Durban International Airport closed for commercial services at the end of April and all airline operations serving South Africa's third-largest city were moved to the new ZAR7.9 billion ($1.08 billion) King Shaka International, which commenced operations May 1. The move was made in anticipation of the influx of visitors coming for next month's World Cup. The former airport had served the city since 1955. The new airport is located in La Mercy about 22 mi. north of Durban's ...

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