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Durban International Airport

SA Blog’s handy guide to Durban International Airport.

Vital information:

  • Airport code: DUR
  • Street Map: Click here
  • Floor plan: None available, complain to management.
  • General info: +27 (0) 31 451 6758
  • Flight info via telephone: +27 (0) 86 727 7888
  • Flight info via SMS/text: Send flight number to 35007.
  • Flight info on the web: Click here. (This service is often down – it’s better to call.)
  • Hired/Rented cars: Kiosks inside the domestic arrivals area.
  • Wifi? Domestic & international departures, past the security check-through.
  • Former & alt. names: Louis Botha, Lughawe (Afrikaans for “Airport”).
  • Free carts? Yes
  • Porters? Available (look for reflector jackets).
  • Porter tip? R5 per bag.
  • Curbside drop-off/pick-up allowed? Yes – but very congested due to construction.
  • Parking? About R7/hour, depending on length of stay. Long-term parking available.
  • Disabled-friendly? Yes

Durban International is a slight misnomer, in that its only international flights are to SADC countries like Swaziland and Mocambique. It’s a clean, well-laid-out place which is easy to navigate, but which can occasionally become dust-choked, because of all the construction underway.

DUR International Airlines:

DUR Domestic Airlines: