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Durban King Shaka (DUR) Airport

Durban King Shaka DUR Airport Overview

Durban King Shaka International Airport DUR - also referred to as 'La Mercy Airport - is new Airport on South Africa's east coast, opened in 2010 - is three times the size of the former Durban International Airport 60 km south of it, which it replaced. It is managed by ACSA.  Skytrax has awarded it again 'Best Airport [under 5 million passengers] in Africa'.

The Airport is located in the town of La Mercy, and is 35 km north of the city center of Durban, and  borders on motorway M4 to the north, motorway R102 to the west, and the N2 freeway to the east of the Airport  The Mdloti River is to the south. Direct access roads are the N2 freeway (pay toll) or the R102 road, with M65 linking N2 at exit 195 and R102 (between Verulam & Tongaat) to the Airport.

With a long runway and an estimated 5.0 million passengers per annum, King Shaka Airport is served by domestic and international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
 
The state-of-the-art three-level passenger terminal at King Shaka International, located in the southern part of the Airport, encompasses 103,000 sq.meters accommodating  up to 7.5 million passengers a year, and houses on the ground level  Arrivals, on the first level Departures, and on the Mezzanine level retail concession and airline offices. The Departures level has a check-in concourse with 72 check-in counters, 18 self-service kiosks, and airline ticket offices.
As the Airport has a long-term development plan to be executed in stages and dependent on passenger need and economic outlook, many additional improvements and additions are to be expected.
The ACS Help Desk can be contacted at 032-436-675; or you can call ACSA information (airport) at 032-436-6585.

Other amenities and services inside the passenger terminal include an Information desk, internet access,  food & drink establishments, shops, newsstands, duty-free shops, banking & currency exchange (Standard & ABSA banks; ATM cash machines),  rental car counters, 3 lounges, a pharmacy, internet access, first-aid station, prayer rooms, and more. For hotel accommodations and tourist information contact the KZN Tourism Kiosk at +27 (0)31 451 6666.
Airline /Airport Lounges - located on level 2 of the Terminal, after security screening and accessible by escalators near the boarding gate entrances:  SSA business Class Lounge, BIDAir Hospitality Lounge and British Airways Comair Lounge, as well as ACSA VIP Lounge.

Airlines serving Durban Airport: 
British Airways, Comair, Emirate, Mango & South African Airways - which code-share with other international airlines, including United & U.S. Airways.

Parking options at King Shaka Airport:  Carparks are within walking distance of the termnals and have trolleys for your luggage available:
Short-term parking is in the multi-story parkade, and medium-term parking is available at a shaded parking lot. 
For both short- and long-term parking use the pay-on-foot system. The paystation accepts coins and notes. For more parking information call 032 436 6626. 

A consolidated rental car area is located on the southern side of the passenger terminal. For more information call the rental car client manager at 032 436 6034.



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