O. R. Tambo International Airport is located in the Republic of South Africa, in the Johannesburg area, in the city of Kempton Park. The airport comprises 2 runways. Its passenger traffic is rather high and amounts to 21 million people per year. It is considered the main air terminal for international and domestic flights in the Southern African region. The airport handles international flights to all the continents. It was put into operation in 1952. There are six terminals at the airport, but these can be broken down into three major areas: Central (A3), International (A1, A2) and Domestic (B4, B5).
At the airport, passengers can travel by Gautrain (rapid rail system) to nearby cities, business districts and tourist areas. The Central Terminal houses the Gautrain station. Besides, the R24 and R21 highways go through the airport. A few bus city lines, operated by Metrobus and Putco, pass through the airport several times a day. Moreover, there are private bus lines operating express buses to the Central Business District of Johannesburg, as well as to other locations.
Rental car pick-up locations (of such companies as Europcar, Budget Rent a Car, South Africa Car Hire, IP Cars Rental, and Tipoa) are positioned in parking lot P2. When concluding a car rental agreement, another car return location may be specified. Such conditions are provided by the major car rental firms. When picking up the leased car, you will be required to present a valid driver's license in English or an international one with a photo and the driver's signature as well as a credit card. If necessary, the car comes with additional equipment such as baby seats, navigation, and so on for an extra charge. Fuel policy (whether you should return a car with a full or empty tank) depends on the car rental company.
There is the number of rules which must be followed. Firstly, it is forbidden to talk on a cell phone while driving. Secondly, wearing a seat belt is mandatory. Lastly, it is recommended to tip security guards in the car parks and parkades.