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Overview

Kariba Airport is an international airport serving KaribaMashonaland West ProvinceZimbabwe. It is 4 kilometres east of the town, and 13 kilometres east of the Kariba Dam, the outlet of Lake Kariba. There are obstacles that include line of hills and electricity transmission lines. No aircraft is to fly below 3,000 ft altitude within the radius of 1 NM of Kariba Dam Wall. 

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Zimbabwe

Province or District

Mashonaland West

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport

Kariba (4 km)

Airport’s Complete Name

Kariba International Airport

Latitude

-16.517738

Longitude

28.887077

Elevation (ft and m)

1076 ft / 328 m

IATA Code

KAB

ICAO Code

FVKB

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ)

Management Contact Person


NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

No

Airport Picture

Runway

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

1650 m x 18 m

Runway Orientation

09/27

Runway Surface

Bitumen – Asphalt

Runway Condition

Good

Airport Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening

Yes

Runway Lighting

No

Refuelling Capacity

Yes

Ground Handling Services

No

Air Traffic Control

Yes

Fire Fighting Equipment

Yes

Weather Information

Yes

Aircraft Parking Space

No

Navigation Aids

No

Perimeter Fencing

No

Windsock

Yes

 


Fuel Services Charges


Price per Litre USD - $

Jet A-1

Available by arrangement only

Avgas

Available by arrangement only

Navigation Charges

A/C weight MAUW (Kg)

Fees (US$)

Up to 3 000

15

3 001 - 5000

40

5 001 - 7 500

50

7 501 - 10 000

75

10 001 - 35 000

125

35 001 - 40 000

250

40 001 - 70 000

350

70 001 - 100 000

480

Fixed charge over 100 000 kg plus US$5 per extra tonne

480