Cape Town International Airport wins best in Africa | Western Cape Government


Cape Town International Airport wins best in Africa

11 May 2020
Congratulations go to Cape Town International Airport who have once again won the prestigious Skytrax World Airport Award for best airport in Africa. 
This is the fifth consecutive year that air travellers have voted Cape Town International Airport the best in Africa and confirms that those visiting our airport experience a consistent world-class service. 
Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, welcomed the award saying, “During this challenging time, this award is a beacon of hope for all in the tourism industry, signifying that when we are ready to welcome visitors to Cape Town and the Western Cape, we will be ready to once again offer them the excellent service they have become accustomed to receiving.”

General Manager of Cape Town International Airport, Deon Cloete, expressed his appreciation: “All of this would not be possible without the collaboration of the Provincial and City structures especially Air Access. We’re extremely proud of this accolade. Well done to all involved!”

Wesgro CEO, Tim Harris, adds: “Cape Town International Airport once again proves itself a world-class airport based on a global benchmark for airline excellence. The Cape Town Air Access team is proud of this accolade for the airports industry and is working hard on recovery plans.”

See the full award results at

Watch video of the Skytrax World Airport Awards Winners 2020 announcement

Media Enquiries: 

Francine Higham
Spokesperson for the Provincial Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities
(Responsible for the Provincial Treasury and the Department of Economic Development and Tourism)
Tel: 021 483 4327
Cell: 071 087 5150