This popular airport started its operation in the year 1929 and it is known as “Ten Minute Airport. From the central business district of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, it takes just five minutes to reach to this aerodrome. The terminal buildings, runways and the building for air traffic control were constructed in the period 1950 to 1955 and officially the airport was opened to the public in the year 1955. The construction for the extended accommodation for larger aircraft as well as the departure terminal started in the year 1973. The work got completed in 1980 and the terminal was opened to the passengers in that year. Nearly 60000 scheduled flights and 800 cargos are handled by this airport authority. Per year almost 2.0 million passengers use this airport.
Distance from City: 5.2 KM