East London Airport

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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 Cape Town To East London 5 Dec British Airways R469
Flights From Johannesburg To East London 16 Nov British Airways R469
Flights From Johannesburg To East London 30 Sep Airlink R539
Flights From Cape Town To East London 20 Apr Airlink R1,339
Flights From Nelspruit To East London 6 Nov Airlink R1,399
Flights From Polokwane To East London 19 Dec Airlink R1,424
Flights From Kimberley To East London 5 Nov Airlink R1,439
Flights From Bloemfontein To East London 21 Nov Airlink R1,469
Prices based on live searches up till 26 Sep 09:00 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