Airport in Cape Town: scheme, photo. How to get to Cape Town airport

Cape Town airport

The main airport that serves the South African city of Cape Town is called Cape Town Airport. It is located about 20 kilometers from the city. In terms of occupancy, the airport ranks second in South Africa and third in the entire continent. The airport replaced the old Wingfield Airport in 1954. Today, it serves about 8 million passengers annually..
The airport in Cape Town is connected with many cities in Africa, internationally, flights from here are made to cities in Europe, Asia and South America. It is worth noting that the Cape Town-Johannesburg route is the fifth busiest in the world, and the Cape Town-Durban route is the fifth busiest in Africa..
Cape Town Airport was voted Best African Airport by Skytrax in 2009.
The airport has two runways, their length is 3200 and 1700 meters. Airport infrastructure was significantly improved ahead of the 2010 World Cup in Africa.


The airport in Cape Town is ready to offer its guests all the necessary services that may be needed on the road. There are cafes and restaurants for hungry passengers. Also on the territory of the terminal there are shops that offer various goods..
In addition, the airport has ATMs, bank branches, a post office, a currency exchange office, a left-luggage office, a baggage handling system that can handle up to 30,000 bags per hour, the Internet, etc..
For passengers with children, there is a mother and child room in the terminal.
The airport also offers tourists traveling in business class, a separate waiting room, an increased level of comfort.


There are several ways to get from the airport to Cape Town. The simplest and cheapest option is the bus. Buses run regularly from the airport to the city center. They run from 4 am to 10 pm, the interval of movement is 20 minutes.
Alternatively, you can offer taxis that will happily take the passenger to any point in the city. However, the cost of taxi services is much more expensive than a bus ticket. 

Cape Town airport photos