View and compare some of the cheap flights to Durban Airport. King Shaka International Airport. One can compare prices and book online today and save time and money. Connecting flights to all major destinations are offered. Both domestic flights in South Africa and International flights are offered online. Most popular route being to Johannesburg Airport. King Shaka International abbreviated to KSIA can be found 35km north of Durban city centre. British Airways now fly direct from London to Durban.
Road access to and from the airport is via the N2 freeway. There are a number of minor roads leading to coastal and inland destinations in the vicinity. There are toll gates on the N2 both to the north and south of the airport. Airport shuttles and metered taxis provide excellent public transport. We recommend Booking Car Hire online before arrival. This will save you both time and disappointment in the busy seasons
King Shaka International Airport Durban
Construction started in the seventies, though the economic trends of the early eighties saw the project halted in 1982. It started up again in the late nineties as Durban’s existing airport had become too small. After many delays, including a tender war, construction finally began in 2007 and the first commercial plane landed in May 2010.
The name King Shaka Airport
The airport gets its name from the Zulu king who was the nation’s leader in the 19th century. The airport has a split level terminal handling arrivals on the lower level and departures on the upper. The Airports retail outlets are on the Ground level
Durban – city in the sun
This vibrant coastal city on the eastern seaboard of South Africa is a melting pot of African, Indian, Eastern and Colonial traditions. Its esplanade runs along the seafront from uShaka Marine World theme park to the Moses Mabhida stadium. Famous for its golden beaches, Durban is the busiest port in South Africa. The sub-tropical climate together with golden beaches make it a popular destination for both local and foreign visitors.