Air Services

A key Dube TradePort Corporation objective is to facilitate the establishment of new regional and international air services to and from Durban.

King Shaka International Airport has established itself as one of Africa’s preferred passenger and cargo airports. The airport – located in the centre of the Dube TradePort precinct – provides the nucleus around which a world-class freight and passenger logistics facility is giving effect to the creation of a highly competitive operating environment, conducive to the attraction of a wide range of investors, operators, users and tenants.

Dube TradePort is committed to expanding direct international connectivity to Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, and has an attractive airline route development support programme. Dube TradePort continuously monitors the airport’s traffic, updating airlines with the latest cargo and passenger traffic trends.

Direct Domestic and International Route Connectivity

Domestic and International Connectivity

Quick Facts

  • Passenger Terminal Capacity: 7.5 million passengers per annum;
  • Cargo capacity: 100,000 metric tonnes per annum;
  • 34 aircraft stands with 16 stands connected via air bridges;
  • Ability to accommodate Code F aircraft operations;
  • Awarded Skytrax Best Airport in World Handling under 5 Million Passengers (2013, 2015);
  • Located 30 mins from Durban Harbour, the 4th largest container port in the Southern Hemisphere; and
  • Located 90 mins from Richards Bay Harbour, Africa’s deepest seaport.

Current Airline Customers

The following airlines operate scheduled flights to and from King Shaka International Airport:

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