Johannesburg Airport Departures

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O. R. Tambo International Airport

Address: 1 Jones Rd, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, 1632, South Africa
IATA Airport Code: JNB
ICAO airport code: FAOR
Alias: Jan Smuts Airport and Oliver Reginald Tambo Airport

OR Tambo international airport departures

The center of Johannesburg is only 14 miles away. This can be driven in 30 minutes by car. You can get there by taxi for 600 ZAR (30 USD) and by train you can use it from early in the morning until 10 in the evening. Travel time is about the same but it costs a third of the price compared to a taxi. With its first OR Tambo flight departures in 1952 there have been quite some updates, renovations and expansion to let the airport grow to almost 22 million passengers.


At the domestic terminal there is the arrivals area at level 0 and baggage carousels at level B1. At level 1 there are mainly domestic JNB departures but also international ones. Level 2 is the floor to check-in and get through security. Terminal A starts at ground level, the arrivals area. Also here are the Johannesburg Tambo Airport departures on level 1, but also the check-in counters.


Runway and passenger statistics

The airport has 2 runways, measuring 14,500 and 11,150 feet for all Johannesburg departures. There are JNB airport departures possible with the biggest airplane Boeiing A380. Every year thousands of planes with millions of passengers arrive here. In 2019, 21,665,403 passengers were at the South African airport. This was accompanied by 218,208 OR Tambo departures of many different national and international airlines.

Airlines and destinations

It is the main hub for South African Airways with OR Tambo airport departures to many destinations all over the world. Many local flights are largely flown by Mango,, FlySafair and CemAir. South African Airways’ international OR Tambo airport departures go to surrounding countries, but certainly also to distant destinations such as Frankfurt, London, New York, Perth and Washington. Other frequent airlines for Johannesburg departures are Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, United Airlines (2021), Swiss Air Lines, Singapore Airlines, Saudi, Qatar Airways, Qantas, Emirates, Lufthansa, LATAM Brasil, KLM, Kenya Aurways, Etihad Airways, Delta Air Lines, Cathay Pacific, British Airways, Alitalia, Air Namibia, Air Madagascar, Air China, Air France.