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Cape Town Internationa Airport in Cape Town, South Africa, Airport Code
Longitude:18° 22' 0" E Latitude:33° 55' 0" S
ADDRESS Airports Company South Africa
Private Bag X9002
Cape Town International Airport
Number of Terminals: 5
Telephone: (0)21 937 1200
Fax: (0)21 934 2861 or 0932
E-mail: Via the airport's website
Time Zone: GMT + 2
Location: The airport is located 22km (15.5 miles) east of Cape Town
AIRPORT NEWS: Redevelopment of the Domestic Terminals is currently in progress; the construction process will span a period of two years.
TRANSFER BETWEEN TERMINALS The terminals are within walking distance of each other.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS Take the N2 highway and follow signs for the airport.
CAR PARKING Cars can be 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, contact Katanga X (tel: (0)21 934 7698). Valet parking and lock-up garages are offered by Katanga Executive Parking (tel: (0)21 934 2240), these facilities must be booked in advance.
CAR HIRE Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Khava/Kulula, Imperial, National Alamo and Tempest are represented. Desks are located inside the International and Domestic Arrivals Terminals. The car hire zones are located outside, either opposite the International Terminal or next to the Domestic Arrivals Terminal.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT Road: Taxi: Taxis are available from the airport to the city centre (journey time: 20 minutes); Touch Down Taxis is the officially authorised airport taxi company and travellers are advised to use these instead of unauthorised taxis. Bus: Door-to-door shuttle bus services are available on demand or by pre-booking in Arrivals (International and Domestic). Schedules vary according to flight arrival times; passengers can also pre-book their return trip to the airport.
INFORMATION AND HELP DESKS Information desks are located in Arrivals in both the International and Domestic Terminals.
AIRPORT FACILITIES Money and communications: Banks, bureaux de change, ATMs and a post office are available. Mobile telephone hire is available too. Internet is available in British American Tobacco Smokers Lounge. Eating and drinking: Food and drink outlets can be found throughout the airport, and include a restaurant, bar, sports café, coffee shop, juice bar, bar and grill, and sandwich shop. Shopping: Duty-free shopping, including a wine shop, is situated in International Departures (airside). Shops also include a pharmacy, clothing accessories shop, bookshop, sweet shop and gift shop. A VAT refund service is provided in International Departures. Luggage: Baggage storage facilities are available in the Domestic Arrivals and International Departures Terminals. A porter service is available; porters are self-employed and rely on tips for their income. Other facilities: There is a surgery (tel: (0)21 934 2246). Baby changing facilities can be found in all ladies’ toilets.
CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS FACILITIES The Zenith Airport Conference Venue (tel: (0)21 934 0012; website: www.airport-conference.co.za) is located 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 available. Executive lounges are located 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 (tel: (0)21 937 1233).
DISABLED FACILITIES The airport is fully accessible for disabled travellers, with lifts, ramps and disabled toilets. Wheelchairs can be supplied if required; passengers are advised to inform their airline of any special needs in advance.
AIRPORT HOTELS The Road Lodge (tel: (0)21 934 7303; website: www.citylodge.co.za) is situated on site. The City Lodge Pinelands (tel: (0)21 685 7944) and Courtyard Suite Hotel (tel: (0)21 448 3929) are within 11km (7 miles) of the airport. Hotel reservations can be made at the airport by using automatic telephones located in Arrivals.