20 May 2014

Cape Town International Airport: Border control facilities got upgraded!

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has spent a total of  R4.7 million to upgrade the border control facilities at Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) in Cape Town. The new passport control area has been moved closer to the International Departures Duty Free area and now comprises of 14 counters for personnel as well as for the associated Department of Home Affairs role players. An automated queuing system has been installed to help manage queues and turn-style gates have been installed to ensure personnel and passengers entering the area are processed separately. All employees will now have to swipe their cards which will also assist in preventing tail gating. The emigration office opens at 04h00 and closes after the last flight (this is inclusive of delayed flights) daily.

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