Port Elizabeth Airport logo

Port Elizabeth Airport

  • PAX: 1,148,840
  • IATA: PLZ
  • ICAO: FAPE

Introduction to Port Elizabeth Airport

Chief Dawid Surrman International Airport has earned itself the title of the "ten-minute airport" as it is less than ten minutes' drive from most major areas in the city.

Chief Dawid Surrman International Airport was established in 1929 and is in close proximity of the city. Some nine years later it was re-opened boasting a single runway, a hangar and a concrete apron. Construction to the terminal buildings, runways and air traffic control building started in 1950 and was officially opened in 1955. In 1973 the apron was extended to accommodate bigger aircraft and a new departures terminal...

Read more

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA)

View group profile

Latest Port Elizabeth Airport News

SAA Adding New Routes Ahead Of Holidays

Posted

The airline said it is in the ‘second phase’ of its network rebuild following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read more

Other Port Elizabeth Airport News

Read more

Latest Updates from Port Elizabeth Airport