George airport (GRJ)

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George Airport, opened in 1977, is an airstation situated in Western Cape, South Africa. It mostly operates with domestic flights.

Official Website: airports.co.za
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Annual passenger traffic: More than 800,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +27 448 769 310. Flight information: Tel +27 867 277 888. Information desk in the Arrivals Hall, available from Monday to Thursday between 6:00 am and 7:00 pm, Friday from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm and Sunday from 8:00 am to 7:30 pm.

Location

George airport is located 15 km (9.3 miles) southwest from the city.

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Car Rental Companies

Inside the terminal you can find counters from the following companies:

Avis (Tel +27 448 769 222 / 760 435 - Monday to Thursday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Friday from 7:00 am to 8:30 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm)
Bidvest Car Rental (Tel +27 448 769 204 / 216 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 6:30 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +27 448 769 017 / 250 - weekdays from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
First (Tel +27 448 760 209 / 390 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 am to 7:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +27 448 014 700 - Monday to Thursday from 6:30 am to 7:00 pm, Friday from 6:30 am to 8:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Tempest/Sixt (Tel +27 448 769 250 - weekdays from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Sunday from 9:00 am to 7:30 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +27 448 760 070/73/75/76)

 

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What services does George airport (GRJ) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau, public telephones, mobile phone services and Wi-Fi access free of charge for 4 hours. On the first floor of the terminal there are also conference and meeting rooms. The Bidvest Premier Lounge is found on the upper level and opens from Monday to Thursday between 7:00 am and 6:30 pm, Fridays from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm and Sundays from 8:00 am to 7:30 pm; the maximum stay is 2 hours and it provides a smoking area, refreshments, drinks, TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, telephones, Wi-Fi (accessible with Priority Pass, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door).

Food and Drinks- There is a restaurant and a coffee shop in the Departures Hall.
Shopping- Stores selling candy, accessories and sport goods.
Baggage- For enquiries about lost property, head to the counter of the appropriate airline.
Other Services- First aid clinic, baby care facilities, prayer room.

 

Accommodation near George airport (GRJ)

There are no hotels inside the enclosure. The nearest accommodations are found inside the city, about 15 minutes away. French Lodge International (Tel +27 448 740 345), Oakhurst Hotel (Tel +27 448 747 130), Protea Hotel George Outeniqua (Tel +27 448 744 488), Abbaqua (Tel +27 448 760 006), Herold's Bay Resort (Tel +27 448 510 113), Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa (Tel +27 448 511 234), Lentelus Gastehuis (Tel +27 748 867 534), Lientjies Overnight (Tel +27 614 665 018), Green Pastures Bed & Breakfast (Tel +27 440 500 517), African Sun Guest House (Tel +27 448 708 226).

 

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Public and private transportation

Taxi - Barnard Taxis (Tel +27 722 685 043), Eden Taxis (Tel +27 835 878 490) and Zeelie Taxis (Tel +27 448 746 707) have vehicles outside the terminal. Travel time to the city centre is 10 minutes.

 

Parking services at George airport (GRJ)

Two parking areas are situated in front of the terminal building, with outdoor and covered spaces.

 

Services for passengers with special needs

Ramps, lifts and reserved parking spaces are available. If you should require special assistance, inform your airline about your needs at the time of your booking.