Grahamstown has a small Airport. There are two larger Airports located in close proximity to Grahamstown. The closest is the Port Elizabeth Airport which is 114 km from Grahamstown. The East London Airport is 123 km away. There are regular flights from Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and other South African destinations to the Airports in Port Elizabeth and East London.
What was once hailed as one of the best Aerodromes in the Country and favoured as a Training Hub for aviation Schools in the Eastern Cape!
The Airfield was built in the early 1930's to serve the Air Force.