Port Elizabeth Airport: Facilities

Known as the ‘ten minute airport’, Port Elizabeth Airport is situated within five minutes drive from the central business district and the beach front and no more than ten minutes from other areas of importance in the city.

​There is a post box in the departures terminal.

​An automated teller machine (ATM) can be found in the passage between the arrivals and the departures terminal.

The Landing Strip, a fully equipped conference centre, is located on the first floor of the main terminal building. Catering is available by prior arrangement.

There is a conference room in the Aero Park, Block B. The facility can seat up to 30 people. Television, video, overhead projectors and white boards are available.

Tel: +27 (0)41 507 7418

Airports Company South Africa is committed to providing world-class facilities that meet the needs of all airport users. We focus on ensuring existing and new facilities within our airports meet the particular needs of disabled travelers and airport users.

At Port Elizabeth Airport there are lifts, ramps and reserved parking for disabled passengers. Passengers who require assistance to board and disembark from the aircraft can make arrangements with their airline at time of booking.

Basic first aid facilities are available. Passengers who require medical attention will be transported to the nearest medical facility. ​

Chapel and prayer rooms
​Passengers who require a room in which to pray can be accommodated. Any Airports Company South Africa representative at the airport will be able to assist.

Restrooms are available at the following locations:

Arrivals terminal
Departures terminal
Sterile areas
First floor
Disabled toilets and baby changing facilities are available at the arrivals and departures terminal.
Public telephones, which accept coins and phone cards, are available in the following areas:

Arrivals hall
Departures hall
Sterile area
Viewing deck
​Arriving and departing aircraft can be viewed from the terminal building.

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Port Elizabeth Airport – The Friendly City !!

The airport currently handles more than one million passengers per year and over 800 tons of cargo, including flowers, frozen lobster, meat, ostrich skins and mushrooms.

The growth of tourism in the region, along with preparations for the 2010 football world cup, have required a number of improvements including a terminal expansion which can now handle up to two million passengers every year.

This facility provides a central retail area as well as a fully compliant international arrivals and departures terminal to complement upgraded amenities for domestic traffic.

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Spain Launches New Stamps Dedicated to Responsible Tourism

Two new Spanish stamps, commemorating the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 (IY2017), were presented on Tuesday during an event hosted in the UNWTO Headquarters in Madrid.

The United Nations declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, highlighting the potential of tourism to be a pillar of a sustainable, inclusive and equitable future for all.

With a circulation of 14,000,000, the new stamps will promote responsible tourism among Spaniards and the millions that every year visit Spain.

“This stamp is one of the key tools to reach all those travelling in Spain and engage them in making a positive impact”, UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai said during the presentation and applauded the Spanish government and Correos (the Spanish National Post Office) for the initiative.

Rifai recalled that the Year aims to inspire change among all those involved in tourism, including tourists themselves, so that they are mindful of their role in travelling with respect for cultural heritage, the environment and the hosts that welcome them.

“It is always a pleasure to present a new stamp but, in this case, my gratification is greater because these stamps are dedicated to tourism, one of the most important emblems of our country,” underlined Javier Cuesta Nuin, President of Correos.

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