25 August 2014

Proflight Zambia to commence schedule flights to Kafue National Park in 2015

update (16 July 2015): Proflight Zambia introduced flights to Kafue National Park on 08 July 2015. The twice-weekly route takes travellers to the heart of the Busanga Plains in just one hour 35 minutes, compared with a drive that can take up to 15 hours. Passengers can also travel to Lufupa Airstrip and Chunga Airstrip in the park by arrangement. Flight P0654 flies from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka to Busanga Airstrip at 11:15hrs, arriving at 12:50 on Mondays Wednesdays and Saturdays, and returns from Busanga Airstrip at 13:05, arriving back in Lusaka at 14:40 on the same days to enable smooth connections with Emirates and South African Airways flights.

Zambia's only domestic scheduled airline, Proflight Zambia, has announced that it will commence schedule flights to the Kafue National Park serving Chunga Airstrip between 01July 2015 and 31 October 2015. Flights will operate every Mondays, Wednesday, and Saturdays departing Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka at 11:30 hrs and arriving in Chunga Airstrip at 12:45 hrs. The returning flight will leave Chunga Airstrip at 13:05 hrs and arrive at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka at 14:20 hrs.
Kafue National Park, located in the centre of western Zambia, is the largest national park in the country and the second largest park in Africa. It is covering an area of about 22,400 km² and is home to 158 recorded species of mammal.

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