Airports Company South Africa

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Airports Company of South Africa Limited (ACSA) operates nine of South Africa’s airports. Its head office is in the Maples Office Park in Bedfordview, Ekurhuleni.[1]

History[edit]

All of South Africa’s airports used to be owned and operated by the state until 1993 when nine airports were reassigned to ACSA.

The state was initially the only shareholder, but the first shares were transferred in 1998 when 20% of the shares where bought by Aeroporti di Roma which was sold again in 2005 at double the original amount paid.[2]

Airports[edit]

The following international airports are operated by ACSA:

The following local airports are operated by ACSA:

Controversy[edit]

On 25 March 2006 gunmen armed with AK-47’s stole bags containing several million of US dollars at Johannesburg International Airport (now O.R. Tambo International Airport). Three ACSA employees and six other individuals where arrested and appeared in court in connection with the heist.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact us." Airports Company South Africa. Retrieved on 6 February 2011. "Physical address: 24 Johnson Road The Maples Office Park - Bedfordview Johannesburg."
  2. ^ Business Day
  3. ^ News24: 9 appear for Jhb airport heist

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