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Ekurhuleni (also known as the East Rand) is the eastern part of the Gauteng province. It is part of the Johannesburg metropolitan area, and includes suburbs such as Modderfontein, Greenstone, Edenvale, Bedfordview, Benoni, Germiston, Springs, Boksburg and Brakpan.


Map of Ekurhuleni

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O.R. Tambo International Airport (previously known as Johannesburg International Airport) is the major airport of South Africa and has flights to many destinations on all continents.

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  • AECI Dynamite Factory Museum, 2 Main Street, Modderfontein, +27 11 606-3206. M F 10AM-2PM, W 2PM-4:30PM. The history of explosives, especially in relation to mining in South Africa



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  • Africa Centre, 65 Sunny Road, Lakefield, +27 11 894-7887, fax: +27 11 894-4857, . Check-in: Any time, check-out: 11AM. From R150 per person in the dorm to R350 for a double.
  • Airport En Route, Airport En Route, 97 Boden Road, +27 83 773-5777, . Friendly home atmosphere. Double en suite rooms and individual log cabins available, along with campsite for overnight campers. Free secure parking next to rooms. Communal self-catering kitchen, lounge, and bbq with fire pit. Breakfast basket and airport transport transfers available. Nearby shopping malls. Ranges from R200 per person to R550 for two guests.
  • Garden Court OR Tambo International Airport, 2 Hulley Road, Isando, +27 11 392-1062, . 3 km from the airport, transport to/from airport and shopping centres.
  • Emperors Palace, 64 Jones Rd (When exiting the airport, keep left and follow Jones Road. At the T-junction, take a right and keep following Jones road. The casino resort and hotel will be on your right.), +27 11 928-1000, fax: +27 11 928-1201, .
  • The Aviator Hotel, 85 Kempton Rd (Take Voortrekker off ramp Take the M32 and first left into Kempton Road), +27 11 921-8300. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: 11AM. Hotel accommodation close to the airport. 124 stylish double rooms. Good rates, comfortable rooms and excellent cuisine. 3 km from OR Tambo International. Free meet and greet by prior arrangement. from 495.

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