Airplanes have really made our lives easier and the distances have been reduced to literally naught. Airports thus are constantly playing a key role in our day to day lives. However, there are some airports that really amaze us by their sheer looks and facilities. One such airport is the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Named after the legendary William B. Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson, the two politicians from the state of Georgia, this airport is the busiest airport not only in the whole of America but also in the whole of the world in terms of passenger traffic. Also, the number of landings and the number of take-offs at this particular airport are the most by any airport across the world. Only the reputed O’Hare International Airport of Chicago, Illinois seems to give Atlanta Airport a run for its money.
For starters, the airport has been built on a pretty big area, as it covers more than one hundred and thirty acres. To top on that, there are more than two hundred outlets that serve wonderful delicacies to the commuters. There are many track run trains that carry passengers between the concourses. All these trains have four cabins or four cars. These are there for the convenience of the passengers. In addition to all these services many cars as well as taxis are available on rent for the commuters who have come to Atlanta. These taxi and car services are quite reliable and pocket friendly too. More than two hundred limousines as well as buses also available for commutation at the airport depending upon the budget of the commuter.
The Port Elizabeth Airport is known as the ten minute airport as it is placed within a mere five minutes from the central business district and the beach front. Also the Port Elizabeth is just 10 minutes from the other main areas of the city.
At the moment the Port Elizabeth handles more than one million passengers each year as well as over 800 tons of cargo that ranges from frozen lobster, meat, ostrich skins and more.
The Port Elizabeth Airport is in the Eastern Cape and was once called the H.F. Verwoerd Airport. The airport in Port Elizabeth is owned and operated by the Airports Company South Africa, which also operates another nine airports in South Africa.
There have been number improvements to the Port Elizabeth Airport because of the tourism growth in the area. The terminal at the airport has been expanded so that it is able to handle two million passengers each year. This will also create a central retail area that you can use whilst you wait for your flight that you have booked with FlySaFair.
FlySaFair website is an easy place to book your flight from the Port Elizabeth Airport to either Cape Town or Johannesburg. You will receive a quality booking process as well as having every attention to detail catered for.
Tempest Car Hire tries to bring you the lowest rates in car hire, whether you are hiring a car on business or for pleasure. Tempest Car Hire has over 300 vehicles that range from economy vehicles to people carriers as well as all the cars in between. Tempest Car Hire cater for all your needs whether you are looking for a daily or weekend rental, one way car hire or a long term car rental.
Tempest Car Hire has a variety of rental offerings and will try and match you with the best deal that they have on offer as well as offering airport transfer options.You are able to book your car from Tempest Car Hire via our website. You can arrange where you will pick up your car hire, the date and the time and where you will be dropping the car rental off and on what day.
Tempest Car Hire also run specials so be sure to check these out when you are hiring your car you may just be able to save a little extra.Tempest Car Hire have branches throughout south Africa and are also available at the major airports in South Africa, so you will always be able to hire an affordable car no matter what you are looking for.
First Car Rental is a South African car hire company that has more than 6000 vehicles in use with 45 car rental branches across South Africa. First car rental also has branches in all the major airports in South Africa. This means that if you arrive at one of these airports for business or to travel then the convenience of hiring a car is right there and is the best way to get around.
First Car Rental also allows for international car hire because they are situated in over 100 countries in 4500 locations. The vehicles that are on offer from First Car Rental range from the more basic to the top of the range luxury cars. This means that everyone is able to find a car that suits them and their budget.
You can book a car from First Car Rental online which makes the car rental process a lot easier and quicker. You are also then able to see if the car that you want will be available for the time period that you need it for and know the cost of the rental.
First Car Rental is one of the top four car rental companies in South Africa that offers a high standard of service and a knowledgeable staff who are able to answer all of your questions.
Durban Car Hire
If you are looking to fly domestically in South Africa then you can look at the low cost airline carrier Mango Flights who use 8 737-800 Boeings that are able to carry 186 people across South Africa.
Where ever you want to go in South Africa Mango Flights is able to take you there as they fly between all South African major airports the flights that they offer fly between:
- Johannesburg and Cape Town
- Lanseria and Cape Town
- Johannesburg and Durban
- Durban and Cape Town
- Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth
- Cape Town and Port Elizabeth
- Johannesburg and George
Mango Flights is known for being innovative and they are the only airline that offers Wi-Fi on board. They also allow you to book and pay for flights using mobile applications. You can also pay for your Mango Flights with store change cards, that being Edgars and Jet for instance. These can be used as payment online and through the call centre. You can also buy retail flights at Shoprite Checkers.
1 – 7 SEPTEMBER 2013
NATIONAL ARBOR WEEK
National Arbor Week is observed to create and promote the awareness of planting and maintaining indigenous trees throughout South Africa.
In an effort to improve the health and beauty of the local environment, and develop a green future for our country, Airports Company South Africa is giving back to the community.
As part of ACSA’s 20th year in business, the company is involved in a greening partnership where more than 300 trees will be planted in a disadvantaged community. The intention is to improve the open space and enhance the quality of the environment.
Airports Company South Africa is committed to building sustainable environments for future generations.
Many of you will know that the original airport in Durban was call Durban International Airport, it was located closer to the city center and operated for many years before being shut down in 2010. View our Durban Airport Page for details and history of Durban International Airport
We have just updated KingshakaInternational.co.za with the latest contact details for stores at King Shaka International Airport. The list includes a comprehensive database of shops, banks, travel services and various other offering available at the airport. For more information click on the Store Directory tab on our main menu.
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