The renaming ceremony of the Johannesburg international Airport to O.R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, October 27, 2006. Oliver Reginald Tambo was President of the African National Congress at the height of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa. The ceremony coincided with his birthday!
O.R. Tambo International Airport is Africa's biggest and busiest Airport, facilitating over 21 million passengers a Year. More than 50 percent of South Africa's air travelling passengers are facilitated through the Airport! It is ideally situated in Johannesburg South Africa's commercial and in the heart of Ekurhuleni Municipality, the heart of the city's industrial hub. The Airport boasts excellent Road infrastructure linking it to the National Road Network.
O. R. Tambo International Airport services airlines from five Continents across the World and plays a vital role in serving the Local and Regional air transport needs of South Africans, as well as International travelers. Not only is it a passenger hub, but has a cargo facilitation capacity of 650 000 tonnes per Annum.
The Airport also has a significant Retail sphere, which cuts across the Spectrum from high-end Duty-Free Stores, African Curio Shops and a wide range of food and beverage Retailers. O.R. Tambo International Airport also has a Hotel in the Area!

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