30 November 2016

Zambia: Proflight Zambia to launch flights between Lusaka <> Kalabo!

Proflight Zambia, the operator of the largest fleet of aircraft in Zambia, has announced the introduction of a direct scheduled service between Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN) in Lusaka and Kalabo Airport (KLB) in Kalabo in Zambia's Western Province. Commencing on 15 March 2017, the new route will be operated twice weekly from April - June and from October - December on Wednesday and Saturday mornings by a Cessna Caravan with a capacity of eight passengers.
Kalabo is a small town and administrative district in the Western Province of
Zambia, on the plains west of the Zambezi River and the Barotse Floodplain. It is located about 70km from the border with Angola and 70km from the capital of the Western Provice, Mongu. Kalabo is ideal for accessing Liuwa Plain National Park, the upper Zambezi and surrounding areas in Mongu.
  • Lusaka 08:15 > 10:45 Kalabo
  • Kalabo 11:05 > 13:35 Lusaka
Liuwa Plain National Park, which covers about 3660km², hosts the second largest (blue) wildebeest migration in Africa. The remote National Park is also home to other unusual antelope such as oribi, red lechwe, steinbuck, duiker, tsessebe and roan. Jackals, servals, wildcats, wild dogs as well as lions and hyenas are the predators of the Liuwa Plain National Park. The National Park also supports globally important bird populations, with at least more than 330 bird species recorded.

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