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TOURISM: Flying to SA

The country of South Africa is situated at the southern tip of Africa. The visitors from other countries can access the country through air, water and ground.

Air access:

There are three major international airports in South Africa, and also small other airports. As there are a lot of airports throughout the world, the IATA (International Air Transport Association) has presented a code unique to every airport.

International airports:

✓OR Tambo International Airport

Code: ORT

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng

✓Cape Town International Airport

Code: CPT

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

✓King Shaka International Airport

Code: DUR

Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

There are also other important airports within different provinces:

✓Lanseria International Airport

Code: HLA

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng

✓Pietermaritzburg Airport

Code: PZB

Location: Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

✓George Airport

Code: GRJ

Location: George, Western Cape

✓Port Elizabeth International Airport

Code: PLZ

Location: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

✓East London Airport

Code: ELS

Location: East London, Eastern Cape

✓Kimberly Airport

Code: KTM

Location: Kimberly, Northern Cape

✓Upington Airport

Code: UTN

Location: Upington, Northern Cape

✓Bram Fischer International Airport

Code: BFN

Location: Bloemfontein, Free State

✓Eastgate Airport

Code: HDS

Location: Hoedspruit, Limpopo

✓Polokwane International Airport

Code: PTG

Location: Polokwane, Limpopo

✓Mmabatho International Airport

Code: MBD

Location: Mafikeng, North West

✓Pilansberg International Airport

Code: NTY

Location: Sun City, North West

✓Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport

Code: MQP

Location: Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

✓Mala Mala Airport

Code: AAM

Location: near Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga

There are eight international airlines that are serving South Africa, namely:

✓Emirates Airlines

✓British Airways


✓Air France

✓Turkish Airways


✓Qatar Airways

✓ Cathay Pacific


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