Lounges, facilities and services (ELS)


VIP areas, business and financial installations, food, luggage, shopping and miscellaneous facilities in East London airport (ELS)

Vip Lounges at East London airport (ELS)

COVID-19 - Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, the services and hours of the lounges may be subject to change as well as the capacity limit could be reduced. In turn, due to the changing situation, some rooms may even be temporarily closed.

 Which are the Vip lounges at East London airport (ELS) and how to access:

Bidvest Premier Lounge - On the ground floor, after the security control. Open Mondays through Fridays between 5:30 am and 8:30 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sundays from 9:00 am to 8:30 pm. The maximum stay is 2 hours. Only for domestic flights. Smoking area, snacks, newspapers, magazines, Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning. Access: with Priority Pass, Lounge Club, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door.

South African Airways Baobab Domestic Premium Class Lounge - Situated next to gate 1 and open from 5:30 am until the last flight of the day. Snacks, TV, computers, beverages, newspapers and magazines, smoking area, Wi-Fi. Access: with Voyager Lifetime Platinum, Platinum, Gold and Silver membership, first and business class passengers from South African Airways and Star Alliance airlines, Star Alliance Gold members.


Facilities and other services


The airport has ATMs, VIP lounges, mobile phone service and 4 hours of free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- Restaurant, coffee shop and bar on the first floor of the Departures area.
Shopping- In the Departures lounge there are stores selling electronics, clothing and sweets.
Baggage- In case of missing luggage, head to the counter of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- First aid clinic, prayer room, baby changing facilities.

Latest updates: July 23, 2019

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