Country codes South Africa

ISO 3166-1 2 letter

ZA

ISO 3166-1 3 letter

ZAF

Internet TLD

.za

Phone calling code

27

Large airports

4

Medium airports

56

Small airports

262

Heliports

N/A

Total airports

322

Largest airports in South Africa

There are 4 large airports in South Africa.

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
FACT CPT Cape Town International Airport Large airport Cape Town
FAGG GRJ George Airport Large airport George
FALE DUR King Shaka International Airport Large airport Durban
FAOR JNB OR Tambo International Airport Large airport Johannesburg

Airport codes in South Africa

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
FAAG AGZ Aggeneys Airport Medium airport Aggeneys
FAAB ALJ Alexander Bay Airport Medium airport Alexander Bay
FABR Barberton Airport Medium airport Umjindi (Barberton)
FAEL ELS Ben Schoeman Airport Medium airport East London
FABE BIY Bisho Airport Medium airport Bisho
FABL BFN Bram Fischer International Airport Medium airport Bloemfontain
FACT CPT Cape Town International Airport Large airport Cape Town
FAEO Ermelo Airport Medium airport Ermelo
FAFB FCB Ficksburg Sentraoes Airport Medium airport Ficksburg
FAGG GRJ George Airport Large airport George
FAGC GCJ Grand Central Airport Medium airport Midrand
FAHR HRS Harrismith Airport Medium airport Harrismith
FAPH PHW Hendrik Van Eck Airport Medium airport Phalaborwa
FAKU KMH Johan Pienaar Airport Medium airport Kuruman
FAUT UTT K. D. Matanzima Airport Medium airport Mthatha
FAKM KIM Kimberley Airport Medium airport Kimberley
FALE DUR King Shaka International Airport Large airport Durban
FAKZ KLZ Kleinsee Airport Medium airport Kleinsee
FAKN MQP Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport Medium airport Mpumalanga
FALY LAY Ladysmith Airport Medium airport Ladysmith
FALW SDB Langebaanweg Airport Medium airport Langebaanweg
FALA HLA Lanseria Airport Medium airport Johannesburg
FALC LMR Lime Acres Finsch Mine Airport Medium airport Lime Acres
FAMD AAM Malamala Airport Medium airport Malamala
FAMG MGH Margate Airport Medium airport Margate
FAMU MZQ Mkuze Airport Medium airport Mkuze
FAMM MBD Mmabatho International Airport Medium airport Mafeking
FAMS Morningside Farm Airport Medium airport Silveroaks
FANC NCS Newcastle Airport Medium airport Newcastle
FAOR JNB OR Tambo International Airport Large airport Johannesburg
FAOH OUH Oudtshoorn Airport Medium airport Oudtshoorn
FAKD KXE P C Pelser Airport Medium airport Klerksdorp
FAUP UTN Pierre Van Ryneveld Airport Medium airport Upington
FAPM PZB Pietermaritzburg Airport Medium airport Pietermaritzburg
FAPI Pietersburg Municipal Airport Medium airport Polokwane
FAPG PBZ Plettenberg Bay Airport Medium airport Plettenberg Bay
FAPP PTG Polokwane International Airport Medium airport Polokwane
FAPE PLZ Port Elizabeth Airport Medium airport Port Elizabeth
FAPJ JOH Port St Johns Airport Medium airport Port St Johns
FAPS PCF Potchefstroom Airport Medium airport Potchefstroom
FAUL ULD Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport Medium airport Ulundi
FAQT UTW Queenstown Airport Medium airport Queenstown
FAGM QRA Rand Airport Medium airport Johannesburg
FARB RCB Richards Bay Airport Medium airport Richards Bay
FAMN LLE Riverside Airport Medium airport Malelane
FARS ROD Robertson Airport Medium airport Robertson
FARG Rustenburg Airport Medium airport Rustenburg
FASD Saldanha /Vredenburg Airport Medium airport Saldanha-Vredenburg
FASC ZEC Secunda Airport Medium airport Secunda
FASS SIS Sishen Airport Medium airport Sishen
FASZ SZK Skukuza Airport Medium airport Skukuza
FASB SBU Springbok Airport Medium airport Springbok
FATZ LTA Tzaneen Airport Medium airport Tzaneen
FAVV Vereeniging Airport Medium airport Vereeniging
FAVG VIR Virginia Airport Medium airport Durban
FAVR VRE Vredendal Airport Medium airport Vredendal
FAVB VRU Vryburg Airport Medium airport Vyrburg
FAWK WKF Waterkloof Air Force Base Medium airport Pretoria
FAWB PRY Wonderboom Airport Medium airport Pretoria
FAYP Ysterplaat Air Force Base Medium airport Cape Town

About South Africa

South Africa (native name: South Africa) is a country located in Southern Africa. In total, the population of the country reaches 55.7 million inhabitants. Its capital is Pretoria.

The international country code of South Africa is ZA or ZAF. Neighbouring countries are Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

The common languages in South Africa are Afrikaans(Afrikaans), English(English), Southern Ndebele(isiNdebele), Southern Sotho(Sesotho), Swati(SiSwati), Tswana(Setswana), Tsonga(Xitsonga), Venda(Tshivenḓa), Xhosa(isiXhosa) and Zulu(isiZulu).
The only officially used currency is South African rand. If you want to exchange money, check the current value of the South African rand with the value of your local currency at the money exchange office.

There are 4 large, 56 medium and about 262 small airports in South Africa.

Travel to South Africa

Tourism

If you need more tourist information we can advise you to buy a guide for South Africa

Health

  • Malaria
    Malaria occurs in some areas. Protect yourself from mosquito bites. Precautions are personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine the right actions
  • Hepatitis A
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country
  • Hepatitis B
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • DTP
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Tap water

The tap water in South Africa is safe to drink straight from the tap.

Weather

The historical average temperature lies between 10.7°C (July) and 21.9°C (February).

Emergency

When travelling abroad keep in mind that the response times and services available on the other end of the call may be different than those in your own country.

Police
10 111
Ambulance
10 177
Fire departmemt
10 177

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Car rental

Rent a car in South Africa

Find a rental car at your destination airport to make the most out of your trip to South Africa.

When traveling 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. Renting a car 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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Travel insurance

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