Durban Airport Guide to King Shaka International Durban Airport

Durban Airport (DUR)

Use this website to quickly find the most important information about King Shaka International Durban Airport: Flights, Departures, Arrivals, Parking, Car Rentals, Hotels near the airport and other information about Durban Airport. Plan your travel to DUR Airport with the information provided in this site.


About the name: Durban Airport is officially named King Shaka International Airport in honor to King Shaka, who was the leader of the Zulu nation back in 19th century.


Durban Airport handled 5,220,002 passengers in 2016.

Terminal Information + info

Durban Airport has a single passenger terminal within the same building and divided into two levels as follows:

- Ground level: The Arrivals Hall.

- First level: The Departures Hall.

Facilities and Services + info

Durban Airport offers the following services to passengers:

- ATMs
- Pharmacy
- Banking facilities
- Currency Exchange
- Post office
- Mobile phone stores
- Book store
- Grocery store
- Retail stores
- Restaurants
- Information desk
- Free Wi-Fi Internet access
- Lost & found
- Customs office
- Toilets
- Baby change facilities
- Disabled facilities
- Prayer room (Muslim)
- Restrooms
- Public telephones
- VAT refund

Transport + info

The following means of transport are available at Durban Airport to get to the city centre:

Bus: There are several shuttle buses available in Durban Airport. (more information)

Taxi: Get to Durban downtown within 30 minutes. (more information)

Car rental: Rent a car in the car rental booths in the ground level of the main terminal or through our car rental search engine. (more information)

Contact Information

Find below several contact information regarding Durban Airport:

King Shaka Drive, LA MERCY, 4405

+27 32 436 6000

About Durban

Durban is the largest city of KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa. It is the third most inhabited urban area of the country after Johannesburg and Cape Town. It is one of the main touristic attractions of South Africa given its warm and tropical climate, as well as its beautiful coast and beaches. Durban is along with Havana, Vigan, Doha, La Paz, Beirut and Kuala Lumpur one of the new seven wonders cities. You shouldn’t miss the Golden Mile and visit the Durban Beachfront, since the city counts with the most extensive and vibrant beaches of the Indic Ocean such as the uMhland Beach and its lighthouse, one of the most iconic images of the city. Other important sighseeings are the Victoria Embankment and the Markets of Warwick.

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