O R Tambo International Airport as it is known today is situated in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. The airport is located 32.5 kilometres to the north east of Johannesburg, and takes about 30 minutes by car or taxi. The airport was also known as Jan Smuts International Airport as well, back in the good old days. Despite the several name changes the airport has kept its original IATA code of JNB.
It is South Africa's busiest airport handling almost 19 million passengers every year. It serves as the primary airport for all of the country's domestic and international travel both in and out. The airport has two runways, one which is 4.4 kilometres in length, and the smaller being 3.4 kilometres in length. Flights are offered to all continents in the world excluding Antarctica. The airport is also the primary hub for South African Airways.
The airport is easily accessed via public transport such as bus and train services.
The airport offers Wi-Fi, banks, foreign exchange, a Christian Chapel, a Muslim prayer facility, Conference Centre, information kiosks, a Post office, public telephones, bars, eateries and mobile phone rentals.