At Qatar Airways everything we do, from the award-winning delicious cuisine we serve to the way our cabin crew look after your every need, is all about creating an atmosphere onboard our aircraft that attains a luxury standard. This is why when you choose flights from Dallas to Johannesburg, you can expect long-haul travel that doesn’t leave you stressed, but ensures you arrive at your destination refreshed and revitalised.
To call Johannesburg a big city is perhaps something of an understatement. This economic powerhouse and one of the most populous and vibrant cities in the world is best described as a megacity. Full of contrasts, Johannesburg has a lot to offer its visitors, whether they are a business travellers looking for luxury experiences and great business opportunities, or intrepid holidaymakers looking for their African adventure.
Serving the huge area of Dallas and Fort Worth, this internationally acclaimed airport is a prime example of efficiency and a dedication to outstanding customer service.
The airport is the ninth busiest passenger airport in the world, and connects with over 200 destinations, including 55 international destinations and 147 internal US locations, making it a major air transport hub for the United States. Its reputation for high quality service and a plentiful selection of award-winning hotels. It also has a history stretching back to the 1940s.
Transportation and parking
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has a good ground transport system served by the ultra-efficient ‘Skylink’ train system, which opened in 2005. This high-speed train service is totally automated.
The double-decker trains run every two minutes and connect to all the terminals. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) rail service provides a link to and from Dallas itself. Some hotels provide courtesy cars and limousine services, while buses are also available 24/7 to and from both Dallas and Fort Worth. Taxis are plentiful and surprisingly cheap.
Passengers flying from Dallas-Fort Worth with Qatar Airways have access to an eight-level car park that offers over 8,000 parking spaces.
Arriving at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
Passengers flying from Dallas-Fort Worth with Qatar Airways will depart from Terminal D. Air-conditioned skyways connect the terminal to the adjoining car park. There are 30 gates, some of which are designed to take the double-decker Airbus A380.
Facilities and amenities
The sheer size of Dallas-Fort Worth international airport means that there are plenty of facilities and amenities available for passengers. Terminal D has plenty of relaxation areas, as well as a selection of retail outlets selling everything from cowboy hats and boots through to fine quality perfumes, jewellery and accessories.
There are ATMs positioned throughout the Terminal D departure area, as well as mother and baby changing areas, and relaxation and wellness centres. Wi-Fi is available throughout the public areas. A cross-section of both on-the-go TexMex cuisine and gourmet restaurants provide everything from a coffee and Danish through to a full, three-course meal.
The Rainbow Nation’s capital, Johannesburg is an iconic destination that welcomes both leisure and business travellers all year round. The city is the economic epicentre of South Africa, and is also its administrative and political heart.
Book a flight to Johannesburg with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a city that’s lively, vibrant and welcoming, with a rich and complex culture and plenty of character. And with six million trees planted within the city, it’s also one of the world’s greenest metropolis, making it cool and pleasant during the hotter summer months.
Johannesburg is a huge city, so it’s good to have a couple of reference points to work with. The easiest to recognise are the Brixton Tower and the Hillbrow Tower, both of which you can use to orientate yourself.
The Market Theatre area is the city’s cultural heart, where you’ll find plenty of live music and street performances. Johannesburg Art Gallery, on the corner of Klein and King George street, is the largest art gallery in Africa and houses an astonishing collection of internationally important works, as well as a rich selection of native art.
The Origins Centre - The South African Museum of Rock Art, explores the ancient history of humanity in Africa, including its archaeological roots and progress throughout the continent. A fascinating and very different museum.
No trip is complete without a visit to the Top of Africa, in the Carlton Centre on Commissioner St, and Africa’s tallest building. From here you can get an exceptional panoramic view of the city and surrounding countryside, all the way to the rugged and dramatic coastline.
Flights to Johannesburg with Qatar Airways land at O.R. Tambo International Airport, 21km from the city centre and the busiest airport in Africa. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Johannesburg please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)
Voltage: 220 / 230 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type M
Language: English / Zulu / Xhosa / Afrikaans
International dialing code: +27
More Information: Read our Johannesburg Travel Guide
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