Durban International Airport (DUR)
Location: The airport is 22 miles (35km) north of
Time: GMT +2.
The airport can be accessed by car via the N2 from Durban. A
rail link is expected to be completed by 2011.
Numerous car rental companies represented at the airport include
Avis, Khaya, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and National.
Taxis are available from outside the departures terminal and
cost about R400 to the city centre, approximately an hour away. The
price is per journey not per passenger. Taxi services include
Lighthouse Cabs (083 440 8650), Mgazi Tours (031 462 1201) and
Akkers Shuttles (031 274 1824).
The newly built airport terminal has a modern and substantial
range of facilities. These include ATMS, banks, lounges, a post
office, restaurants and bars, and 52 retail outlets. Disabled
facilities are excellent; those with special needs should contact
their airline in advance.
Plentiful parking is available. Parking is charges at ZAR 6 for
the first half hour, up to a daily limit of ZAR 160. Shaded parking
is cheaper for the long-term, starting at ZAR 15 for two hours up
to ZAR 75 per day.
Departure Tax: None.