Johannesburg Airport Arrivals (JNB)

O. R. Tambo International Airport

Address: 1 Jones Rd, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, 1632, South Africa
IATA airport code: JNB
Contact number: +27 11 921 6262
Altitude: 1,694 m

JNB arrivals today

Schedule Time Estimated Time Origin Airline Flight Status
23:20 June-22 00:32 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) South African Airways SA374 delayed
00:15 June-23 00:09 June-23 Nairobi (NBO) Kenya Airways KQ764 estimated
00:20 June-23 Nairobi (NBO) Kenya Airways KQ2774 scheduled
00:50 June-23 00:26 June-23 Kinshasa (FIH) Asky Airlines KP70 estimated
01:00 June-23 Nairobi (NBO) Astral Aviation 8V520 scheduled
02:20 June-23 Kigali (KGL) RwandAir WB102 scheduled
03:35 June-23 03:27 June-23 Doha (DOH) Qatar Airways QR1365 estimated
03:55 June-23 Addis Ababa (ADD) Ethiopian Airlines ET859 scheduled
06:10 June-23 06:01 June-23 Singapore (SIN) Singapore Airlines SQ478 estimated
06:10 June-23 Dar-es-Salaam (DAR) Airlink 4Z37 scheduled
06:25 June-23 Accra (ACC) South African Airways SA53 scheduled
07:05 June-23 London (LHR) British Airways BA55 scheduled
07:10 June-23 Cairo (CAI) Egyptair MS839 scheduled
07:10 June-23 Durban (DUR) FlySafair (Springboks Livery) FA668 scheduled
07:25 June-23 Durban (DUR) FlySafair FA411 scheduled
07:45 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair FA100 scheduled
07:45 June-23 Manzini (SHO) Rayani Air RN101 scheduled
07:50 June-23 Pietermaritzburg (PZB) Airlink 4Z730 scheduled
07:50 June-23 Nelspruit (MQP) Airlink 4Z838 scheduled
07:55 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair (Springboks Livery) FA128 scheduled
08:00 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) South African Airways SA302 scheduled
08:00 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) CemAir 5Z831 scheduled
08:05 June-23 Abu Dhabi (AUH) Etihad Airways EY602 scheduled
08:05 June-23 Maputo (MPM) LAM TM301 scheduled
08:05 June-23 Harare (HRE) Fastjet FN8331 scheduled
08:10 June-23 08:28 June-23 Paris (CDG) Air France AF990 delayed
08:10 June-23 Gaborone (GBE) Air Botswana BP201 scheduled
08:15 June-23 Port Elizabeth (PLZ) Airlink 4Z792 scheduled
08:20 June-23 07:49 June-23 Shenzhen (SZX) Air China CA867 estimated
08:20 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair FA104 scheduled
08:30 June-23 08:36 June-23 Frankfurt (FRA) Lufthansa (1’500th 747 Sticker) LH572 estimated
08:40 June-23 Gaborone (GBE) Airlink 4Z173 scheduled
08:40 June-23 Sishen (SIS) Airlink 4Z774 scheduled
08:45 June-23 Harare (HRE) Air Zimbabwe UM467 scheduled
08:50 June-23 Durban (DUR) Airlink 4Z552 scheduled
08:50 June-23 Bloemfontein (BFN) Airlink 4Z702 scheduled
08:50 June-23 Polokwane (PTG) Airlink 4Z802 scheduled
08:55 June-23 Harare (HRE) Airlink 4Z109 scheduled
08:55 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) Airlink 4Z892 scheduled
08:55 June-23 Bloemfontein (BFN) Cemair 5Z101 scheduled
08:55 June-23 George (GRJ) CemAir 5Z121 scheduled
09:00 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) Lift GE130 scheduled
09:00 June-23 Harare (HRE) South African Airways SA25 scheduled
09:00 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) Flexflight W22030 scheduled
09:00 June-23 Durban (DUR) CemAir 5Z321 scheduled
09:05 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair FA293 scheduled
09:05 June-23 Durban (DUR) Africa Charter Airline GE202 scheduled
09:05 June-23 Durban (DUR) Flexflight W22006 scheduled
09:05 June-23 08:37 June-23 Farnborough (FAB) estimated
09:10 June-23 Zurich (ZRH) Swiss LX282 scheduled
09:10 June-23 Windhoek (WDH) Airlink 4Z129 scheduled
09:10 June-23 Maputo (MPM) Airlink 4Z271 scheduled
09:15 June-23 Maseru (MSU) Airlink 4Z51 scheduled
09:15 June-23 Manzini (SHO) Airlink 4Z81 scheduled
09:15 June-23 Nelspruit (MQP) Airlink 4Z824 scheduled
09:15 June-23 Amsterdam (AMS) KLM Cargo MP8341 scheduled
09:15 June-23 Entebbe (EBB) Uganda Airlines UR710 scheduled
09:15 June-23 London (LHR) British Airways BA57 scheduled
09:20 June-23 Mthatha (UTT) Airlink 4Z752 scheduled
09:30 June-23 Sishen (SIS) Airlink 4Z772 scheduled
09:30 June-23 Kimberley (KIM) CemAir 5Z511 scheduled
09:35 June-23 Kimberley (KIM) Airlink 4Z722 scheduled
09:35 June-23 Pietermaritzburg (PZB) Airlink 4Z734 scheduled
09:45 June-23 Durban (DUR) FlySafair FA261 scheduled
09:45 June-23 Nairobi (NBO) Kenya Airways KQ766 scheduled
09:45 June-23 Lusaka (LUN) Zambia Airways ZN305 scheduled
09:50 June-23 Durban (DUR) South African Airways SA538 scheduled
09:50 June-23 Richards Bay (RCB) Airlink 4Z882 scheduled
09:55 June-23 Doha (DOH) Qatar Airways QR1363 scheduled
09:55 June-23 Durban (DUR) FlySafair FA660 scheduled
09:55 June-23 East London (ELS) Airlink 4Z914 scheduled
10:00 June-23 Lusaka (LUN) Proflight Zambia P020 scheduled
10:00 June-23 Port Elizabeth (PLZ) Airlink 4Z794 scheduled
10:05 June-23 George (GRJ) CemAir 5Z401 scheduled
10:15 June-23 Dubai (DXB) Emirates EK761 scheduled
10:15 June-23 Durban (DUR) FlySafair FA277 scheduled
10:20 June-23 Port Elizabeth (PLZ) FlySafair FA370 scheduled
10:25 June-23 London (LHR) Virgin Atlantic VS449 scheduled
10:25 June-23 Harare (HRE) Fastjet FN8221 scheduled
10:30 June-23 George (GRJ) FlySafair FA251 scheduled
10:30 June-23 Amsterdam (AMS) Martinair Holland MP8341 scheduled
10:35 June-23 Harare (HRE) Airlink 4Z101 scheduled
10:40 June-23 Durban (DUR) FlySafair (Springboks Livery) FA393 scheduled
10:40 June-23 Ndola (NLA) Proflight Zambia P040 scheduled
10:45 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) Cemair 5Z835 scheduled
10:50 June-23 Istanbul (IST) Turkish Airlines TK38 scheduled
10:55 June-23 East London (ELS) FlySafair FA389 scheduled
10:55 June-23 Nairobi (NBO) Kenya Airways KQ760 scheduled
10:55 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) South African Airways SA316 scheduled
11:00 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair FA201 scheduled
11:00 June-23 Durban (DUR) FlySafair FA283 scheduled
11:05 June-23 Lusaka (LUN) Airlink 4Z161 scheduled
11:10 June-23 Port Elizabeth (PLZ) CemAir 5Z251 scheduled
11:15 June-23 Windhoek (WDH) Airlink 4Z121 scheduled
11:25 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) Airlink 4Z902 scheduled
11:30 June-23 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair FA605 scheduled
11:30 June-23 Gaborone (GBE) Airlink 4Z175 scheduled
11:35 June-23 Blantyre (BLZ) Ethiopian Airlines ET20 scheduled
11:40 June-23 Gaborone (GBE) Air Botswana BP203 scheduled
11:50 June-23 Port Louis (MRU) Air Mauritius MK851 scheduled

Discover OR Tambo international airport arrivals

O. R. Tambo International Airport is the official name for the international airport located near Johannesburg. The airport is located east of the city center at 23 km in Kempton Park. It’s 40 minutes driving by car from the city center to the airport. The airport can also be reached by taxi, bus or train. It is one of the busiest airports in Africa.

Under normal circumstances, more than 20 million passengers use Johannesburg Airport. Due to the pandemic, this was halved, but it is slowly rising back to the old numbers. Many flights are operated by Airlink to domestic airports or destinations in the region. In addition to many small airlines from the region, larger carriers from all over the world also fly to the airport. This is partly possible due to the extra long runway of more than 4.4 km. In addition, there is a second runway of 3.4 km. There are several terminals to keep everything running smoothly. That is why there is a division of transit, domestic and international flights.


The very first JNB airport arrivals took place in 1945 when it started as Palmietfontein International Airport. The airport was prosecuted about seven years later. In the 60’s and 70’s the airport grew steadily in facilities. The first flight to London was in 1971. During Apartheid in the 1980’s, all flights were canceled for some time. In 1996 it became the busiest airport in Africa to put Cairo Airport in second place. Over the past 10 years, the airport has slowly grown from 19 to 22 million passengers per year. In 2020 the OR Tambo flight arrivals were considerably less with 7 million passengers. JNB arrivals are mainly for the city of Johannesburg and people who want to do a safari.

Runways and terminals Johannesburg Airport

O. R. Tambo Airport Arrivals take place on 2 runways, the longest of which is even 4,400 feet. No problem to land the largest aircraft from Airbus and Boeing, among others. There are 3 terminals available. Terminal 1 (A) is for international Johannesburg Tambo Airport Arrivals and terminal 2 (B) is for domestic Johannesburg arrivals.


There are considerably more international OR Tambo flight arrivals compared to the other airports in South Africa. In 2019 there were 21,665,403 passengers. That was accompanied by 218,208 Johannesburg Airport arrivals. In 2020 there haven been a big decrease of passengers.


Lounges domestic terminal: Bidvest, Menzies and the airlines British Airways and South African Airways Lounge.

Lounges at the international terminal: Bidvest, SAA, Emirates, Air France, Aspire, British Airways, and Virgin Atlantic lounge.

Airlines and destinations

Most domestic flights are operated by the following airlines:

  • CemAir
  • LIFT Airlines
  • Mango
  • FlySafair

The international O. R. Tambo arrivals fly from all over the world. A few important ones are:

Most domestic flights go to:

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Johannesburg Airport ground transportation

The taxis are waiting in front of terminal A of the airport. This is the international arrival terminal. It is recommended to only take an official taxi with a meter. These taxis can be recognized by the sign with ‘taxi’ on it in yellow letters. A taxi ride from the airport to the center of Johannesburg with an official taxi costs about 20 euros. The journey takes more than half an hour.

The Gautrain runs every 12 minutes between 05:15 AM and 10:00 PM from the airport to Sandton Station. Here you can transfer to the train to Park Station, close to the center of Johannesburg. The total journey time is about 30 minutes, the price for a one-way ticket is 178 ZAR. You need a Gautrain Card to travel by train, which can be bought at the airport and in the city for 17 ZAR each.

You can easily rent a car at the airport. There are well known car rental comapnies like Avis, Europcar, Hertz etc. Also, local ones are available like First Car Rental, Tempest, Bivest, Woodford and some others.


There are many hotels near the airport. If you do have a stopover, early flight or a late arrival, then there are 2 obvious options to use as a transit hotel and 1 on a short distance. They all score good reviews online.

  • Option 1: City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport. They offer double rooms for a price of about 110 EUR/USD or 1900 Rand/ZAR. Breakfast can be booked for 10 EUR/USD. The room is fully equipped. There is also a swimming pool, free WiFi, fitness center and a bar. You can use the restaurant Soaring Eagle Spur Steak Ranch in the terminal.
  • Option 2: InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport Hotel, an IHG Hotel. This is a luxury 5* hotel that is connected to the terminal of Johannesburg Airport. Here too there is a wellness centre, swimming pool and free WiFi. There are more options here in terms of rooms with a price that starts at 300 EUR/USD.
  • Option 3: Southern Sun Airport Hotel.

JNB arrivals airport hotels