Kenneth Kaunda International Airport
|Airport type||Civilian and military|
|Owner||Government of Zambia|
|Operator||Zambia Airports Corporation Limited|
|Hub for||Proflight Zambia|
|Elevation AMSL||3,779 ft / 1,152 m|
Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (IATA: LUN, ICAO: FLKK) is an international airport in Lusaka, Zambia. It was officially known as the 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. The airport was designed by civil engineer Foad Mahboubi.
Airlines and destinations
In 2015, the government of Zambia began a three-year, US$360 million expansion and improvement of the airport, with funds borrowed from the Exim Bank of China. The work, contracted to China Jiangxi International, involves construction of a new "two-storey terminal building, 22 check-in counters, 12 border channels and six security check counters; a presidential terminal, a new air traffic control building and tower and a new hotel". The new terminal was expected to open in 2019. Construction was substantially complete by late January 2020.
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