Lilongwe International, Lilongwe - Stein Travel

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Welcome to Lilongwe International

The airport is situated 12 miles (19km) from Lilongwe.

Car Rental

Most major car rental companies are represented at the airport.

City Transfers

Buses and taxis are available to the city centre.


Tel: +265 (0)170 0811.

Departure Tax
US$30 for passengers on international flights.

Facilities include a bank and bureaux de change, post office, restaurant, bar and duty-free shopping.

English is the official language, but Chichewa is more commonly spoken.

The official currency is the Malawi Kwacha (MWK), which is divided into 100 tambalas. Travellers cheques and foreign currencies are accepted by banks, authorised hotels and other institutions in the main town centres; bureaux de change are also available. The US dollar is the easiest currency to exchange. Credit cards are not widely accepted and ATMs are scarce and should not be relied upon. Exchanging currency on the black market is not recommended.

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