Johannesburg Airport Departures

O. R. Tambo International Airport

Address: 1 Jones Rd, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, 1632, South Africa^
Phone: +27 (0)11 723 1400
IATA airport code: JNB
ICAO airport code: FAOR
Alias: Jan Smuts Airport and Oliver Reginald Tambo Airport

JNB Departures today

Schedule Time Estimated Time Destination Airline Flight Status
14:30 April-17 14:30 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) South African Airways SA343 estimated
14:30 April-17 14:30 April-17 Addis Ababa (ADD) Ethiopian Airlines ET808 estimated
14:40 April-17 14:40 April-17 Harare (HRE) Airlink 4Z106 estimated
14:50 April-17 14:50 April-17 East London (ELS) FlySafair FA382 estimated
14:50 April-17 14:50 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair FA600 estimated
14:55 April-17 14:55 April-17 Harare (HRE) Fastjet Zimbabwe FN8334 estimated
15:00 April-17 15:00 April-17 Durban (DUR) FlySafair FA416 estimated
15:00 April-17 15:00 April-17 Windhoek (WDH) South African Airways SA76 estimated
15:00 April-17 15:00 April-17 Maseru (MSU) Airlink 4Z62 estimated
15:05 April-17 15:05 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) Airlink 4Z931 estimated
15:10 April-17 15:10 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair FA216 estimated
15:15 April-17 15:15 April-17 Windhoek (WDH) Airlink 4Z126 estimated
15:25 April-17 15:25 April-17 Gaborone (GBE) Airlink 4Z180 estimated
15:30 April-17 15:30 April-17 Bloemfontein (BFN) Cemair 5Z108 estimated
15:30 April-17 15:30 April-17 Sishen (SIS) Airlink 4Z779 estimated
15:40 April-17 15:40 April-17 Nelspruit (MQP) Airlink 4Z839 estimated
15:45 April-17 15:45 April-17 Port Elizabeth (PLZ) Africa Charter Airline SA419 estimated
15:45 April-17 15:45 April-17 Upington (UTN) Airlink 4Z769 estimated
15:55 April-17 15:55 April-17 East London (ELS) FlySafair (Springboks Livery) FA248 estimated
15:55 April-17 15:55 April-17 Port Elizabeth (PLZ) Airlink 4Z785 estimated
16:00 April-17 16:00 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) CemAir 5Z842 estimated
16:00 April-17 16:00 April-17 Durban (DUR) Airlink GE211 estimated
16:00 April-17 16:00 April-17 Lagos (LOS) South African Airways SA60 estimated
16:00 April-17 Lusaka (LUN) RwandAir WB107 scheduled
16:00 April-17 16:00 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair (Springboks Livery) FA204 estimated
16:00 April-17 16:00 April-17 George (GRJ) FlySafair FA252 estimated
16:00 April-17 16:00 April-17 Durban (DUR) FlySafair FA288 estimated
16:00 April-17 Harare (HRE) Fastjet FN8226 scheduled
16:00 April-17 16:00 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) Lift GE133 estimated
16:00 April-17 15:30 April-17 Richards Bay (RCB) Airlink 4Z885 estimated
16:05 April-17 16:05 April-17 Mthatha (UTT) Airlink 4Z755 estimated
16:10 April-17 16:10 April-17 Nelspruit (MQP) Airlink 4Z845 estimated
16:10 April-17 16:10 April-17 Harare (HRE) Airlink 4Z102 estimated
16:15 April-17 16:15 April-17 East London (ELS) Airlink 4Z917 estimated
16:15 April-17 15:45 April-17 Bulawayo (BUQ) Fastjet Zimbabwe FN8664 estimated
16:15 April-17 16:15 April-17 Kimberley (KIM) Airlink 4Z727 estimated
16:20 April-17 Port Elizabeth (PLZ) CemAir 5Z262 scheduled
16:20 April-17 16:20 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair FA214 estimated
16:20 April-17 16:20 April-17 Manzini (SHO) Airlink 4Z86 estimated
16:20 April-17 16:20 April-17 Polokwane (PTG) Airlink 4Z815 estimated
16:30 April-17 Durban (DUR) CemAir 5Z332 scheduled
16:30 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) CemAir 5Z846 scheduled
16:35 April-17 16:35 April-17 Lusaka (LUN) Airlink 4Z164 estimated
16:35 April-17 16:35 April-17 Pietermaritzburg (PZB) Airlink 4Z743 estimated
16:40 April-17 18:35 April-17 Luanda (LAD) TAAG Angola Airlines DT578 estimated
16:40 April-17 16:40 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) South African Airways SA357 estimated
16:55 April-17 16:55 April-17 Durban (DUR) South African Airways SA571 estimated
17:00 April-17 17:00 April-17 Nairobi (NBO) Kenya Airways KQ763 estimated
17:00 April-17 16:00 April-17 Maputo (MPM) LAM TM304 estimated
17:00 April-17 17:00 April-17 Gaborone (GBE) Airlink 4Z178 estimated
17:10 April-17 17:10 April-17 Maputo (MPM) Airlink 4Z274 estimated
17:10 April-17 17:10 April-17 Bloemfontein (BFN) Airlink 4Z705 estimated
17:15 April-17 17:15 April-17 Port Elizabeth (PLZ) FlySafair FA232 estimated
17:15 April-17 17:15 April-17 Port Elizabeth (PLZ) Airlink (Skybucks Livery) 4Z795 estimated
17:30 April-17 17:30 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) Africa Charter Airline SA359 estimated
17:35 April-17 Nairobi (NBO) Cargolux CV2603 scheduled
17:35 April-17 17:35 April-17 Windhoek (WDH) Airlink 4Z128 estimated
17:35 April-17 17:35 April-17 Durban (DUR) Airlink 4Z569 estimated
17:40 April-17 17:40 April-17 Durban (DUR) FlySafair FA390 estimated
17:50 April-17 17:50 April-17 Durban (DUR) FlySafair (Springboks Livery) FA268 estimated
17:55 April-17 18:35 April-17 Sydney (SYD) Qantas QF64 estimated
17:55 April-17 17:55 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) Airlink 4Z929 estimated
18:00 April-17 18:00 April-17 East London (ELS) CemAir 5Z204 estimated
18:05 April-17 18:05 April-17 Istanbul (IST) Turkish Airlines TK43 estimated
18:10 April-17 18:10 April-17 Nelspruit (MQP) Airlink 4Z837 estimated
18:15 April-17 18:15 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair (Springboks Livery) FA113 estimated
18:15 April-17 18:15 April-17 Port Elizabeth (PLZ) Airlink 4Z799 estimated
18:20 April-17 Lusaka (LUN) Proflight Zambia P027 scheduled
18:25 April-17 18:25 April-17 Manzini (SHO) Eswatini Air RN104 estimated
18:30 April-17 18:30 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair FA691 estimated
18:30 April-17 18:30 April-17 Pietermaritzburg (PZB) Airlink 4Z739 estimated
18:40 April-17 18:40 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) Airlink 4Z925 estimated
18:45 April-17 18:45 April-17 Harare (HRE) Airlink 4Z108 estimated
18:50 April-17 19:00 April-17 Paris (CDG) Air France AF995 estimated
18:55 April-17 18:55 April-17 Harare (HRE) Fastjet FN8336 estimated
18:55 April-17 18:55 April-17 London (LHR) Virgin Atlantic VS450 estimated
19:00 April-17 19:00 April-17 Frankfurt (FRA) Lufthansa LH573 estimated
19:00 April-17 19:00 April-17 Durban (DUR) FlySafair FA278 estimated
19:00 April-17 19:00 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) Lift GE125 estimated
19:10 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) CemAir 5Z854 scheduled
19:10 April-17 19:10 April-17 Dubai (DXB) Emirates EK764 estimated
19:20 April-17 19:20 April-17 London (LHR) British Airways BA56 estimated
19:30 April-17 19:30 April-17 Gaborone (GBE) Air Botswana BP208 estimated
19:30 April-17 19:30 April-17 Maputo (MPM) LAM TM306 estimated
19:35 April-17 19:45 April-17 Zurich (ZRH) Swiss LX283 estimated
19:35 April-17 19:35 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair FA115 estimated
19:40 April-17 Nairobi (NBO) Cargolux CV2603 scheduled
19:40 April-17 Nairobi (NBO) Cargolux CV2613 scheduled
19:40 April-17 Nairobi (NBO) Safari Express Cargo ZF2613 scheduled
20:00 April-17 20:00 April-17 New York (EWR) United Airlines UA187 estimated
20:15 April-17 20:15 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) FlySafair FA125 estimated
20:15 April-17 20:15 April-17 Doha (DOH) Qatar Airways QR1378 estimated
20:20 April-17 20:20 April-17 London (LHR) British Airways BA54 estimated
20:25 April-17 20:25 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) Airlink 4Z937 estimated
20:30 April-17 20:30 April-17 Cape Town (CPT) South African Airways SA369 estimated
20:35 April-17 20:35 April-17 Durban (DUR) South African Airways SA581 estimated
21:00 April-17 21:00 April-17 Kinshasa (FIH) South African Airways SA58 estimated
21:45 April-17 21:45 April-17 Cairo (CAI) Egyptair MS840 estimated
21:55 April-17 21:55 April-17 Atlanta (ATL) Delta Air Lines DL201 estimated
22:00 April-17 22:00 April-17 Dar-es-Salaam (DAR) Airlink 4Z36 estimated

Check out OR Tambo international airport departures

Known to most as Johannesburg Airport, it was renamed OR Tambo in 2005 after the former president and anti-apartheid activist. Located in Kempton park northeast of town. With an average of more than 20 million passengers per year, it is one of the busiest airports on the continent. Most flights are domestic or regional, but there are also destinations in Australia, Europe, US and Asia. Many short-haul flights are operated by Airlink. The airport is also the hub of South African Airways.

The flights will be operated on two runways of 3,400 and 4,400 meters in length. This allows even the largest passenger and cargo flights to land. There are a number of terminals that are subdivided and a small section as a transit terminal. The airport handles the domestic and international flights in different terminals.

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.

Top domestic routes:
Top international routes:
Terminal at Johannesburg airport

At the domestic terminal B there is the arrival 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.

JNB departures domestic terminal

Terminal A starts at ground level, the arrival area. Also here are the international Johannesburg Tambo Airport departures on level 1, but also the check-in counters.

OR-Tambo-Johannesburg-Airport-Departures-JNB-terminal-a

If you want to experience a little more peace, comfort and luxury at the airport, you can use a lounge. Various lounges are available in both the domestic and international terminals. Some are from a relevant airline such as British Airways, Emirates or South African Airways but others are accessible if you fly with another airline.

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 Boeing A380. Every year thousands of planes with millions of passengers arrive here. In 2020, 7 million passengers were at the South African airport. This was accompanied by 218,208 OR Tambo departures of many different national and international airlines.

Other flight routes Johannesburg Airport

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, Kalulu.com, Fly Safair and CemAir. South African Airways’ international OR Tambo airport departures go to surrounding countries, but certainly also to distant destinations such as:

Other frequent airlines for Johannesburg departures are:

  • Turkish Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • United Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Saudi
  • Qatar Airways
  • Qantas
  • Emirates
  • Lufthansa
  • KLM
  • Kenya Airways
  • Etihad Airways
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Cathay Pacific
  • British Airways
  • Air Namibia
  • Air France
Johannesburg Airport ground transportation

The center of Johannesburg is only 23 km from the airport. 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.

  • A taxi is the safest and most comfortable way to travel from the airport to your hotel. For a taxi ride from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to the center of Johannesburg you pay about 600 ZAR (37 euros).
  • Public transport is well organized. A train departs from the airport to the center of Johannesburg several times a day. In addition, there is a bus to the city every 15 minutes. The buses are on the platform at Terminal B. You can also travel to Johannesburg by minibus. This is a lot faster than with the normal bus.
  • Would you like to have a car at your disposal during your stay? Then you can rent a car from one of the car rental companies located at the airport. In the arrivals hall you will find the counters of Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National Car Rental, Tempest Car Hire Johannesburg and Value Car Hire. It is advisable to reserve a car online before your trip.

Pick up/Drop off driving map:

drop off pick up driving JNB airport OR tambo

Hotels

Two main options to use as a transit hotel:

  • City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport
  • InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport Hotel, an IHG Hotel