Airport codes King Shaka International Airport

IATA Metropolitan Code

DUR

World Area Code

562

Airport coordinates

Lat / Lon

-29°-36'-51"S / 31°7'10"E

Decimal

-29.61444, 31.11972

Altitude

295ft / 89.92m

Magnetic variation

degrees

About King Shaka International Airport

King Shaka International Airport (DUR) is located in the municipality of Durban in South Africa, Africa. It's one of the bigger airports in South Africa based in the region Kwazulu-Natal. Passengers can fly to and from the airport with a scheduled service.

Runway information

DUR has one unlighted 12,139 ft long runway.

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
06-24 12,139 ft 197 ft Other "Asphalt" No

Geographic data

Municipality

Durban

Country

South Africa

Continent

Africa

Other airports in Kwazulu-Natal

ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
FALY LAY Ladysmith Airport Medium airport Ladysmith
FAMG MGH Margate Airport Medium airport Margate
FAMU MZQ Mkuze Airport Medium airport Mkuze
FANC NCS Newcastle Airport Medium airport Newcastle
FAPM PZB Pietermaritzburg Airport Medium airport Pietermaritzburg
FAUL ULD Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport Medium airport Ulundi
FARB RCB Richards Bay Airport Medium airport Richards Bay
FAVG VIR Virginia Airport Medium airport Durban

Airline tickets

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Find your way around King Shaka International Airport

How to get to Durban

There are several ways to get from King Shaka International Airport to Durban and back. We have made a list with the most common transportation options. At this airport you can choose for (public) transport by Bus, Taxi and Shuttle.

We compared the average prices of the transport possibilities from the airport to Durban. The cheapest way to travel from the airport to Durban is by Shuttle (26 minutes, ZAR 80). If you prefer to get to your destination as quickly as possible, the fastest way to get into the city is by Bus (23 minutes, ).

Bus

Transport type
Distance
31.62 km
Duration
23 minutes
Price

Shuttle

Transport type
Distance
40.31 km
Duration
26 minutes
Price
ZAR 80

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Transportation services

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Margate Coaches
Bus
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Taxi
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031 463 2618/40
Mozzie Cabs
Taxi
+27 31 303 5787
Eagle Taxi Cabs
Taxi
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+27 31 337 8333

Taxi King Shaka International Airport

The easiest way to find a transfer to and from King Shaka International Airport is through our taxi widget below. We will find the best deal for you and display multiple options for you to choose from.

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Car rental

Rent a car at DUR

Find a cheap rental car at King Shaka International Airport to make the most out of your trip to South Africa. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.

Renting a car at DUR lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in South Africa quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Rent a camper in South Africa

Find a recreational vehicle near King Shaka International Airport to make the most out of your trip to South Africa?

A camper or RV will give you unlimited freedom so you can determine your own route and go wherever you want to go. It's especially perfect because you have the comfort of your own accommodation and kitchenette with you.

WorldWide Campers works with many RV suppliers in Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South America, South Africa and Europe. This ensures you that they will always find you the best deal for your RV trip. You never have to pay extra for booking costs and all our quotes are free of charge.

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Airport car parking at King Shaka International Airport

Park your car at DUR

Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at King Shaka International Airport or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at DUR can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.

Different type of airport parking options

Airport parking options have changed and expanded. Medium-size and large airports offer several different types of parking, priced according to convenience and distance from the terminal.

The different types of parking are:

  • Short term parking
  • Daily parking
  • Long term / Satellite parking
  • Valet parking
  • Off-Airport parking
  • Sleep, park, fly
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Hotels near the airport

Hotels at or near King Shaka International Airport

Do you have an early morning flight, long layover or your flight is cancelled, and you don't feel like sleeping on the airport floor? Sleeping in a hotel at or near DUR is the perfect solution. Sleeping in a hotel close by King Shaka International Airport prevents you from being late or not fully rested for your flight.

Hotels in Durban

Find your ideal hotel in Durban city centre. Find the perfect hotel to make the most out of your trip to the city of Amsterdam. Consult one of our partners to find the most suitable hotel for your trip.

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Things to do in South Africa?

Find the best things to do in or nearby King Shaka International Airport

Are you planning on travelling to South Africa? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby Durban. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.

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Luggage

Store your bags in Durban

Do you want to visit Durban and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.

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Forward your luggage

Are you planning a trip to South Africa and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.

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Travel luggage and cabin bags

Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.

All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.

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Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at DUR?

Claim your compensation

Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at King Shaka International Airport, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to South Africa

A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to South Africa because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.

Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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Travel insurance for people with a medical condition

Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.

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DUR giftshop

Customized DUR gifts and souvenirs

Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to King Shaka International Airport. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.

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