President Edgar Lungu inaugurated the Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport in Ndola, about 400 kilometers north of the capital of Lusaka, built at a cost of $400 million.
Lungu said the airport had a capacity of 1 million passengers per year and it has a 50-room luxury hotel.
He said: “This development was embarked on to accommodate the anticipated increase in traffic, cargo volumes and passenger numbers.”
Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka also recently opened, which was built for $360 million. It is expected to increase traffic to six million passengers annually from two million when only terminal one was operational.
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