Kenneth Kaunda International Airport

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Kenneth Kaunda
International Airport
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Airport typeCivilian and military
OperatorZambia Airports Corporation Limited [1]
LocationLusaka, Zambia
Hub forProflight Zambia </div>
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 12,998 3,962 Asphalt
15/33 2,700 823 Grass
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Sources: National Airport Corporation Limited (NACL)[2]

Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (IATA: LUN, ICAO: 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]


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

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, Lubumbashi, 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

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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