Direct flights from Chileka International Airport

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There are 5 destinations with direct flights from Chileka International Airport (Blantyre).

Destination Duration Days of the week Airlines Price
LLW Lilongwe 0h 35m

2 flights per day

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DAR Dar es Salaam 2h 0m

1 flights per day

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JNB Johannesburg 2h 15m

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ADD Addis Ababa 4h 10m

1 flights per day

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BEW Beira 1h 0m
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Destinations & direct flights from Chileka International Airport (Blantyre)

Chileka International (BLZ) is the second largest airport in Malawi and is based in Blantyre. The highest number of daily departures from Chileka International Airport is seen on the route to Lilongwe International Airport (LLW), with an average of 2 flights every day. Furthermore, travelers can experience the longest available flight from Chileka International Airport on the Boeing 737MAX 8 Passenger operated service to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD), which lasts for roughly 4h 10m.

Popular airlines flying out from Chileka International Airport

Frequent flyer programs offered by several airlines departing from Chileka International Airport:
Ethiopian Airlines

Airport information

Airport name Chileka International Airport
Airport (IATA) Code BLZ
City Blantyre
Country Malawi (MW)
Full location Chileka International Airport
Latitude -15.679203
Longitude 34.967697
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Chileka International Airport

General Details Blantyre Airport serves as both a commercial and international air transport center located in Malawi's Southern Region capital of Blantyre. Situated nine miles (16 km) away, its elevation stands at 2,555 feet (779 m). There are two asphalt paved runways here measuring 10,28 by 30 metres (7,628 feet x 98 feet) respectively for 10/28 and 15/33 runways respectively - respectively measured as 2,325 by 30 metres and 1,372 x 30 metres (4,501 feet x 98ft respectively).

Flight Schedules Chileka International Airport serves a range of domestic and international airlines. Ethiopian Airlines, Euromanx, South African Airways and United Airlines all fly regularly out of Blantyre.

When Should You Fly From Blantyre International Airport

Blantyre International Airport offers several daily departure flights. These depart between 8:00 AM and 5:50 PM respectively, serving popular destinations like Johannesburg and Nairobi.

On-Time Performance (OTP) of Chileka International Airport Overall, BLZ's on-time performance (OTP) stands at 4.1/5 stars based on data collected from all flights departing BLZ within the past 10 days. Average delay times at BLZ average out at zero minutes depending upon time of day - therefore it is strongly advised that before booking flights it be checked beforehand as to its OTP.


Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

How many airports are there close to Blantyre?

1 airport(s) near to Blantyre:

What is the best airport to use when flying from Blantyre?

When departing from Blantyre, Chileka International Airport (BLZ) is considered the most optimal airport due to its convenient location and accessibility.

Which airlines flying from Blantyre?

Flights from Chileka International Airport are offered by 1 different airlines. Airlines with the most flights: Ethiopian Airline

What is the longest flight from Chileka International Airport?

The longest flight duration from Chileka International Airport is the route to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD), which lasts approximately 4h 10m and is operated by an Boeing 737MAX 8 Passenger

What is the airport IATA-code for Chileka International Airport?

Chileka International Airport uses the IATA code: BLZ

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