Lanseria Airport is the only privately owned airport in South Africa who is able to fly you on top airlines or with various charter companies. Lanseria Airport is north of Randburg and Sandton and is North West of Johannesburg in South Africa. Lanseria Airport is able to handle aircraft as big as the Boeing757-300. Lanseria Airport offers commercial flights between Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban daily and use local airlines for these flights those being Kulula and Mango. Lanseria Airport offers various facilities which include a passenger terminal building that has been upgraded, restaurants, lounge facilities, duty free shopping; plenty of parking, there is an easy pick up area and drop off zone. There is also an improved road system that now allows easier access to the Lanseria Airport. A new runway has also been built at the Lanseria Airport to allow for larger aircraft to land there.
About Lanseria Airport
Since the early beginnings in 1974, this internationally recognised airport has established itself as a key player in the aviation sector with domestic, regional and international flights from scheduled airline operators and Charter companies
- It was the vision of aviation enthusiasts that stirred up the creation of building another airport in Johannesburg in the early 70’s.
- Today Lanseria Airport is still the only other Internationally accredited airport in Gauteng.
- In 1974 with a mere R2,7 million, construction began at Lanseria Airport and today the airport has undergone several expansion projects to keep up with its impressive growth.
- Commercial flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town and Durban operate daily on kulula and Mango.
- Airport facilities include an upgraded passenger terminal building, restaurants, duty free shopping, lounge facilities, ample parking, easy flow pick up and drop off area and with improved road access getting to Lanseria Airport is hassle (and toll) free.
- Shopping facilities in addition to duty free include an outlet for electrical goods and another for sweets and reading materials
- A new runway has made the airport accessible to larger aircraft. (This project cost R150 million.)
- Long and short term parking facilities have been extended to facilitate growth and plans are underway to begin building a multi-level parkade in the near future.
- Lanseria Airport is still South Africa’s only privately owned International Airport.