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Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport (NLA)


Ndola, Zambia

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Elevation: 4167ft

UTC: +2 Hours

The city near Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport (NLA) is Ndola, located in Copperbelt Province in northern Zambia. Ndola is the third largest city in Zambia, with a population of over 500,000 people. It is a vibrant city with a bustling economy, and is known for its rich cultural heritage, numerous restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. The city is home to the Ndola Golf Club, the Ndola Stadium, and the Ndola Natural History Museum. The airport is located about 8 km from the city center, and is served by numerous airlines offering flights to destinations around the world.

Airport Directions

Getting to Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport (NLA) by car is the most convenient option. The trip will take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. The cost of a taxi from downtown Lusaka to NLA is about $30 USD. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lusaka to NLA. Bus tickets cost about $3 USD, and the trip takes about 2 hours. There is no direct train service to NLA, however, you can take a train from Lusaka to Ndola and then get a taxi from Ndola to NLA. This will cost about $5 USD for the train and $25 USD for the taxi. The whole trip will take about 8 hours. Finally, you can also book a private shuttle or car service from Lusaka to NLA. Prices vary depending on the type of vehicle and the number of passengers, but expect to pay somewhere between $50 and $100 USD.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport (NLA) has two terminals – Terminal A and Terminal D . Terminal A is used for both domestic and international flights , while Terminal D is used for arrivals only. The airlines that fly to/from this airport include Air Namibia, Air Zimbabwe, Air Botswana, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, South African Airways, and Zambian Airways.

Airport Address

The address of Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport (NLA) is Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport, Ndola, Zambia. The telephone number is +260 212 647-062 and the email address is info@ndola-air

Airport Lost & Found

The Lost and Found at Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport (NLA) is located at:Lost and FoundSimon Mwansa Kapwepwe International AirportNdola, Copperbelt ProvinceZambiaThe telephone number for the Lost and Found is +260 966 637 890, and the opening hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm local time.

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