The East London Airport has passenger traffic that involves an average of 20-30 flights on a daily basis. Approximately 85% of the passengers that land at the airport are locals while 15% are foreigners mostly in the form of tourists.
East London Airport has been developing rapidly and has been recognized as South Africa’s fastest growing airport. The airport’s code is ELS.
Flight Time to East London
|Travel Time||Flights per Day|
|Flights from Johannesburg to East London||1hr 30min||4+|
|Flights from Cape Town to East London||1hr 35min||4+|
|Flights from Durban to East London||1hr 10min||2+|
|Flights from Bloemfontein to East London||3hr 55min||3+|
|Flights from Kimberley to East London||3hr 40 min||2+|
|Flights from Port Elizabeth to East London||45min||5+ per week|
|Flights from George to East London||3hr 40min||3+|
East London airport facilitates both local and international flights. The airlines that land and depart the airport are Airlink, FlySafair, Kulula.com, South African Airways and South African Express.
The BidAir Cargo also operates at the airport but only offers cargo transportation.
There is a variety of transportation means available to you while at East London airport in the form of car rentals, taxis and the airport’s shuttle services. The airport’s transportation is provided by EZ Shuttle while car rental services are offered by organizations such as Budget, Avis, Topautoverhuur and British Car Hire. Metered taxis are also available at the airport.
Transportation is offered by East London Airport, Rocco’s Taxi Service, Bidvest Door2Door East London, AI’s Shuttle Service, NWEKS Transport LTD and Value Car Hire East London.
Your shopping at the airport is facilitated by retail shops, restaurant and fast food shops. Some of the facilities where you can conduct your shopping are Mugg and Bean, Vodashop, National Pride and Cosmic Candy.
The East London region experiences fascinating weather with the rainy season being experienced in March, October and November.
The warmest, coolest, wettest and driest months are March, August, November and June respectively.
The best times for you to travel to East London is during March and August when the region is experiencing warm and cool climates.
There are fascinating sites that will definitely make your stay at East London memorable such as Amathole Museum, East London Zoo, Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve, East London Museum, Aquarium and East London Coast Nature Reserve.
Phone: +27 43 706 0306
Flight information:Tel: 086 72 77 888
Address: Private Bag X109, East London, 5200, South Africa.