Airports in South Africa by direct flight routes – top list

In South Africa there are a number of busy airports who offer both international and domestic connections. Here you can find the busiest ones, based on the number of direct flight routes.

busiest airports south africa

Are you interested in finding out which are the busiest airports in South Africa? In that case we can give you a hand! In the following compilation we have gathered the top South African airports based on the number of direct flight routes. If you choose one of the airports you can also learn more about this specific option and find all flights available from the airport.


Number of direct flight routes

Johannesburg (JNB) 78
Cape Town (CPT) 41
Durban (DUR) 12
Nelspruit (MQP) 6
Bloemfontein (BFN) 4
George (GRJ) 4
Port Elizabeth (PLZ) 3
East London (ELS) 3
Lanseria (HLA) 2
Skukuza (SZK) 2
Hoedspruit (HDS) 2
Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) 2
Kimberley (KIM) 2
Upington (UTN) 2
Pietermaritzburg (PZB) 1
Richards Bay (RCB) 1
Margate (MGH) 1
Umtata (UTT) 1
Polokwane (PTG) 1
Sishen (SIS) 1
This list was last updated on 2024-01-26.

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