International Airport, opened in 1967, is located about twenty
minutes drive from Zambia's capital city Lusakaand serves as
both a military and public airport. A number of airlines operate
from there including Air Angola, Air Botswana, Air France, Air
India, Air Malawi, Air Tanzania, Air Zimbabwe, British Airways,
Kenya Airways, South African Airways and Zambezi Airlines, which
replaced Zambian Airways (former Mine Air Services) the national
airline of Zambia that ceased operation in 2009 after the EU Air
Safety Committee refused permission from all Zambian airlines to
operate services to the EU due to safety concerns.
serves around a quarter of a million domestic passengers every
year and a further million international passengers. Described
as 'clean but old' by its passengers, unlike many other African
airports, the staff are polite and friendly and there's no need
to 'share' money to facilitate the visa processes. It received
an upgrade in the mid 2000s when new escalators, lifts and check
in counters were upgraded. Now make a virtual landing at Lusaka
International Airport then following the links below to explore
Lusaka and Zambia itself.
Make a virtual landing at Lusaka International airport in Zambia in this video and take in a review of Lusaka airport. Then watch a video showing daily life in Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia together with its history and background information.