Key airport information may be found at:

Civil aviation is a critical component to the Mozambique transport system due to its immense size: the country spans over 2,300 km from North to South and the poor road network renders land transportation too slow.

The Civil Aviation Institute of Mozambique (IACM – is the oversight body for all aviation activities.

The national carrier, Mozambique Airlines (LAM –, covers only national destinations and some neighbouring countries, e.g. South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. Several international airlines such as SAA, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, TAAG, Qatar Airways, TAP, and Turkish Airlines have flights to Mozambique. The domestic flights are now being opened to other airlines in addition to LAM, and FastJet ( already operates to Beira, Tete and Nampula.

For more information on government agency and airport company contact information, please see the following links: 4.1 Government Contact List and 4.4 Airport Companies Contact List

Procedures for Foreign Registered Aircraft

The following steps are required before prepositioning of foreign registered aircraft:

In addition to the above, it is essential that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation issues an official communication, notifying relevant Government departments and authorities of the mandate of the humanitarian organisation to respond to the emergency activity, in order to facilitate the decision-making process of the aviation regulatory bodies.