Two SA airports achieve international on-time punctuality rankings

The pickup zone at King Shaka International Airport.

The pickup zone at King Shaka International Airport.

Published Jan 16, 2023


Airports Company South Africa said King Shaka International Airport and Cape Town International Airport had been recognised in the Official Airline Guide (OAG) Punctuality League 2023 report.

The OAG report presented flight data for the period January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022.

In the category of the Top 20 airports worldwide, King Shaka International Airport took fifth place, with an On-Time Performance (OTP) of 89.73%. Cape Town International Airport was ranked 16th, with an OTP of 87.02%.

In the Top 10 airports by region, King Shaka International Airport ranked the highest OTP across the Middle East and Africa, with 89.73% of flights operating on-time. Cape Town International Airport followed in 2nd place, with an OTP of 87.02%.

“A remarkable achievement from our two ACSA airports, undoubtedly setting us to reach even greater heights in 2023. On-Time Performance is the key airport performance indicator, and this demonstrates how we strive to deliver on seamless end-to-end value chain,” said Mpumi Mpofu, ACSA’s CEO.