Zambian Airport Tax Confirmation


Following differing reports on the airport tax issue the following confirms the departure tax is now in place

Airport tax

The National Airports Corporation has now introduced an Infrastructure and Development charge which is effective immediately.

This tax is applicable for ALL passengers departing from Livingstone, Mfuwe, Lusaka or Ndola Airports on domestic or international flights. The new tax will be applied to ALL tickets for scheduled flights issued or amended after 15 June 2013. The new tax will also apply to all private charters and will be payable along with the departure taxes.

Anyone with a ticket issued BEFORE 15 June 2013 is exempt from paying the tax.

The Infrastructure & Development charge is ZMW 27 (approximately USD 5) for domestic travel and ZMW 54 (approximately USD 10) for international travel.

The tax will be applied for all passengers including infants.