O.R. Tambo International Airport, formerly Johannesburg International is the busiest airport on the African continent and the air transport hub of South Africa. The airport, that caters for more than 17 million passengers a year, has expanded greatly since its original structure was built. In 2006, Johannesburg airport changed its name to O.R. Tambo to honour Oliver Reginald Tambo, who played a significant role in South Africa’s fight to freedom during the Apartheid regime.
The airport parking facility holds 5000 parking bays and offers public transportation with the efficient Gautrain, which is only 15 minutes to and from Sandton. O.R. Tambo offers travelers an extensive variety of shops and restaurants including nearby accommodation for passengers.