Johannesburg Airport Guide to O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)

Johannesburg Airport International Terminal

Johannesburg Airport International Terminal, also known as Terminal A, exclusively handles international flights.

TRANSFER BETWEEN TERMINALS 

Terminal A and B are connected through the Central Terminal, which handles both check-in and luggage. The building allows passengers to transit between terminals from landside and airside. 

Levels

Ground level 

It is the Arrivals level.

Find here Immigration, Police, duty free shops, Customs and baggage claiming. 

Level 1

It is the International Departures area plus check-in facilities.

After the Security area there are lots of food and drinks retailers, as well as duty free shops, currency exchange and ATMs.

There is an immigration office too and a tax refund.

Access to Boarding Gates A6 to A30 and to Gautrain Station.

On the other hand, find access to the Transit Hotel and its lobby on Level B1. 

Mezzanine Level 

For International Departures and Arrivals.

There are some airline lounges. 

SERVICES 

- Restaurants and Cafeterias
- Shops and Duty free stores
- Information Kiosks
- Post Office
- ATMs
- Currency Exchange
- Baggage Trolleys
- Escalators and Elevators
- Public Telephones
- Baby care facilities
- Prayer room
- Luggage storage and lockers
- Travel Clinic
- Observation deck
- Travel agencies

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LOUNGES

Shongololo Lounge: International Terminal, towards Gates A7-A18. Open from 06:00 am to 10:00 pm. Services: Snacks, showers, food, Wi-Fi, drinks, Internet Terminals, printers and copiers, newspapers and magazines. Entrance fee: 29$ / person (4 hours). 

Mashonzha Lounge: International Terminal. Open from 07:00 am to 10:00 pm. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines, TV, Internet Terminals. Entrance fee: 29$ / passenger (4 hours). 

Bidvest Premier Lounge: International Terminal. Open 24 hours. Services: Drinks, showers, snacks, Wi-Fi, printers and copiers, telephone, TV, newspapers and magazines. Entrance fee: 31$ / passenger. 

SAA Cycad First Class Lounge: International Terminal, Mezzanine level, close to A7 Gate. From 04:30 am until the last departure. Services: Snacks, showers, Wi-Fi, food, TV, Internet Terminals, Conference Rooms, telephones, smoking area. 

Dunhill Smoking Lounge: International Terminal, Departures area. Hours vary. Services: Smoking area, Wi-Fi and flight monitors. 

SAA Baobab Premium Class Lounge: International Terminal, Mezzanine level. From 04:30 am until last departure. Services: Snacks, showers, Wi-Fi, food, newspapers, children’s area, internet terminals, printers and copiers. 

The Emirates Lounge: International Terminal, Departures area. Hours vary. Services: Showers, snacks, Wi-Fi, food, TV, Internet Terminals, drinks, telephones. 

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse: International Terminal, Mezzanine level. From 04:25 pm until last departure. Services: Wi-Fi, showers, drinks, snacks, food, TV, Internet Terminals, telephones. 

British Airways Galleries First/Galleries Club Lounge (Closed For Renovation): International Terminal, Mezzanine level. From 04:00 pm to 10:30 pm. Services: Premium food, spirits, Wi-Fi, snacks, showers.

SLOW Lounge: International Terminal, upper level. From 05:00 am to 09:00 pm. Services: Showers, snacks, Wi-Fi, Internet Terminals, Conference Rooms, TV, newspapers and rooms. 

SAA Arrivals Lounge: International Terminal, outside security. From 04:30 am to 12:30 pm. Services: Showers, TV, snacks, newspapers magazines, smoking areas.

Aspire Lounge: International Terminal, inside security. From 05:30 am to 10:00 pm. Services: Showers, snacks, food, Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines, TV. Entrance fee: 33$ / person. 

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