Vilankulo Airport

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Vilankulo Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorAeroportos de Mocambique (Mozambique Airports Company)
ServesVilankulo
LocationVilankulo, Mozambique
Elevation AMSL46 ft / 12 m
Coordinates22°01′06.35″S 35°18′47.87″E / 22.0184306°S 35.3132972°E / -22.0184306; 35.3132972
Map
VNX is located in Mozambique
VNX
VNX
Location of airport in Mozambique
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 2,461 734 Asphalt
17/35 4,823 1,439 Asphalt

Vilankulo Airport (IATA: VNX, ICAO: FQVL) is an airport in Mozambique that serves the city of Vilankulo in the Inhambane Province.

Modernisation[edit]

In 2009 a Chinese company called Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Corporation began construction work on the airport with an estimated cost of US$9 million to refurbish, expand and modernize the airport. The new terminal building was inaugurated on 13 April 2011 by Mozambican President Armando Guebuza.[1] The modern air-conditioned International airport will make it possible for larger aircraft to access the airport and use the facilities. Since the expansion of the passenger terminal it has a capacity of 200,000 passengers, up from its previous 75,000 capacity.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Airlink Johannesburg-OR Tambo, Nelspruit[2]
LAM Mozambique Airlines Inhambane, Johannesburg-OR Tambo, Maputo

References[edit]

  1. ^ A.majacunene (2011-04-14). "MOZNews: PRESIDENT INAUGURATES NEW TERMINAL AT VILANKULO AIRPORT". MOZNews. Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  2. ^ [1]