King Shaka International Airport – Facilities

The King Shaka International Airport is now 6 years in operation and will be celebrating 7 years on May 2017.

There are no hotels at the airport. There are, however, numerous bed and breakfasts close to the airport. For more information, please contact the KZN Tourism Kiosk on +27 (0)32 436 0013 .

​Foreign exchange

A bureau de change, on the ground floor of the international arrivals/departures terminal, is open when international flights arrive and depart.

ABSA Bank, which is in the public concourse, opens 30 minutes before the first flight and closes 30 minutes after the last flight of the day.
Tel: +27 (0)32 436 2625

Automated teller machines (ATMs)

First National Bank, Nedbank, Standard Bank and ABSA Bank have ATMs in the public concourse.
Chapel and prayer rooms
​A prayer room is available for Muslim passengers.

Prior to arriving at the airport you can obtain up-to-date flight information in a number of ways:

Call +27 (0)86 727 7888 for Airports Company South Africa’s automated flight-information service
Call the information desk on +27 (0)32 436 6585
Send an SMS message containing your flight number to 35007 to receive up-to-date flight details, or
Check live arrivals and departures on our website.


The car parks at King Shaka International Airport use the pay-on-foot system. The Multi Storey Parking accommodates 1500 bays, Shaded Parking accommodates 2220 bays and Long Stay Parking 765, the Pick-up Zone accommodates xx
Trolleys are available from the car park areas, which are within walking distance of the terminals.
The pay stations accept coins (R1, R2 and R5) and notes (R10, R20, R50 and R100).


​The Post Office, which is in the public concourse, opens 30 minutes before the first flight and closes 30 minutes after the last flight every day.
Tel: +27 (0)32 436 2615


Restrooms are conveniently located in the main concourse as well as the departures terminal. Baby-changing facilities and other amenities for young children are available in most ladies restrooms.
​Public telephones that take coins or cards can be found in the arrivals, departures and check in areas.

VAT Refunds

​A VAT refund facility is available to direct international passengers and is located at the international departures terminal.

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