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Chileka Intl Airport



Chileka International Airport
IATA: BLZ – ICAO: FWCL

Chileka (Blantyre)
Location of airport in Malawi
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Blantyre, Malawi
Elevation AMSL 2,555 ft / 779 m
Coordinates 15°40′44″S 034°58′26″E / 15.67889°S 34.97389°E / -15.67889; 34.97389
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 2,325 7,628 Asphalt
15/33 1,372 4,501 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF

Chileka International Airport (IATA: BLZ, ICAO: FWCL) is an airport located nine miles (16 km) from Blantyre, the largest city in the Republic of Malawi and the capital city of Malawi's Southern Region.

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 2,555 feet (779 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 10/28 measures 2,325 by 30 metres (7,628 × 98 ft) and 15/33 measures 1,372 × 30 m (4,501 × 98 ft).

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air Malawi Club Makokola, Dar es Salaam, Harare, Johannesburg, Lilongwe, Lusaka
South African Airways Johannesburg


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General Info
Country Malawi
ICAO ID FWCL
Time UTC+2
Latitude -15.679053
15° 40' 44.59" S
Longitude 34.974014
034° 58' 26.45" E
Elevation 2555 feet
779 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 007° W (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
TWR 118.1
APP 124.9


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
10/28 7628 x 98 feet
2325 x 30 meters
ASPHALT 050FAWT NO
15/33 4501 x 98 feet
1372 x 30 meters
ASPHALT 015FAYT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME VCL CHILEKA 080X 113.3 3.4 NM 103.6
NDB NC CHILEKA - 356 1.2 NM 111.3


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION WIP preparing sfc for lczr ant 400' fr Rwy 28.
FUEL Ctc mgr OILCOM MALAWI for avbl. (NC-100LL, A1)
MISC Wx.
OPR HOURS Opr 0400-1700Z Mon-Sun.



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