Air Access to Cape Town
Cape Town and the Western Cape are accessible by air from a wide variety of destinations around the world.
Under the auspices of Wesgro – Cape Town’s official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency – an award-winning air-route development project called Cape Town Air Access is responsible for establishing direct flights that connect the city and region with the rest of the world. The project stems from a collaboration between six government entities and the private sector.
Here are some fast facts about Cape Town Air Access:
- 18 new routes established
- 23 route expansions
- 1.5 million seats added
- Cape Town International Airport has been awarded ‘Best Airport in Africa’ in the Skytrax World Airport Awards for four consecutive years
Which airlines fly to Cape Town?
- KLM: Amsterdam, Netherlands
- British Airways: London Heathrow, UK; London Gatwick
- Lufthansa: Munich, Germany, Frankfurt
- Turkish Airlines: Istanbul, Turkey
- Austrian Airlines: Vienna, Austria
- Air France: Paris, France
- Virgin Atlantic: London Heathrow, UK
- Air Namibia: Windhoek and Walvis Bay, Namibia
- Cathay Pacific: Hong Kong, China
- Westair: Windhoek and Oranjemund, Namibia
- Air Botswana: Gaborone,Botswana
- Emirates Airlines: Dubai, UAE
- Air Mauritius: Port Louis, Mauritius
- United Airlines: Newark, New York
- Kenya Airways: Nairobi, Livingstone, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
- Airlink: Windhoek, Namibia; Maun, Botswana; Victoria falls, Zimbabwe; Saint Helena
- Condor: Frankfurt, Germany
- TAAG: Luanda, Angola
- Rwanda Air: Kigali, Rwanda; Harare, Zimbabwe
- Ethiopian Airways: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
- SA Express: Walvis Bay, Namibia
- Edelweiss Air: Zurich, Switzerland
- Qatar Airways: Doha, Qatar
- Singapore Airlines: Singapore
Cape Town International Airport
Cape Town International Airport is Africa’s third largest airport, and is consistently ranked among the best in the world for service in its category. Awards include Best Airport in Africa in 2018, 2017, and 2016 (SKYTRAX World Airport Awards), amongst others.
The airport offers a variety of transport options, ranging from car hire, shuttles, taxis and MyCiTi busses.
Tel: +27 021 937 1200
For flight information:
Tel: + 27 (0) 86 72 77 888
For directions to Century City Conference Centre from the airport, please see our Find Us page.