Lilongwe International Airport ( LLW ), also called Kamuzu International Airport is an international airport serving to the city of Lilongwe in Malawi. Owned by Department of Civil Aviation, Lilongwe International Airport has a 3,391 metre long asphalt paved runway. Lilongwe International Airport serves as a base for Malawi's national carrier Air Malawi. Fully owned by the Government of Malawi, Air Malawi operates flight from Lilongwe International Airport to Johannesburg, Harare, Dar Es Salaam, Lusaka, Blantyre, Club Makokola and Mzuzu. Lilongwe International Airport is also served by limited flights of airlines like Air Zimbabwe, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways and South African Airways.
Named after the Lilongwe river, Lilongwe is a the capital and the largest city of Malawi. Bordered with Mozambique and Zambia, the city is located in the central region of Malawi. The city has an sea level elevation of about 1,050m, and is located on a plateau. Lilongwe is a city of lively people with diverse interests. Music is one thing that the entire city breathes in and out wholehearted. There are bars and chill-out places where people meet out and exuberance bursts out. Old Town is a place where you will spot several bars that play loud music and offer a platform for people to meet. Evening's supply of beer is to cheap, and you can have enough enjoyment. Africana Hotel comes with a large outdoor patio where you get to meet the strangers and cultivate long lasting bonds. Henry's Bar, Legends, Chameleon Bar and Diplomat Bar are cool, chic and trendy where hundreds of locals, backpackers, tourists and expats hang out, and enjoy their lives. Good fellows Pub and Zebra Disco afford you a cosy corner within a lively environ. Shake a leg with the beats of African music.
Be it a variety of fast food, fusion of cuisines, mix-up of drinks, the restaurants and cafes at Lilongwe are here to bring to you a never-felt-before culinary experience. Where Don Brioni's Bistro offers you fish, chicken, pizzas and pastas, Ali Baba's excels in serving you awesome burgers and shawarmas. Choose from list of delicious sundaes and milkshakes at Summer Park and groove on the tunes of African pop hits. Enjoymma Mia, Green Bamboo Garden and Tidye Resta are other famous eat out places.
Mysterious and appealing antique African art and craft items are what everyone yearn to have. When the big bargains are readily available, and you can bag great variety of traditional items, then who would not like to give off the shillings? Shop at Craft Market for trinket woodcarvings, basket-ware and jewelery. Similarly, at Old Town Mall you can get African arts and crafts. Crossroads Complex, Central Africana, PTC Hypermarket, City Centre Shopping Centre, Kandodo Supermarket and Shoprite Supermarket are other markets where you can shop at discounted rates.
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