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Cape Town International Airport (CPT)

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Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
AddressCape Town, 7525, South Africa
Telephone(021) 937 1200.
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT South Africa Standard Time: GMT/UTC +2
MapCape Town International Airport
LocationCape Town International Airport is located 22km (15.5 miles) east of Cape Town.
Airport codeCPT
Transfer between terminalsThe terminals are within walking distance of each other. A shuttle bus service links the terminals and car parks.
Driving directionsFrom Cape Town, take the N2 highway eastbound and follow signs for Cape Town International Airport, which is off junction 16.
Car rentalCar hire companies at Cape Town International Airport include: Avis, Budget, Capital, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, First, Sixt, Tempest, Thrifty and Woodford. Car hire desks are located in front of the Transport Plaza and central area between the terminals.
Public transport and taxisBus: My Citi Bus (tel: 0800 656 463; www.myciti.org.za) links the city centre (Civic Centre on Herzog Boulevard) with Cape Town International Airport (journey time: around 30 minutes; fare: R61.50).
Taxi: Taxis are available from Cape Town International Airport to the city centre (journey time: 20 minutes, fare: around R250) from the Transport Plaza. Touch-Down Taxis (tel: (021) 919 4659) is the authorised airport taxi company and travellers are advised to use this provider instead of unauthorised taxis.
Car parkingParkade 1 (to the north of the terminals) contains 4,050 parking spaces and Parkade 2 (to the south) contains 1,749 parking spaces. Covered car parking is located either side of the car rental area; this can be reached via the pedestrian subway.Shuttles are available to transport passengers to the relevant terminals from the car parks. For more information on parking, call: (021) 935 5708. Valet parking and lock-up garages are offered by Katanga Executive Parking Services (tel: (021) 936 3600; www.valet.co.za). These facilities must be booked in advance. Free parking for up to 30 minutes is available for drivers collecting arriving passengers.
Information and help desksInformation desks are located in the arrivals areas of the two terminals.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: Bureaux de change and ATMs are available in both terminals. There is a full-service bank in the international departures area.
Communications: A post office is located next to the domestic arrivals area. Wireless internet access is offered throughout the terminal buildings for a fee. Public telephones and mobile phone hire can be found in both terminals.
Food: Options for eating and drinking are located throughout Cape Town International Airport. These include full-service restaurants, fast food outlets, bars and cafés.
Shopping: Duty-free shopping is situated in the International Terminal, both pre- and post-security. Other retailers include a pharmacy, clothing outlets, bookshops, and gift shops selling local souvenirs. A VAT refund service is provided in International Departures.
Luggage: Baggage storage facilities are available in the Parkade 2 (tel: (072) 384 2954) car park. A porter service is available; porters, who are dressed in black and orange, are self-employed and rely on tips for their income. All lost and found articles are taken to the police station; ask at the information desk for more details.
Other facilities: There is a medical clinic (tel: (021) 936 2277) in the Southern Office Block near the Domestic Terminal. Baby-changing facilities can be found in all ladies' toilets in the terminals.
Conference and business facilitiesThe Airport Conference Centre (tel: (021) 935 3715) is located in the Southern Office Block near the Domestic Terminal, and offers venues for meetings and conferences. The airport also offers fully equipped offices with a secretarial service for short and long-term hire.Executive lounges can be found in the departures areas of both terminals: the Premier Lounge (tel: (021) 936 3014) is available to all passengers for a fee in the Domestic Terminal (tel: (021) 936 3014) and International Terminal (tel: (021) 936 2127); while the VIP Lounge (tel: (021) 937 1233) can be found in Domestic Departures. British Airways and South African Airways lounges are present in both terminals.
Disabled facilitiesCape Town International Airport is fully accessible for disabled travellers, with lifts, ramps and adapted toilets. Wheelchairs can be supplied if required: passengers are advised to inform their airline of such needs in advance. Dedicated parking facilities are also available for disabled travellers in the multistorey car park.
Airport hotelsThere is one on-site hotel at Cape Town International Airport. Other accommodation is situated in the central Cape Town area or at various destinations along the coast.

Medindi Manor
A ten-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport, Medindi Manor offers bed and breakfast accommodation with free Wi-Fi. Self-catering 'cottage-style' accommodation is also available.
Rosebank, 4 Thicket Road
Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: (021) 686 3563.
Web: www.medindimanor.com

Hotel Verde
Just 400m (1,312ft) from the airport, the Hotel Verde offers an outdoor pool, gym, bar and restaurant, plus a 24-hour deli. Meeting rooms, luggage storage and a complimentary shuttle service are also available.
Airport Industria, 15 Michigan Street
Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: (021) 380 5500.
Web: hotelverde.com

Road Lodge Cape Town Airport Hotel
Offering budget accommodation within the airport site, the rather awkwardly named Road Lodge Cape Town Airport Hotel provides secure parking, Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. A light breakfast is also offered.
Cape Town International Airport
Eppindust, South Africa
Tel: (021) 934 7303.
Web: www.citylodge.co.za
Full airport nameCape Town International Airport
CityCape Town
CountrySouth Africa
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