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CPT Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CPT / FACT
Airport Name: Cape Town International Airport
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
GPS Coordinates: 33°58'9"S by 18°35'49"E
Area Served: Cape Town
Operator/Owner: Airports Company South Africa
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 151 feet (46 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Cape Town International Airport (CPT):

  • Apart from completion of the 2010 expansion project, it has been proposed that a second runway for large aircraft be constructed at Cape Town International Airport.
  • In preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Cape Town International Airport was extensively expanded and renovated.
  • With the fall of apartheid in the early 1990s, ownership of the airport was transferred from the state to the newly formed Airports Company South Africa, and the airport was renamed to the politically neutral Cape Town International Airport.
  • Because of Cape Town International Airport's relatively low elevation of 151 feet, planes can take off or land at Cape Town International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Cape Town International Airport handled 8,505,563 passengers last year.
  • The following is an example of information required by aircrew to operate at this airport.
  • The only hotel located within the airport precinct is the budget Road Lodge, owned by the City Lodge hotel chain group.
  • The closest airport to Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is George Airport (GRJ), which is located 217 miles (349 kilometers) E of CPT.
  • The furthest airport from Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is Princeville Airport (HPV), which is located 11,616 miles (18,693 kilometers) away in Hanalei, Hawaii, United States.
  • Cape Town International Airport (CPT) has 2 runways.
  • Cape Town International Airport recorded 7.8 million passengers in 2008–2009, down from 8.4 million passengers the year before.

Map of Nearest Airports from Cape Town International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Cape Town International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1216.76 miles (348.84 km) EGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
2309.01 miles (497.30 km) NNWKleinsee Airport (KLZ)Kleinzee, South AfricaView Kleinsee Airport on a map Set KLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kleinsee Airport
3324.14 miles (521.66 km) NAggeneys Airport (AGZ)Aggeneys, South AfricaView Aggeneys Airport on a map Set AGZ as destination Airport Get more information about Aggeneys Airport
4324.14 miles (521.66 km) NWild Coast Sun Airport (MZF)Mzamba, South AfricaView Wild Coast Sun Airport on a map Set MZF as destination Airport Get more information about Wild Coast Sun Airport
5392.20 miles (631.19 km) NNWAlexander Bay Airport (ALJ)Alexander Bay, South AfricaView Alexander Bay Airport on a map Set ALJ as destination Airport Get more information about Alexander Bay Airport
6401.75 miles (646.55 km) EPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport
7410.22 miles (660.19 km) NKarasburg Airport (KAS)Karasburg, NamibiaView Karasburg Airport on a map Set KAS as destination Airport Get more information about Karasburg Airport
8415.63 miles (668.89 km) NNEUpington Airport (UTN)Upington, South AfricaView Upington Airport on a map Set UTN as destination Airport Get more information about Upington Airport
9476.49 miles (766.83 km) EPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
10509.47 miles (819.90 km) NEKimberley Airport (KIM)Kimberley, South AfricaView Kimberley Airport on a map Set KIM as destination Airport Get more information about Kimberley Airport
11514.16 miles (827.46 km) NKeetmanshoop Airport (KMP)Keetmanshoop, NamibiaView Keetmanshoop Airport on a map Set KMP as destination Airport Get more information about Keetmanshoop Airport
12532.99 miles (857.76 km) NNEJohan Pienaar Airport (KMH)Kuruman, South AfricaView Johan Pienaar Airport on a map Set KMH as destination Airport Get more information about Johan Pienaar Airport
13535.17 miles (861.26 km) EEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
14541.34 miles (871.20 km) NNWLüderitz Airport (LUD)Luderitz, NamibiaView Lüderitz Airport on a map Set LUD as destination Airport Get more information about Lüderitz Airport
15564.91 miles (909.13 km) NEBloemfontein International Airport (BFN)Bloemfontein, Free State, South AfricaView Bloemfontein International Airport on a map Set BFN as destination Airport Get more information about Bloemfontein International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Cape Town International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Cape Town International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,615.59 miles (18,693.43 km) NPrinceville Airport (HPV)Hanalei, Hawaii, United StatesView Princeville Airport on a map Set HPV as destination Airport Get more information about Princeville Airport
211,605.52 miles (18,677.23 km) NPMRF Barking Sands (BKH)Kekaha, Hawaii, United StatesView PMRF Barking Sands on a map Set BKH as destination Airport Get more information about PMRF Barking Sands
311,598.69 miles (18,666.23 km) NLihue Airport (LIH)Lihue, Hawaii, United StatesView Lihue Airport on a map Set LIH as destination Airport Get more information about Lihue Airport
411,595.51 miles (18,661.13 km) NPort Allen Airport (PAK)Hanapepe, Hawaii, United StatesView Port Allen Airport on a map Set PAK as destination Airport Get more information about Port Allen Airport
511,558.75 miles (18,601.95 km) NNWDillingham Airfield (HDH)Mokuleia, Hawaii, United StatesView Dillingham Airfield on a map Set HDH as destination Airport Get more information about Dillingham Airfield
611,550.18 miles (18,588.17 km) NNWWheeler AAF (HHI)Wahiawa, Hawaii, United StatesView Wheeler AAF on a map Set HHI as destination Airport Get more information about Wheeler AAF
711,538.63 miles (18,569.58 km) NNWKalaeloa Airport (NAX)Kapolei, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaeloa Airport on a map Set NAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaeloa Airport
811,537.32 miles (18,567.47 km) NNWHonolulu International Airport (HNL)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Honolulu International Airport on a map Set HNL as destination Airport Get more information about Honolulu International Airport
911,537.32 miles (18,567.47 km) NNWHickam Field (HIK)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Hickam Field on a map Set HIK as destination Airport Get more information about Hickam Field
1011,514.81 miles (18,531.24 km) NNWKalaupapa Airport (LUP)Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaupapa Airport on a map Set LUP as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaupapa Airport
1111,513.09 miles (18,528.48 km) NNWMolokai Airport (MKK)Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United StatesView Molokai Airport on a map Set MKK as destination Airport Get more information about Molokai Airport
1211,492.88 miles (18,495.95 km) NNWKapalua Airport (JHM)Lahaina, Hawaii, United StatesView Kapalua Airport on a map Set JHM as destination Airport Get more information about Kapalua Airport
1311,486.14 miles (18,485.10 km) NNWLanai Airport (LNY)Lanai City, Hawaii, United StatesView Lanai Airport on a map Set LNY as destination Airport Get more information about Lanai Airport
1411,484.00 miles (18,481.66 km) NNWKahului Airport (OGG)Kahului, Hawaii, United StatesView Kahului Airport on a map Set OGG as destination Airport Get more information about Kahului Airport
1511,468.86 miles (18,457.29 km) NNWHana Airport (HNM)Hana, Hawaii, United StatesView Hana Airport on a map Set HNM as destination Airport Get more information about Hana Airport