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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.
  • Cape Town International Airport was opened in 1954, a year after Jan Smuts Airport on the Witwatersrand opened.
  • In preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Cape Town International Airport was extensively expanded and renovated.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The closest airport to Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is George Airport (GRJ), which is located 217 miles (349 kilometers) E of CPT.
  • Cape Town International Airport handled 8,505,563 passengers last year.
  • Cape Town International Airport (CPT) has 2 runways.
  • Cape Town International Airport is approximately 20 kilometres from the city centre and is accessible from the N2 freeway, with Airport Approach Road providing a direct link between the N2 and the airport.

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