Kamina Airport

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Kamina Airport
IATA: noneICAO: FZSB
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Kamina, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Elevation AMSL 3,474 ft / 1,059 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 1,450 4,757 Unpaved
Source:[1]

Kamina Airport (ICAO: FZSB) is the internal civil airport which is located in and serves the city of Kamina in the southern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

It is separate from the larger military Kamina Air Base (IATA: KMNICAO: FZSA). The civil airport is sometimes called Kaminaville or Kamina Ville to differentiate it from the military airbase.

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 3,475 feet (1,059 m) above mean sea level and has one runway which is 1,450 by 42.5 metres (4,757 ft × 139 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation Lubumbashi[2]

Incidents and accidents[edit]

On June 21, 2007, a Let-410 twin turboprop operated by Karibu Airways crashed into a swamp shortly after taking off from Kamina Airport. One passenger, Mbuyu Mibanga, a member of the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was killed. At least 12 more were injured, including two Congolese doctors working for the World Health Organization.[3]

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