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East London Airport

Book flights to & from East London airport

East London AirportEast London Airport is a commercial airport operating flights to other larger airports in South Africa. More than 20 flights land daily in East London and approximately 400,000 passengers arrive annually. The airport is an imperative link in the growing economy of the country and in the cargo chain.


Popular Domestic Airlines Landing at East London Airport


Route Departure Date Airline Logo Airline Price
Flights From Johannesburg To East London 11 Jul FlySafair R379
Flights From Durban To East London 30 Jun FlySafair R454
Flights From Cape Town To East London 5 Jul FlySafair R574
Flights From Port Elizabeth To East London 20 Jul Airlink R829
Flights From Bloemfontein To East London 7 Jul Airlink R1,224
Flights From Kimberley To East London 29 Jun Airlink R1,269
Flights From Nelspruit To East London 29 Jun Airlink R1,344
Flights From Mthatha To East London 29 Jun Airlink R1,359
Flights From Hoedspruit To East London 28 Jun Airlink R1,419
Flights From Pietermaritzburg To East London 30 Jun Airlink R1,464
Prices based on live searches up till 28 Jun 06:00 and are subject to change.


Parking At East London Airport


The airport provides an open car park including lock-up garages. Parking is not allowed in front of the terminal building but there are curb-side facilities for pick-up and drop-offs.


Travel Tips


  • Always arrive early for check-in and security check points to avoid any delays.
  • Keep your luggage with you at all times.
  • Do not carry any illegal items in your hand baggage such as items with sharp points or edges.
  • Ensure your checked-in luggage and carry-on baggage does not exceed the stipulated baggage allowances.
  • Make sure your baggage is easily recognisable saving time when retrieving it from the conveyor belt and avoiding it being mistakenly taken by another passenger.


East London Airport Contact Information


Address         : Private Bag X109, East London, 5200
Telephone     : +27 (0) 43 706 0304
Fax                 : +27 (0) 43 706 0313
Email              : [email protected]
Twitter            : @elairport
Help Desk      : +27 (0) 43 706 0306
Flight Info.     : 086 727 7888

Transportation to and from East London airport


Public Transport:

  • Xhamla Shuttle

Services                     : +27 43 736 1151 / +27 831 1236 Fax: +27 86 763 3735
Email                          : [email protected]

  • Eugene’s Executive

Airport Shuttle          : +27 72 597 3379 / +27 72 425 3370
Email                          : [email protected]

Car Hire:

The following car rental companies operate from the airport:

  • Europcar
  • Bidvest
  • Avis
  • Tempest
  • Hertz
  • First
  • Thrifty