To meet the increased number of travellers arriving at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport, about 350 former SA National Defence Force officers, previously trained in immigration services, started working at the airport on 21 December 2011.
The Mahamba, Mananga and Jeppes Reef border posts will be open from 07:00 to midnight, 07:00 to 20:00 and 07:00 to 22:00 respectively.
The Qachaa and Tellebridge border posts will be open at 06:00 and close at 22:00. These times would be in effect from 22 to 24 December 2011.
The Rooyenshek border post will be open from 06:00 to midnight from 22 December 2011 to 09 January 2012.