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East London Airport (ELS)

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East London Airport is a regional airport in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Its IATA code is ELS and is located latitude -33.04 and longitude 27.83 in South Africa and operates in SAST time zone which is the same time zone as Port Elizabeth.

It has 6 scheduled arrival routes within South Africa and no international scheduled routes. East London Airport tipically handles 642,085 passengers per year, ranking as the 5th busiest airport in South Africa.

It has 2 runways that allow night landings, and is adequate for Large turboprop commuters, short and medium haul transport aircraft. Supports most single engine aircraft, light twins, most business jets and commuter aircraft.

Airport Information

Latitude -33.03572000
Longitude 27.82648000
City East London
Domestic Departures 6
Domestic Arrivals 6


Code Length Width Surface Lighted
06/24 5200 ft / 1584 m 150 ft / 45 m ASP Yes
11/29 6362 ft / 1939 m 150 ft / 45 m ASP Yes

Most Popular Departures From ELS

Destination Airport
Johannesburg Oliver Reginald Tambo International (JNB)
Durban King Shaka International Airport (DUR)
Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)
Cape Town Cape Town International Airport (CPT)

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