Johannesburg O R Tambo International Airport

Airport Location

  • 33km (21 miles) from Sandton Business District.


Qantas Flights

  • Qantas flights QF63/QF64 arrive and depart from Terminal A.

Departure Information

Ticket Counter

International ticketing facilities provided by Menzies Aviation.

Open from 8am to 9pm.

Contact the local Qantas office for assistance.


Check-in is located on the departures level of Terminal A.

Open from 3pm to 6.20pm.

Economy check-in for Qantas operated flights can vary. Check the infomation boards in the terminal to see which counters are available for check-in.

Online Check-in is available for Qantas international flights (QF1-199), and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online Check-in opens 24 hours before your flight departure and closes 2 hours before international flight departures.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

* Note: The terminals in Johannesburg operate as 'Silent Terminals'. This means no boarding announcements, or calls for passengers are made over loudspeakers. It is up to passengers to check screens for boarding gate information and times.

Arrival Information


Baggage carousels are located in the Arrivals hall.

Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.

Baggage Services has a counter located in this area.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Transfer between terminals

It is a short walk between the International terminal (Terminal A) and the Domestic terminal (Terminal B).

Lounge Information

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Transport Information

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Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately 45 minutes drive from the city.

O.R. Tambo International's website has information on getting to the airport by car and car parking options.

Car rentals

Visit our cars section to make a booking.


The Gautrain is a high-speed train service that connects O.R. Tambo to Sandton in approximately 15 minutes. 
The Gautrain has three commuter routes including a line to Pretoria, plus an extensive bus network to various suburbs in and around the train routes.

Taxis and shuttle buses

Information on taxis and shuttle buses is available on the aiport's Public Transport page.

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Information is correct as of June 2018
Times and prices quoted are a guide only.