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Johannesburg Tourist Information

Johannesburg O R Tambo
International Airport


JNB Airport Maps

General Information
Help Desk:
Tel ++27 (0)11 9216262
Flight Information:
Tel 086 7277888
Online Flight Iinformation

Airport Medical Clinic
For emergencies an ambulance is available around the clock. Tel: +27 (0)11 9216609

Baggage Store
A storeroom for luggage is situated near the lift (upper level) in the International Arrivals hall.

Foreign Exchange
The Foreign Exchange counters of ABSA Bank, American Express, Rennies and Master Currency are all situated in the International Arrivals hall.

Luggage Porters
The earnings of the luggage porters come exclusively from tips. They should receive R 5 per piece of luggage. There are also luggage trolleys and one can do the transport oneself.

Post Office
A post office is located near the International Arrivals Terminal A1.
Taxis and Shuttles
At the airport there are usually taxis and shuttle busses in sufficient numbers available. One should only choose a vehicle with ACSA accreditation to avoid unwanted sightseeing tours. Taxis charge about R 10 per kilometre. The distance to the town centre is about 25 kilometres.

VAT Refund
The Value-added Tax of 14% for merchandise bought in South Africa can be claimed before checking in in the International Departures hall. The bills and invoices must have been stamped by the customs beforehand. The customs can be found in the same hall.

Accommodation close to the Airport

Willy's Chateau
Comfortable suites with telephone and sat TV; S/C or B&B; restaurant, bar; pool. Tel ++27-(0)11 6155210. eMail

Birchwood Hotel
7 km from OR Tambo Airport; 450 rooms; spa; gym; 4 restaurants; 2 pools; 40 conference rooms. Tel 0027 (0)11 8970039. eMail

Africa Centre Lodge
Friendly and affordable lodge; only 5 min. from OR Tambo Airport; pool, sauna, jacuzzi . Tel +27 (0)11 8944857. eMail

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