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Coordinates: 08°43′43″S 024°59′29″E / 8.72861°S 24.99139°E / -8.72861; 24.99139

Kamina Airport
IATA: noneICAO: FZSB
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Kamina, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Elevation AMSL 1,059 m / 3,474 ft
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 1,450 4,757 Unpaved

Kamina Airport (ICAO: FZSB) is the internal civil airport which is located in and serves the city of Kamina in the southern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

It is separate from the larger military Kamina Base Airport (IATA: KMNICAO: FZSA).

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Features

Kamina Ville (FZSB) has

  • a single unpaved runway,
  • runway width 42.5 metres (139 ft)

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Incidents and Accidents

On June 21, 2007, a Let-410 twin turboprop operated by Karibu Airways crashed into a swamp shortly after taking off from Kamina Airport. One passenger, Mbuyu Mibanga, a member of the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was killed. At least 12 more were injured, including two Congolese doctors working for the World Health Organization.[2].

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See also

Tepper Aviation

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