Kenneth Kaunda International Airport

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Not to be confused with Lusaka City Airport.
Kenneth Kaunda
International Airport
Lusaka International Airport.jpg

IATA: LUNICAO: FLKK

LUN is located in Zambia
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Location of the airport in Zambia
Summary
Airport type Civilian and military
Operator Zambia Airports Corporation Limited [1]
Serves Lusaka
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Hub for

Proflight Zambia

Elevation AMSL 3,779 ft / 1,152 m
Coordinates 15°19′50″S 28°27′09″E / 15.33056°S 28.45250°E / -15.33056; 28.45250Coordinates: 15°19′50″S 28°27′09″E / 15.33056°S 28.45250°E / -15.33056; 28.45250
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 12,998 3,962 Asphalt
15/33 2,700 823 Grass
Statistics (2012)
Passengers 787,000
Sources: National Airport Corporation Limited (NACL)[2]

Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (IATA: LUNICAO: FLKK) is an international airport in Lusaka, Zambia. It was officially known as Lusaka International Airport before being renamed in 2011 in honour of Kenneth Kaunda, the nation's first president. The airport has a capacity of two million passengers per year.[2]

Location[edit]

The airport is located off the Great East Road, approximately 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) northeast of the central business district of Lusaka, the capital and largest city of Zambia.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Botswana Gaborone
Air Namibia Harare,[4] Windhoek
Airlink Johannesburg–OR Tambo
Emirates Dubai–International, Harare
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Harare
Fastjet Dar es Salaam[5][6]
Kenya Airways Harare, Nairobi–Jomo Kenyatta
Mahogany Air Chipata, Livingstone, Mfuwe, Ndola, Solwezi[7]
Malawi Airlines Blantyre, Lilongwe[8]
Proflight Zambia Chipata, Durban,[9] Jeki, Kasama, Kasanka, Lilongwe, Livingstone, Mfuwe, Ndola, Solwezi
RwandAir Johannesburg–OR Tambo, Kigali[10]
South African Airways Johannesburg–OR Tambo
South African Express Durban
TAAG Angola Airlines Luanda

Ground transportation[edit]

Taxis are the most common form of transport to and from the city, as it is a 15 to 20-minute ride to the city centre. There is a mini-bus service that passes by the airport, but it only serves a single route to the city centre via Great East Road. Most major car hire companies are represented at the airport.

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