Which terminal?

There is only one terminal at Cape Town International airport.


Do I need a visa?

Check out our Visa information pages for every country that we fly to.

Visa information

When does my flight depart/arrive?

Unsure of your timings? It's best to be safe than sorry. Check your departure and arrival time with our handy Flight status tool.

Flight status

What time should I arrive at the airport?

Leave those last-minute airport dashes to the big screen! We recommend that you arrive at least two hours before your flight is due to leave.

Counter check in and bag drop

There is no set area for Virgin Atlantic check-in. Please check the information displays once inside the Terminal.  Check in starts from four hours before departure and closes one hour before departure.

Baggage allowance

Airport facilities

Cape Town Airport has a wide range of shops and facilities to choose from.
Shops and facilities
Renting a car for the duration of your stay?
Car rental information

Special assistance

Special assistance

Our special assistance team are on hand to help make your journey go smoothly.

Find out more about special assistance