Lanseria Airport began as an airport on a grass path about 30 years ago, the brain of a child of two Pretoria pilots – Fanie Haacke and Abe Sher. The land was originally purchased by Krugersdorp and Roodepoort Municipality along with Transvaal Peri-Urban Council and contracted to the Lanseria Management Company for 99 years of lease since 1972. In 1991 it was sold to private investors.
The airport was officially opened by the Minister of Transport at the time, Hannes Rall, on August 16, 1974.
Soon after it was the opening of Lanseria Airport hosted Air Africa & 75 (in 1975). This event was the first time South African buyers could choose aircraft and aircraft equipment from companies based in the US, Canada, UK and France
Very proud fact for Nelson Mandela airport: When the former South African president was released from prison in in 1990 he was flown to Johannesburg landing at Lanseria airport
Perhaps it started as an airstrip, but it evolved with time now to have international airport status and also be the busiest airport
Facility:  Lanseria Airport is up and running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Strict safety and experience Employees using the latest hi-tec safety systems ensure the safe and efficient transport of VIP and dignatories  Executive Departure Lounge:
Has 4 well-equipped and well-equipped staff lounges for relaxation. passenge
The recently refurbished Arrivals Hall is modern, enjoyable and unobtrusive
Start-up / Pickup Zone:  Departure and Pickup Zone is conveniently located at the entrance to the main terminal building
Parking is available but very limited indoor and secured car park controlled parking is
Restaurants and Cafes:
] There is a restaurant in the terminal building. There is also a snack / café.
Disabled Persons / Travelers with Special Needs:
Lanseria Airport is a Disabled-Friendly Facility