Located in the heart of Kempton Park lies the Johannesburg Airport and the OR Tambo Airport has gone under many changes since its beginnings.
The OR Tambo Airport was originally called the Jan Smuts Airport. The name was then changed to the Johannesburg International Airport and was changed once again in 2006 to Oliver Tambo after he died and he was the former president of the ANC.
As South Africa is the top go to destination in Africa, there are plenty of visitors from overseas as well as locally arriving and departing from the OR Tambo Airport, which is the busiest airport in South Africa.
If you are looking for a flight booking from Johannesburg to Cape Town or Port Elizabeth then you can check the Flysafair website. You will be able to find the cheapest flights with Flysafair when you are looking to get around south Africa whether it’s for business or pleasure, Flysafair have you covered when you are travelling to cape town or port Elizabeth from Johannesburg.
At the OR Tambo Airport, visitors will be pleasantly surprised, as the airport runs smoothly, just like your flight booking with Flysafair. Since the 2010 FIFA World Cup and also in preparation for it, there have been many recent developments to the airport and this will impress all visitors.
The international terminal has been constructed to house all the new Airbus A380’s, but not only that there has been an upgraded shopping area as well as the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link.
Another new development that is happening at the OR Tambo Airport is to include international check in facilities, shops and lounges and by 2015 the airport is estimated to reach 24 million passengers per year.
The runways at the OR Tambo Airport are said to be the longest in the world. They are 3300 metres and 4400 metres long.
There are many amenities on offer at the OR Tambo Airport for when you are waiting for your Flysafair flight. Also the airport has accommodation closely if you are looking to stay for a night before you catch your Flysafair flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town or Port Elizabeth.
Flysafair has plenty of experience in the flying field as they have been in operation for longer than four decades. They have flown to some of the remote areas for various world aid organisations as well as transporting cargo, and supplying planes to business airlines.
Flysafair offers passengers a quality flight with attention to every detail.
You can book your flight with Flysafair and get the cheapest flights on offer. You can fly from the OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg to the Cape Town International Airport or to the Port Elizabeth Airport, or fly from these destinations to the OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg.