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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 - 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.
Airlines: Airlink, British Airways, CemAir, FlySafair, Mango, South African Airways, South African Express.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.7 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +27 415 077 348 / 319. Flight information: Tel +27 867 277 888. E-mail: customercare@airports.co.za. There is an information counter in the Arrivals Hall.

Location

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

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Car rental companies

There are counters from the following companies:

Avis (Tel +27 415 017 200 - 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 (Tel +27 415 814 242 / 282 - 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 +27 415 817 988 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +27 415 089 500 - Mondays through Fridays from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm, weekends from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
First (Tel +27 415 812 027 - 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 - 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 (Tel +27 415 089 650 - 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 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)

 

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Accommodation near Port Elizabeth airport (PLZ)

The Road Lodge Port Elizabeth Airport is located 150 meters away from the enclosure. Some alternatives in the vicinity operate shuttle services to and from the airport.

Field's Rest (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
5 Third Avenue Guesthouse (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
Albert Road Garden Guest House (1 km/0.6 miles)
Pearl Dream Accommodation & BackPackers (1 km/0.6 miles)
The Maegan Cherie B&B (1 km/0.6 miles)

 

Booking accommodation

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Public and private transportation

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.

 

Parking services at Port Elizabeth airport (PLZ)

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

 

Services for passengers with special needs

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