Chileka International Airport
Airport codes Chileka International Airport
IATA Metropolitan Code
World Area Code
Lat / Lon
-15°-40'-44"S / 34°58'26"E
2555ft / 778.76m
About Chileka International Airport
Chileka International Airport (BLZ) is located in the municipality of Blantyre in Malawi, Africa. It's a medium airport in Malawi based in the region Blantyre District. Passengers can fly to and from the airport with a scheduled service.
A startling fact is that the airport is at a very high altitude.
BLZ has 2 runways with a total length of 12,129 ft, of which 1 is lighted.
|10-28||7,628 ft||98 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
|15-33||4,501 ft||98 ft||Asphalt||No|
Other airports in Malawi
|FWDW||DWA||Dwangwa Airport||Medium airport||Dwangwa|
|FWKA||KGJ||Karonga Airport||Medium airport||Karonga|
|FWKI||LLW||Lilongwe International Airport||Medium airport||Lilongwe|
|FWMG||MAI||Mangochi Airport||Medium airport||Mangochi|
|FWUU||ZZU||Mzuzu Airport||Medium airport||Mzuzu|
Find cheap flight tickets to or from BLZ
Looking for that perfect flight ticket to fly to or from Chileka International Airport? Find and book the most comfortable and cheapest flight to your favorite city through one of our partners.
Find your way around Chileka International Airport
Taxi Chileka International Airport
The easiest way to find a transfer to and from Chileka International Airport is through our taxi widget below. We will find the best deal for you and display multiple options for you to choose from.
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Rent a car at BLZ
Find a cheap rental car at Chileka International Airport to make the most out of your trip to Malawi. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.
Renting a car at BLZ lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Malawi quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.
Airport car parking at Chileka International Airport
Park your car at BLZ
Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at Chileka International Airport or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at BLZ can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.
Different type of airport parking options
Airport parking options have changed and expanded. Medium-size and large airports offer several different types of parking, priced according to convenience and distance from the terminal.
The different types of parking are:
- Short term parking
- Daily parking
- Long term / Satellite parking
- Valet parking
- Off-Airport parking
- Sleep, park, fly
Hotels near the airport
Hotels at or near Chileka International Airport
Do you have an early morning flight, long layover or your flight is cancelled, and you don't feel like sleeping on the airport floor? Sleeping in a hotel at or near BLZ is the perfect solution. Sleeping in a hotel close by Chileka International Airport prevents you from being late or not fully rested for your flight.
Hotels in Blantyre
Find your ideal hotel in Blantyre city centre. Find the perfect hotel to make the most out of your trip to the city of Amsterdam. Consult one of our partners to find the most suitable hotel for your trip.
Things to do in Malawi?
Find the best things to do in or nearby Chileka International Airport
Are you planning on travelling to Malawi? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby Blantyre. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.
Store your bags in Blantyre
Do you want to visit Blantyre and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.
Forward your luggage
Are you planning a trip to Malawi and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.
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Travel luggage and cabin bags
Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.
All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.
Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at BLZ?
Claim your compensation
Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at Chileka International Airport, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.
Travel insurance for your trip to Malawi
A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to Malawi because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.
Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.
Travel insurance for people with a medical condition
Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.
Customized BLZ gifts and souvenirs
Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to Chileka International Airport. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.
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