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O R Tambo International Airport (JNB)

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O R Tambo International Airport (JNB)
AddressPrivate Bag X1, O.R. Tambo International Airport, 1627, South Africa
Telephone(011) 921 6911
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT +2
LocationThe Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport is located 22km (14 miles) east of Johannesburg.
Airport codeJNB
Country dialling code27
Airport newsThe Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport was almost entirely redeveloped prior to South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 World Cup. A further terminal building is planned, to be located between the runways, and aimed for completion by 2012. A new 5,200 capacity car park is also under construction.
Transfer between terminalsA free shuttle bus operates between terminals and car parks.
Driving directionsFrom Johannesburg, take the R24 to the airport; from Pretoria, take the R21. The airport is clearly signposted from these approach roads.
Car rentalCompanies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Imperial, Khaya, National, Sizwe and Tempest are located in the multi-storey car park opposite the Domestic Terminal.
Public transport and taxisBus: Magic Bus Airport Transfers (tel: (011) 548 0822) has an office on the ground floor of the domestic Parkade building, and operates scheduled minibus services to and from the city.
Taxi: official taxis operate from the bus and taxi terminal in the multi-storey car park building behind the car hire desks.
Train: the high-speed Gautrain (tel: (0800) 428 87426; www.gautrain.co.za) runs between the Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport and Sandton; completion of the line into central Johannesburg is scheduled for 2011.
Car parkingThere are several car parks offering short- and long-term parking, including an underground facility, as well as outdoor and shaded parking. A free 24-hour shuttle bus service operates between the furthest car parks and the terminals. Call the ACSA office, open daily 24 hours (tel: (011) 921 6090/1) for further parking information. Valet parking, operated by Executive Carports (tel: (011) 390 2062; website: www.executivecarport.co.za) is available.
Information and help desksAirport information desks are located in International Arrivals and Departures, and Domestic Arrivals. Information and flight details are available via the airport helpdesk (tel: (011) 921 6262). The Gauteng Tourism Authority Information Desk is situated in the International Arrivals Terminal (tel: (011) 390 3614/02).
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: there are ATMs, banks and bureaux de change at the airport, as well as a post office. Mobile telephone hire is also available. Wireless Internet access is available in the International Departures area.
Eating and drinking:
there are plenty of places to eat and drink. Food outlets include coffee shops, a juice bar, steak houses, a bakery, and fast-food restaurants.
Shopping: the airport has a wide variety of shops, including a duty-free mall.
 a left-luggage facility (tel: (011) 390 1804) is available on the upper level of the underground car park, just off the International Arrivals area. Porters are available in the Arrivals hall and can be recognised by bright orange uniforms and ACSA badges; visitors should not use unauthorised porters; tipping is recommended.
Other facilities:
there is a 24-hour medical clinic, a chapel, an Islamic prayer room and baby change facilities.
Conference and business facilitiesThere is a Business Centre (tel: (011) 921 6262) with facilities including fax, telephone and secretarial services. A Premier Conference Centre (tel: (011) 390 1084), in the Domestic Terminal, offers four meeting rooms seating up to 14 delegates, a seminar facility for up to 50 delegates and a conference room for up to 120 delegates. A media conference room is also available.
Disabled facilitiesThe airport has lifts (two of them are equipped with Braille signage) and ramps throughout the terminals. Disabled parking spaces are available. The free shuttle service which serves the remote car parking area can accommodate passengers in wheelchairs. Disabled passengers without a disabled pass should contact the ACSA-JIA help desk (tel: (011) 921 6262) for assistance. A golf cart service, which can accommodate disabled passengers, operates between the terminals and the car hire areas.
Airport hotelsThere is a small Transit Hotel at the Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport, while the five-star Intercontinental Hotel is located opposite. The Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport and the Southern Sun Garden Court hotels are also nearby. There are also budget establishments located a little further afield; information on accommodation is available at the Gauteng Tourism Authority Information Desk in International Arrivals or online. Most hotels operate shuttle services to and from the airport.

Protea Hotel Transit
Protea Hotel Transit is located within the terminal building at the O.R Tambo International Airport. The 87-room hotel is a few steps from duty-free shopping and the airport's range of restaurants and bars.
O.R. Tambo International Airport
Terminal A, Johannesburg
P.O Box: 119, South Africa
Tel: (011) 390 1160
Web: www.proteahotels.com

Southern Sun Garden Court
Southern Sun Garden Court offer a complimentary shuttle service to the O.R Tambo International Airport. The hotel has its own restaurant and pub.
Isando Ext. 3, 2 Hulley Road
Kempton Park 1619, South Africa
Tel: (011) 392 1062
Web: www.southernsun.com

Southern Sun O.R Tambo International Airport Hotel
Airport Grounds Jones Road
Kempton Park, South Africa
Tel: (011) 392 1062
Web: www.southernsun.com
Full airport name(Johannesburg) O.R. Tambo International Airport
CountrySouth Africa
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