By JOHN SAKALA
The Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International Airport (HMNIA) formerly Livingstone Airport has been awarded the 2018 Best Airport in Africa by Airports Council International (ACI) Africa.
This is in the category of 10,000 and 20,000 Air Traffic Management.
The international airport which is operated by Zambia Airports Corporation Limited (ZACL) was chosen as winner following an extensive evaluation process from a number of entries received by ACI Africa in this category.
Despite fierce competition, Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International Airport’s infrastructure and processes were rated to be the best in Africa within its category.
The award will be presented at the prestigious ACI Africa Conference and Annual General Assembly which shall take place from 14th – 17th October, 2018 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
About Zambia Airports Corporation Limited Zambia Airports Corporation Limited was established in 1989 through the amendment of the Aviation Act, Chapter 444 of the Laws of Zambia which has been repealed and replaced by the Aviation Act No. 5 of 2016.
It is also incorporated under the Companies Act Chapter 388 of the Laws of Zambia.
The Corporation’s mandate is to develop, maintain and manage the four designated international airports.
The four Airports are Kenneth Kaunda in Lusaka, Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe in Ndola, Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula in Livingstone and Mfuwe and three Strategic and seven provincial aerodromes and the provision of Air Navigation services throughout the Zambian Airspace.
This is according to press statement made available to The Independent Observer by ZACL Communications and Brand Manager Mweembe Sikaulu.