Between 20 and 30 flights land at East London Airport each day with 346,000
people welcomed each year. The airport is also a crucial link in the cargo
chain, playing an important role in the growing economy of the Eastern Cape.
Planes carrying a variety of cargo head for domestic destinations as well as
countries such as France and Holland.
Although the two domestic airlines that operate from the airport (South
African Airways and SA Express) only employ A320s, the airport can accommodate