Between 20 and 30 flights land at East London Airport each day, and the airport welcomes 620,000 people 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 and international destinations, including 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