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Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)

Port Elizabeth Airport location on a map

Port Elizabeth Airport is a regional airport in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Its IATA code is PLZ and is located latitude -33.98 and longitude 25.62 in South Africa and operates in SAST time zone.

It has 11 scheduled arrival routes within South Africa and no international scheduled routes. Port Elizabeth Airport tipically handles 1,285,074 passengers per year, ranking as the 4th 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 -33.98492000
Longitude 25.61727000
City Port Elizabeth
Domestic Departures 11
Domestic Arrivals 11


Code Length Width Surface Lighted
10/28 3865 ft / 1178 m 59 ft / 17 m GRS No
08/26 6496 ft / 1979 m 151 ft / 46 m ASP Yes
17/35 5502 ft / 1677 m 151 ft / 46 m ASP Yes

Most Popular Departures From PLZ

Destination Airport
Johannesburg Oliver Reginald Tambo International (JNB)
Cape Town Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
Durban King Shaka International Airport (DUR)
East London East London Airport (ELS)

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