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O.R. Tambo International Airport named ‘Airport of the Year’

Posted 22 February 2019 · Add Comment

O.R Tambo International Airport, South Africa’s biggest and busiest port of entry, was named African Airport of the Year at this week’s Air Cargo Africa conference and exhibition. This was the fourth time the airport has won the award.

 

The Air Cargo Africa 2019 event attracted more than 80 international exhibiting companies and more than 3 000 trade visitors from 60 countries including from 30 African nations.

General manager of the airport Ms Bongiwe Pityi-Vokwana said: “Winning this award demonstrates our commitment to deliver the best infrastructure for our stakeholders. We look forward to continuing to strengthen trade and commerce in our region.”

82% of South Africa’s total air cargo volume of about 400 000 tons a year is routed through O. R. Tambo International Airport’s Western Precinct Cargo Terminal with 92% of the total being international cargo.

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