Airports in East London

East London Airport (ELS)


The airport is located five miles (8km) west of the city centre.

Getting to the city

There is no public bus or transport from the airport. Gateway Shuttle and Redshuttle Bus Services leave from in front of the arrivals terminal. Bookings should be made in advance. Their schedule follows flight schedules.


GMT +2.


Tel: +27 (0)43 706 0304.

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East London Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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