Flights to Cape Town

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Cape Town International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Cape Town, and is the second busiest airport in South Africa and third busiest in Africa. Located approximately 20 kilometres (12 miles) from the city centre, the airport was opened in 1954 to replace Cape Town's previous airport in the suburb of Wingfield. Cape Town International Airport is the only airport in the Cape Town metropolitan area that offers scheduled passenger services.

The airport has direct flights from South Africa's other two main urban areas, Johannesburg and Durban, as well as flights to smaller centres in South Africa. Internationally, it has direct flights to several destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. The air route between Cape Town and Johannesburg was the world's fifth busiest air route in 2007 as well as the busiest in Africa, with the air route between Cape Town and Durban being the fifth busiest in Africa.

In 2009, Cape Town International Airport received the Skytrax award for the best airport in Africa. The airport has domestic and international terminals, linked by a common central terminal.


Facts about flying to Cape Town

  • It takes approximately On average, flight duration from the UK is around 11 hours and 40 minutes. to fly to Cape Town from the UK.
  • The IATA airport code for Cape Town Airport is CPT. This will appear on your ticket.
  • The average temperature of Cape Town in November is 21°C.
  • Airlines that fly to Cape Town include British Airways, bmi, Virgin Atlantic, Emirates, KLM, Iberia - and you can book them all at discounted prices with us.
  • You can also find Hotels in Cape Town with us.
  • For the cheapest flights to Cape Town, try departing on a Friday.

Cape Town Weather Temperature

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°F   72 68 64 63 61 59 59 61 64 66 70 32

Forecast for Cape Town 2016



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Cape Town Airport on a map of South Africa

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