Lilongwe International Airport

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Lilongwe International Airport
Kamuzu International Airport
2005-07-12 Lilongwe International Airport, Malawi.jpg
Lilongwe International Airport
IATA: LLWICAO: FWKI
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Department of Civil Aviation
Serves Lilongwe, Malawi
Hub for Malawian Airlines
Elevation AMSL 4,035 ft / 1,230 m
Coordinates 13°47′21″S 033°46′51″E / 13.78917°S 33.78083°E / -13.78917; 33.78083Coordinates: 13°47′21″S 033°46′51″E / 13.78917°S 33.78083°E / -13.78917; 33.78083
Map
LLW is located in Malawi
LLW
LLW
Location in Malawi
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 3,540 11,614 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Passengers 296,190
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Lilongwe International Airport (IATA: LLWICAO: FWKI) is an airport serving Lilongwe, the capital city of the Republic of Malawi. It is also known as Kamuzu International Airport.

History[edit]

The airport was built in 1977 by the Nello L. Teer Company,[3] taking over most airliner operations from Old Lilongwe Airport (FWLE) some 6 km west of the city centre.

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 4,035 feet (1,230 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 14/32 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,540 by 45 metres (11,614 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa
Kenya Airways Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta[4]
Malawian Airlines Beira, Blantyre, Dar es Salaam, Harare, Johannesburg-OR Tambo, Lusaka, Maputo, Nampula,[5] Tete[6]
Proflight Zambia Lusaka[7]
South African Airways Johannesburg-OR Tambo
Ulendo Airlink Club Makokola, Likoma Island, Liwonde/Mvuu, Mfuwe, Monkey Bay, Mzulu , Nhkotakota/Tongole, Nyika/Chelinda[8]

Cargo Airlines[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Emirates SkyCargo Dubai[9]

References[edit]

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