Lichinga Airport

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Lichinga Airport
Airport type Public
Serves Niassa Province, Lichinga
Time zone MZT (+2:00)
Elevation AMSL 4,505 ft / 1,373 m
Coordinates 13°16′26″S 35°15′59″E / 13.27389°S 35.26639°E / -13.27389; 35.26639
Lichinga Airport is located in Mozambique
Lichinga Airport
Lichinga Airport
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 8,300 2,530 Asphalt

Lichinga Airport is an airport in Lichinga, Mozambique that is served by Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique the national flag carrier (IATA: VXCICAO: FQLC).

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
LAM Mozambique Airlines Nampula, Maputo, Quelimane

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 8 January 1974, Douglas VC-47B 6161 of the Força Aérea Portuguesa crashed at Vila Cabral Airport and was damaged beyond economic repair. The aircraft was on a military flight from Mueda Airport and it is reported that it was hit by small arms fire on approach to Vila Cabral.[1]


  1. ^ "6161 Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 23 August 2010.