Johannesburg to Durban Flights
The flight route between Johannesburg and Durban is the second busiest in South Africa, with a number of airlines flying between the two cities at a wide range of times
Airlines travelling between Johannesburg and Durban:
South African Airways
The Johannesburg to Durban flight times vary extensively throughout each day, the first flight of the morning kicking off at 06.20am, and the last flight leaving at 7.30pm.
Flights from Durban to Johannesburg, on the other hand, begin at 06.00am each day, and take place consistently throughout the day on the various airlines. The last flight of the departs at 09.55pm onboard Kulula, but once again - these times often change - so make sure to keep checking FlightSite.
Flights are scheduled to take roughly minutes travelling from Durban's King Shaka Airport to OR Tambo. Mango Airlines will also be offering a route to Durban from Lanseria Airport. This coupled with the flights coming our of OR Tambo, will increase the numbers of flights in and out of King Shaka International Airport.
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The international airport in Durban is entitled King Shaka International Airport (DUR) and can be found 35km north of the Durban city centre.
King Shaka International Airport, also refered to as La Mercy Airport, was opened on May 1st 2010, 1 month before the start of the FIFA Soccer World Cup.
The airport itself has an annual passenger capacity of 7.5 million and comprises a space of 102 square kilometers. It is also said to be the 9th busiest airport in Africa.
The King Shaka International Airport is a key component to the city of Durban's long-term goals. With the city targeting higher tourist traffic, with uShaka Marine world and they're warm water beaches, the airport is highly important in achieving the goal of over 5 million visitors per year.
With Johannesburg being the main airport into which many international tourists fly, it is a main artery and as such, Johannesburg to Durban flights as well as Durban to Johannesburg flights are well catered for.
There are flights conducted between King Shaka and both Lanseria Airport (HLA) and OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg. OR Tambo is the city's main airport, and busiest international airport on the African continent.