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South African Airports

 

At Volo.co.za you can book flights to a number of airports across South Africa including:


This map below indicates all main airports across the country:



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 GROWTH OF TOURISM WITHIN SOUTH AFRICA

Over the last few years the number of tourists visiting South Africa has grown significantly from 3.9 million in 1994 to 11.3 million in 2010. The country is ranked amongst the top 5 countries internationally in terms of tourist growth.

South Africa’s airports are expanding at a rapid rate to accommodate this growth in the number of travellers. SA has numerous major airports mainly near big cities but there are also a few airports in smaller, more remote areas. 

The Airports Company of South Africa controls nine main airports within South Africa. In 2010/2011, O.R Tambo airport, one of the nine main airports, was voted the best airport in Africa according to the World Airport Awards. This airport also came in the top 3 most improved airports throughout the world.

 

TOP 9 AIRPORTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

RANK     AIRPORT             LOCATION  NO. OF PASSENGERS CONTACT DETAILS    
1 OR Tambo International Johannesburg, Gauteng  17,596,203 +27 11 921 6262 
2 Cape Town International Cape Town, Western Cape 7,810,069 +27 21 937 1200 
3 King Shaka International Durban, KwaZulu-Natal 4,403,340 +27 31 451 6758      
4 Port Elizabeth International Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape 1,349,673 +27 41 507 7319      
5 East London Airport East London, Eastern Cape 676,982 +27 43 706 0306      
6 George Airport George, Western Cape 537,600 +27 44 876 9310      
7 Bloemfontein International Bloemfontein, Free State 397,228 +27 51 433 2901      
8 Kimberley Airport Kimberley, Northern Cape 131,885 +27 53 851 1032       
9 Upington International Upington, Northern Cape 42,229 +27 54 337 7900      

 

BEST AIRPORT ACI-ASQ AWARDS FOR AFRICA

First place – O.R Tambo International
Second place – Cape Town International
Third place – Durban International Airport

ON TIME PERFORMANCE FOR AIRLINES (November 2012)

The following stats illustrate the on time performance percentage per airline per airport.

O.R Tambo International
British Airways 88.14%
Kulula.com 81.76%
Mango.com 89.26%
S.A Express 80.52%
SAA 88.79%

Cape Town International Airport
British Airways 90.27%
Kulula.com 87.79%
Mango.com 93.59%
S.A Express 91.43%
SAA 90.28%

King Shaka International Airport
British Airways 90.66%
Kulula.com 85.48%
Mango.com 92.22%
S.A Express 90.38%
SAA 93.45%

 

Interesting Airport Statistics

More and more people are travelling to George airport than ever before. George is situated about halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. It is located in one of the most beautiful areas in South Africa - the Garden Route. In fact, George airport now obtains over 600,000 passengers each and every year. The airport has received increased growth over the last couple of years and has been awarded the South African Airport of the Year six times!


Sources:

Wikipedia
ACSA
ACSA On Time Performance