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PLZ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: PLZ / FAPE
Airport Name: Port Elizabeth International Airport
Location: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
GPS Coordinates: 33°59'4"S by 25°36'37"E
Area Served: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 226 feet (69 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ):

  • A number of hotels are present on or near the airport.
  • The airport resides at an elevation of 226 feet above mean sea level.
  • Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ) has 2 runways.
  • In 2013, the airport served 1,269,634 passengers.
  • June, 2010 - South African Airways operated an Airbus A340-200 to Port Elizabeth to help manage the extra volume of people during the FIFA World Cup 2010.
  • Air Force Station Port Elizabeth is home to C Flight of 15 Squadron of the South African Air Force.
  • The closest airport to Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ) is Port Alfred Airport (AFD), which is located 79 miles (127 kilometers) ENE of PLZ.
  • Because of Port Elizabeth International Airport's relatively low elevation of 226 feet, planes can take off or land at Port Elizabeth International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The furthest airport from Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ) is Princeville Airport (HPV), which is located 11,567 miles (18,615 kilometers) away in Hanalei, Hawaii, United States.

Map of Nearest Airports from Port Elizabeth International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Port Elizabeth International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
178.75 miles (126.73 km) ENEPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Alfred Airport Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
2143.28 miles (230.59 km) ENEEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map View satellite image of East London Airport Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
3184.99 miles (297.72 km) WGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map View satellite image of George Airport Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
4245.11 miles (394.47 km) NEMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map View satellite image of Mthatha Airport Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
5304.52 miles (490.08 km) NNEMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map View satellite image of Mafeteng Airport Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
6320.47 miles (515.74 km) NNESemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map View satellite image of Semonkong Airport Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
7332.65 miles (535.34 km) NNEMoshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU)Maseru, LesothoView Moshoeshoe I International Airport on a map View satellite image of Moshoeshoe I International Airport Set MSU as destination Airport Get more information about Moshoeshoe I International Airport
8333.67 miles (536.98 km) NNELesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Lesobeng Airport Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
9334.46 miles (538.25 km) NNELebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Lebakeng Airport Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
10340.38 miles (547.79 km) NBloemfontein International Airport (BFN)Bloemfontein, Free State, South AfricaView Bloemfontein International Airport on a map View satellite image of Bloemfontein International Airport Set BFN as destination Airport Get more information about Bloemfontein International Airport
11350.38 miles (563.88 km) NEMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map View satellite image of Margate Airport Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
12361.57 miles (581.90 km) NKimberley Airport (KIM)Kimberley, South AfricaView Kimberley Airport on a map View satellite image of Kimberley Airport Set KIM as destination Airport Get more information about Kimberley Airport
13382.50 miles (615.57 km) NNELeribe Airport (LRB)Leribe, LesothoView Leribe Airport on a map View satellite image of Leribe Airport Set LRB as destination Airport Get more information about Leribe Airport
14383.44 miles (617.09 km) NNEMokhotlong Airport (MKH)Mokhotlong, LesothoView Mokhotlong Airport on a map View satellite image of Mokhotlong Airport Set MKH as destination Airport Get more information about Mokhotlong Airport
15401.75 miles (646.55 km) WCape Town International Airport (CPT)Cape Town, South AfricaView Cape Town International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cape Town International Airport Set CPT as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Town International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Port Elizabeth International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Port Elizabeth International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,567.15 miles (18,615.48 km) NNEPrinceville Airport (HPV)Hanalei, Hawaii, United StatesView Princeville Airport on a map View satellite image of Princeville Airport Set HPV as destination Airport Get more information about Princeville Airport
211,554.19 miles (18,594.63 km) NNELihue Airport (LIH)Lihue, Hawaii, United StatesView Lihue Airport on a map View satellite image of Lihue Airport Set LIH as destination Airport Get more information about Lihue Airport
311,548.86 miles (18,586.04 km) NNEDillingham Airfield (HDH)Mokuleia, Hawaii, United StatesView Dillingham Airfield on a map View satellite image of Dillingham Airfield Set HDH as destination Airport Get more information about Dillingham Airfield
411,547.60 miles (18,584.02 km) NNEPMRF Barking Sands (BKH)Kekaha, Hawaii, United StatesView PMRF Barking Sands on a map View satellite image of PMRF Barking Sands Set BKH as destination Airport Get more information about PMRF Barking Sands
511,544.96 miles (18,579.76 km) NNEWheeler AAF (HHI)Wahiawa, Hawaii, United StatesView Wheeler AAF on a map View satellite image of Wheeler AAF Set HHI as destination Airport Get more information about Wheeler AAF
611,543.44 miles (18,577.32 km) NNEPort Allen Airport (PAK)Hanapepe, Hawaii, United StatesView Port Allen Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Allen Airport Set PAK as destination Airport Get more information about Port Allen Airport
711,540.26 miles (18,572.21 km) NKalaupapa Airport (LUP)Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaupapa Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalaupapa Airport Set LUP as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaupapa Airport
811,535.54 miles (18,564.60 km) NNEHonolulu International Airport (HNL)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Honolulu International Airport on a map View satellite image of Honolulu International Airport Set HNL as destination Airport Get more information about Honolulu International Airport
911,535.54 miles (18,564.60 km) NNEHickam Field (HIK)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Hickam Field on a map View satellite image of Hickam Field Set HIK as destination Airport Get more information about Hickam Field
1011,534.95 miles (18,563.65 km) NMolokai Airport (MKK)Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United StatesView Molokai Airport on a map View satellite image of Molokai Airport Set MKK as destination Airport Get more information about Molokai Airport
1111,532.58 miles (18,559.84 km) NNEKalaeloa Airport (NAX)Kapolei, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaeloa Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalaeloa Airport Set NAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaeloa Airport
1211,526.35 miles (18,549.82 km) NKapalua Airport (JHM)Lahaina, Hawaii, United StatesView Kapalua Airport on a map View satellite image of Kapalua Airport Set JHM as destination Airport Get more information about Kapalua Airport
1311,524.08 miles (18,546.17 km) NKahului Airport (OGG)Kahului, Hawaii, United StatesView Kahului Airport on a map View satellite image of Kahului Airport Set OGG as destination Airport Get more information about Kahului Airport
1411,520.12 miles (18,539.80 km) NHana Airport (HNM)Hana, Hawaii, United StatesView Hana Airport on a map View satellite image of Hana Airport Set HNM as destination Airport Get more information about Hana Airport
1511,511.49 miles (18,525.90 km) NLanai Airport (LNY)Lanai City, Hawaii, United StatesView Lanai Airport on a map View satellite image of Lanai Airport Set LNY as destination Airport Get more information about Lanai Airport