Passenger guide - Port Elizabeth airport (PLZ) 

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Port Elizabeth International Airport, opened in 1929, is one of the most important in South Africa regarding domestic flights.

Official Website: airports.co.za
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Airlink, British Airways, CemAir, FlySafair, Mango, South African Airways, South African Express.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 1.6 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +27 415 077 348 / 319. Flight information: Tel +27 867 277 888. There is an information counter in the Arrivals Hall, open Mondays through Fridays between 5:30 am and 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sundays from 5:30 am to 10:00 pm.

 

  Location

Port Elizabeth airport is located 5 km (3 miles) to the west of the city's financial district.

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There are counters from the following companies:

Avis (Tel +27 415 814 291 - Monday to Thursday from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm, Friday from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday from 6:30 am to 10:00 pm)
Bidvest Car Rental (Tel +27 415 814 242 - Monday to Thursday from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm, Friday and Sunday from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturday from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +27 415 814 774)
Europcar (Tel +27 415 741 000 - Mondays through Fridays from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm, weekends from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
First Car Rental (Tel +27 437 362 900 - Sunday to Friday from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturday from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +27 415 086 600 / 861 600 136 - Monday to Thursday from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm, Friday and Sunday from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturday from 5:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Tempest Car Hire (Tel +27 415 811 256 - weekdays from 6:30 am to 10:00 pm, Saturday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Woodford (Tel +27 415 811 786)

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The airport has an ATM, postbox, VIP lounges, mobile phone service, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access for 4 hours. There is a conference center on the first floor of the terminal and a meeting room in Aero Park Block B.

Food and Drinks- Restaurants and coffee shops are available on the ground floor and the first level.
Shopping- Options include stores selling souvenirs, clothing, footwear and electronics.
Baggage- Enquiries about lost property should be directed to the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Pharmacy, first aid clinic, baby changing facilities, prayer room.

 
 

Bus - There are services from Blundern Coach Tours (Tel +27 415 810 191 / 193), Saki Shuttle Services (Tel +27 788 269 221), Eugen Executive Airport Shuttle (Tel +27 725 073 379) and LM Titi Shuttle Services (Tel +27 414 590 331) available by previous request to the city and other locations.

Taxi - Metered vehicles are available outside the Departures Hall. Official cabs display the airport logo. Operators include Sisas Taxis & Tours (Tel +27 764 260 145), Jamies Taxis (Tel +27 733 188 151), Blue Woods Cabs & Tours (Tel +27 725 724 761), Hurter's Cabs (Tel +27 415 855 500) and Beach Cabs (Tel +27 834 761 079). The trip to the city centre takes around 10 minutes.

 
 

The Road Lodge Port Elizabeth Airport (Tel +27 415 067 000) is located 150 meters away from the enclosure. Some alternatives in the vicinity are: 5 Third Avenue Guesthouse (Tel +27 825 728 819), Treetops Guest House (Tel +27 415 810 147), Albert Road Garden Guest House (Tel +27 415 813 912), Á La Martha's Air-Port Guest House (Tel +27 832 348 019), Nottingham Country House (Tel +27 415 815 843), Amani Guest Lodge (Tel +27 415 816 037), 17 on 5th Avenue Guest House (Tel +27 415 817 822), Heugh Road Bed & Breakfast (Tel +27 415 811 007), Lenore Guest House (Tel +27 415 810 381). Some accommodations operate shuttle services to and from the airport.

 
 

In front of the terminal building there are outdoor areas, covered spaces and lock-up garages, for short- and long-term parking.

 
 

Adapted toilets, ramps, elevators and reserved parking spaces are available. Contact the airport information desk if you should require special assistance.

 
 
Latest updates: June, 13, 2018
 
 
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