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KWZ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KWZ / FZQM
Airport Name: Kolwezi Airport
Location: Kolwezi, Lualaba District, Democratic Republic of the Congo
GPS Coordinates: 10°45'56"S by 25°30'20"E
Operator/Owner: Government
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 5,007 feet (1,526 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Kolwezi Airport (KWZ):

  • Because of Kolwezi Airport's high elevation of 5,007 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at KWZ. Combined with a high temperature, this could make KWZ a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The furthest airport from Kolwezi Airport (KWZ) is Hilo International Airport (ITO), which is located 11,817 miles (19,018 kilometers) away in Hilo, Hawaii, United States.
  • The closest airport to Kolwezi Airport (KWZ) is Solwezi Airport (SLI), which is located 113 miles (183 kilometers) SSE of KWZ.
  • Kolwezi Airport (KWZ) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Kolwezi Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Kolwezi Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1113.43 miles (182.55 km) SSESolwezi Airport (SLI)Solwezi, ZambiaView Solwezi Airport on a map Set SLI as destination Airport Get more information about Solwezi Airport
2147.76 miles (237.79 km) NKamina Air Base (KMN)Kamina, Democratic Republic of the CongoView Kamina Air Base on a map Set KMN as destination Airport Get more information about Kamina Air Base
3148.65 miles (239.22 km) ESELubumbashi International Airport (FBM)Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the CongoView Lubumbashi International Airport on a map Set FBM as destination Airport Get more information about Lubumbashi International Airport
4191.96 miles (308.92 km) WSWCazombo Airport (CAV)Cazombo, AngolaView Cazombo Airport on a map Set CAV as destination Airport Get more information about Cazombo Airport
5204.19 miles (328.62 km) SEKasompe Airport (CGJ)Chingola, ZambiaView Kasompe Airport on a map Set CGJ as destination Airport Get more information about Kasompe Airport
6222.37 miles (357.86 km) WVilla Teixeira de Sousa Airport (UAL)Luau, Moxico, AngolaView Villa Teixeira de Sousa Airport on a map Set UAL as destination Airport Get more information about Villa Teixeira de Sousa Airport
7230.06 miles (370.25 km) EMansa Airport (MNS)Mansa, Luapula Province, ZambiaView Mansa Airport on a map Set MNS as destination Airport Get more information about Mansa Airport
8231.76 miles (372.98 km) SESouthdowns Airport (KIW)Kitwe, ZambiaView Southdowns Airport on a map Set KIW as destination Airport Get more information about Southdowns Airport
9250.89 miles (403.77 km) SWZambezi Airport (BBZ)Zambezi, ZambiaView Zambezi Airport on a map Set BBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Zambezi Airport
10263.25 miles (423.66 km) SENdola Airport (NLA)Ndola, ZambiaView Ndola Airport on a map Set NLA as destination Airport Get more information about Ndola Airport
11282.48 miles (454.60 km) SKaoma Airport (KMZ)Kaoma, ZambiaView Kaoma Airport on a map Set KMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaoma Airport
12292.09 miles (470.08 km) SSWLukulu Airport (LXU)Lukulu, ZambiaView Lukulu Airport on a map Set LXU as destination Airport Get more information about Lukulu Airport
13298.20 miles (479.91 km) NNWGandajika Airport (GDJ)Gandajika, Democratic Republic of the CongoView Gandajika Airport on a map Set GDJ as destination Airport Get more information about Gandajika Airport
14347.14 miles (558.66 km) NNWMbuji Mayi Airport (MJM)Mbuji Mayi, Democratic Republic of the CongoView Mbuji Mayi Airport on a map Set MJM as destination Airport Get more information about Mbuji Mayi Airport
15347.94 miles (559.95 km) SSWMongu Airport (MNR)Mongu, Western Province, ZambiaView Mongu Airport on a map Set MNR as destination Airport Get more information about Mongu Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Kolwezi Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Kolwezi Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,817.01 miles (19,017.58 km) NHilo International Airport (ITO)Hilo, Hawaii, United StatesView Hilo International Airport on a map Set ITO as destination Airport Get more information about Hilo International Airport
211,808.28 miles (19,003.53 km) NKona International Airport at Keāhole (KOA)Kailua / Kona, Hawaii, United StatesView Kona International Airport at Keāhole on a map Set KOA as destination Airport Get more information about Kona International Airport at Keāhole
311,804.57 miles (18,997.57 km) NPōhakuloa Training Area (BSF)Camp Pohakuloa, Hawaii, United StatesView Pōhakuloa Training Area on a map Set BSF as destination Airport Get more information about Pōhakuloa Training Area
411,799.34 miles (18,989.15 km) NNECassidy International Airport (CXI)Christmas Island, KiribatiView Cassidy International Airport on a map Set CXI as destination Airport Get more information about Cassidy International Airport
511,793.92 miles (18,980.43 km) NWaimea-Kohala Airport (MUE)Kamuela, Hawaii, United StatesView Waimea-Kohala Airport on a map Set MUE as destination Airport Get more information about Waimea-Kohala Airport
611,774.20 miles (18,948.69 km) NUpolu Airport (UPP)Hawi, Hawaii, United StatesView Upolu Airport on a map Set UPP as destination Airport Get more information about Upolu Airport
711,736.50 miles (18,888.02 km) NHana Airport (HNM)Hana, Hawaii, United StatesView Hana Airport on a map Set HNM as destination Airport Get more information about Hana Airport
811,725.54 miles (18,870.39 km) NNELanai Airport (LNY)Lanai City, Hawaii, United StatesView Lanai Airport on a map Set LNY as destination Airport Get more information about Lanai Airport
911,724.99 miles (18,869.50 km) NKahului Airport (OGG)Kahului, Hawaii, United StatesView Kahului Airport on a map Set OGG as destination Airport Get more information about Kahului Airport
1011,717.56 miles (18,857.53 km) NNEKapalua Airport (JHM)Lahaina, Hawaii, United StatesView Kapalua Airport on a map Set JHM as destination Airport Get more information about Kapalua Airport
1111,698.67 miles (18,827.14 km) NNEMolokai Airport (MKK)Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United StatesView Molokai Airport on a map Set MKK as destination Airport Get more information about Molokai Airport
1211,696.61 miles (18,823.82 km) NNEKalaupapa Airport (LUP)Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaupapa Airport on a map Set LUP as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaupapa Airport
1311,673.08 miles (18,785.95 km) NNEHonolulu International Airport (HNL)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Honolulu International Airport on a map Set HNL as destination Airport Get more information about Honolulu International Airport
1411,673.08 miles (18,785.95 km) NNEHickam Field (HIK)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Hickam Field on a map Set HIK as destination Airport Get more information about Hickam Field
1511,670.85 miles (18,782.37 km) NNEKalaeloa Airport (NAX)Kapolei, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaeloa Airport on a map Set NAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaeloa Airport