Car Hire OR Tambo Airport - OR Tambo Airport Johannesburg (JHB) Guide


OR Tambo International Airport is located close to the city of Johannesburg in the Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng area and is the busiest in South Africa.  The airport welcomes more than 28 million passengers each year and it is the primary hub of South Africa Airways.

The airport has six runways in three areas, international in Terminals A1 and A2, domestic and transit. The airport will also have Terminal A3 for both domestic and international passengers. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic fly from O.R Tambo Airport. The airport has shops, a pharmacy, cafes and restaurants.

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Your online booking for a Johannesburg rental car can include optional extras such as unlimited mileage. You can pick up your Johannesburg car hire from the airport. Johannesburg, founded in 1886 with the discovery of gold and many of the most popular tourist attractions are based on this theme. Your Johannesburg hire car will give you the freedom to visit great attractions including Gold Reef City which offers a recreated glimpse of Victorian life in the city with underground tours of the original mine and mining techniques.  Above ground and there’s The Botanic Gardens which has gardens, lawns, terraces and a herb garden as well as fountainhead terraces, trees and flowers.

There are numerous museums to wander through including the Museum of Africa situated in what was once the fruit and vegetable market and the Apartheid Museum which highlights the history of apartheid through a number of mediums including film. There are also championship golf courses, great restaurants and bars and a thriving music scene.  The Johannesburg Art Gallery is one of several which highlight African art as well as a collection of up to date rock art. Visitors can visit one of the townships including Soweto to include a visit to the former home of Nelson Mandela which is now a museum.

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