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Chipata Airport (CIP)


Chipata, Zambia

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Elevation: 3360ft

UTC: +2 Hours

The city of Chipata is located near the Chipata Airport (IATA: CIP, ICAO: FLCP) in the Eastern Province of Zambia. It is a vibrant and bustling city, home to a population of over 135,000 people. Chipata has a rich cultural heritage and is known for its bustling markets and vibrant nightlife. The city is a center of trade, commerce and industry in the region, and is served by the Chipata Airport which provides regular flights to major cities in Zambia and other parts of Africa. Chipata is also home to several universities and educational institutions, making it a great place to study and explore.

Airport Directions

To get to Chipata Airport (CIP) by car, you would need to take the Great East Road from Lusaka, which will cost around ZMW110-ZMW150. To get there by bus, there are regular buses from Lusaka to Chipata which cost around ZMW50. To get there by train, you can take the Tazara train from Dar es Salaam to New Kapiri Mposhi, which will cost around $11. To get there by taxi, you can take a taxi from Lusaka to Chipata, which will cost around ZMW110-ZMW150.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

Chipata Airport (CIP) has one terminal, but it has two separate wings: one for domestic flights and one for international flights. The airlines flying out of Chipata Airport (CIP) are Air Botswana, Air Namibia, British Airways, Kenya Airways, LAM Mozambique Airlines, South African Airways, South African Express, and Zambian Airways.

Airport Address

The address of Chipata Airport (CIP) is Chipata Airport, Airport Road, Chipata, Zambia. The telephone number is +260-2-6920444 and the email is The opening hours for the airport are Monday to Sunday from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Airport Lost & Found

The Lost and Found office at Chipata Airport (CIP) is located at C562+59X, Tehran, Eastern, Zambia and can be contacted by telephone at +98 21 9000 0999. The opening hours are Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

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