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Lubumbashi International Airport
IATA: FBM – ICAO: FZQA
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Lubumbashi
Elevation AMSL 4,295 ft / 1,197 m
Coordinates 11°35′28.80″S 27°31′51.52″E / 11.591333°S 27.5309778°E / -11.591333; 27.5309778Coordinates: 11°35′28.80″S 27°31′51.52″E / 11.591333°S 27.5309778°E / -11.591333; 27.5309778
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 10,623 3,203 Asphalt

Lubumbashi International Airport is an airport in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (IATA: FBM, ICAO: FZQA).

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air Zimbabwe Harare, Lusaka
Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation Kinshasa
Congo Express Kinshasa
Ethiopian Airlines Harare, Lilongwe, Addis Ababa
Hewa Bora Airways Johannesburg, Kinshasa, Kolwezi, Mbuji-Mayi
Kenya Airways Harare, Nairobi
Korongo Johannesburg, Kinshasa [All Start March 2011]
Malift Air Kinshasa
South African Airways operated by South African Express Johannesburg
Wimbi Dira Airways Johannesburg, Kananga, Kinshasa, Mbuji-Mayi
Zambia Skyways Lusaka

History

Lubumbashi International Airport was founded in colonial times as the Elisabethville Airport. It was also known as Luano airport.

This airport played a high-profile role during the Katanga war. After it was seized by the United Nations Force in the Congo (ONUC) troops, the airport was used as a base against the secessionist government.

Accidents and incidents

  • In Debember 2001, Air Katanga Douglas C-53-DO ZS-OJD was written off in a landing accident at Lubumbashi International Airport after a delivery flight that originated in South Africa.


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General Info
Country Zaire
ICAO ID FZQA
Time UTC+2
Latitude -11.591333
11° 35' 28.80" S
Longitude 27.530889
027° 31' 51.20" E
Elevation 4295 feet
1309 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 003° W (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)


Communications
TWR 126.7
APP 120.7


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
07/25 10623 x 164 feet
3238 x 50 meters
ASPHALT - YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME LUB LUBUMBASHI 114X 116.7 1.6 NM 066.5
NDB OL LUBUMBASHI - 275 6.9 NM 071.4


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet fuel avaiable but type is unknown.

Unknown fuel type or whether there is any fuel.


Remarks
CSTMS/AG/IMG Avbl O/R.
FUEL Avbl PN. (NC-80, 100LL, J)
MISC Ldg fees. Wx.



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