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Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)

Full Airport Name

Port Elizabeth Airport


Airports Company South Africa, PO Box 5787, Port Elizabeth Airport, 6065, South Africa

Airport Code


Country Code



(0)41 507 7348


(0)41 507 7340


Via the airport's website


Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT + 2


The airport is amid aural the boundaries of the burghal of Port Elizabeth, 5km (3 miles) west of the Capital Business District and 3km (2 miles) from Algoa Bay

Driving Directions

The airport can be accomplished from the burghal centre by demography Route M11 from Humewood into Alister Miller Drive. The terminal is again on the left-hand ancillary of the road.

Car Parking

Open and black concise car parking (up to 8 hours), attainable and black abiding parking, covered parking and lock-up garages are all attainable (tel: (0)41 581 0588). These are amid anon in advanced of the terminal building.

Car Hire

Car appoint companies represented are Alisa, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Imperial and Tempest.

Public Transport

Road: Taxi: Metered taxis are attainable alfresco the Departures hall. Bus: Shuttle casework are attainable on appeal or by booking in beforehand at the Arrivals hall. These accomplish according to flight schedules and cartage can additionally book their acknowledgment adventure to the airport in advance.

Information and Help Desks

There is an advice board (tel: (0)41 507 7319) in the Arrivals hall. Hotels and sightseeing excursions can be appointed at the desk.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: There is an ATM in the access amid the Arrivals and Departures halls and the advice board operates a agency de change facility. There is additionally a column box in the Departures hall. Telephones are attainable in the Arrivals and Departures halls and in the antiseptic area. Eating and drinking: There is a restaurant on the aboriginal attic of the Departures anteroom and cafés in the Arrivals and Departures halls. Shopping: There is a allowance boutique and a candied boutique in the Departures hall. Luggage: Trolley are attainable in the Arrivals anteroom (next to the accoutrements belts), in the car esplanade area, and at the access to the Departures hall. Other facilities: Baby alteration accessories are attainable in the ladies toilets in the Arrivals and Departures halls.

Conference and Business Facilities

There is a appointment allowance in the Aero Esplanade Block B (tel: (0)41 507 7418), anchored 200m (250 yards) from the Arrivals hall, which can bench 25-30 people. Equipment, including television, video, aerial projector and white boards is available.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The airport has attainable toilets for disabled travellers and lifts are attainable to the aboriginal floor, area the business chic lounge and restaurant are situated. Contact the advice board (tel: (0)41 507 7319) for assistance.


There are no hotels at the airport. There are hotels amid abreast the airport, some anchored forth the beachfront, as able-bodied as several guesthouses. These accommodate the Burghal Lodge Port Elizabeth (tel: (0)41 586 3322), Courtyard Hotel Port Elizabeth (tel: (0)41 583 4655), Holiday Inn Gardens Court (tel: (0)41 582 3720) and the Paxton Hotel (tel: (0)41 585 9655). Some hotels action a shuttle account to/from the airport; these leave from in advanced of the Departures hall.