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Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN)

Last Updated: Feb. 7, 2021, 9:28 p.m.

  • Harriet Nakazwe
  • +260 0977478202
  • Airport Website
  • Airport COVID 19 Website
  • Are passengers required to complete a government or airport issued pre-travel health declaration form?
  • Yes

  • Weblink to the health declaration form
  • https://www.zacl.co.zm/application/files/6116/0190/1185/TRAVELER_HEALTH_QUESTIONNAIRE.pdf

  • Weblink to more information (who requires the declaration?)
  • https://www.zacl.co.zm/airport-section/covid-19-form

  • Can the health declaration form be completed online?
  • No

  • Please provide a weblink to the health declaration information/form

  • Are passengers required to undergo a test for COVID-19 before starting their journey?
  • Yes

  • Please provide details and/or supporting weblinks
  • https://www.zacl.co.zm/application/files/2416/1096/7709/GUIDELINES_AND_MEASURES_AT_ZAMBIAN_INTERNATIONAL_AIRPORTS_18TH_JAN_2021.pdf

  • Are passengers required to carry a test certificate?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests or screening?
  • Yes

  • Provide details: What type of screening is required? By whom is the screening conducted? Is screening for all passengers or for specific airlines?
  • All passengers will have to undergo rapid assessment using a Thermal Scanner. Visual observations for respiratory signs ad symptoms suggestive of COVID !9 will also be conducted by Port Health Officers .

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for international departures?
  • Yes

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for domestic departures?
  • Yes

  • Is the public (non-passengers) restricted from entering the public areas of the airport (e.g. departures, arrivals hall)?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Access into the concourse by members of the public other than passengers and staff is not prohibited but merely restricted to avoid crowding. Members of the public may be granted access if warranted

  • Are exceptions made for accompanying persons assisting minors traveling alone or persons with disabilities, including those with reduced mobility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • One person is allowed to accompany a travelling minor or a person with disabilities. Airport personnel are also available to render help.

  • Does the airport provide self-service kiosks for printing boarding pass and bag tag?
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Does the airport implement a sanitization process for kiosk touch screens to enable the disinfection of the screen between each use?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Sanitising stations have been placed besides the kiosks to enable passengers sanitise hands before and after using the kiosk. the Kiosks are also sanitised at regular intervals between use.

  • Is the access to airport checkpoint security touchless/does it reduce the need for document exchange/handling?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Document verification by security is done with the passenger holding the documents him/herself. The verifier avoids having contact with the documents as much as possible.

  • Is the airport boarding process touchless i.e. biometric or e-gates?
  • No

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  • Are e-gates available at immigration entry points?
  • No

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  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests on arrival?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Not all passengers undergo the test but a random selection is made from the passengers considering that all are to produce negative SARS CoV-2 PCR test result

  • Are passengers required to quarantine on arrival at the airport?
  • No

  • If airport-quarantine does the passenger bear hotel and other related costs, e.g. meals, transportation, etc.?
  • No

  • Provide details:
  • Passengers aren't required to quarantine at the airport on arrival.

  • What, if any, protocols and precautions are in place for arriving passengers who are exiting the landside area?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Passengers are required to adhere to recommended COVID 19 prevention measures and check in daily with call centre at the Zambia National Public health Institute ( ZNPHI) indicating health status.

  • Are drivers/meeters and greeters allowed to meet arriving passengers inside the terminal building?
  • No

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  • Are there any specific measures for drivers/meeters and greeters meeting/collecting arriving passengers? (e.g., subject to health screening)
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Are there any special pick-up or curbside arrangements in place?
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Is physical distancing required or recommended in airport?
  • Yes

  • What is the required physical distance?
  • 1.2 meters

  • Are there spacing marks on floors to guide passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Social distancing stickers are placed at all queuing points

  • Are physical distancing rules in place for elevators, escalators, and moving walkways?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Information is placed besides the escalator

  • Are limitations set for number of passengers on airport public ground transportation, e.g. shuttle busses, airport transit systems, etc.?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • shuttle bus capacity was reduced with reference to 1.2 meters socisl distancing

  • Are passengers required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide face coverings?
  • No

  • Can face coverings be purchased at the airport?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Face Masks are provided by the airport as part of PPE and all staff are required to Mask at all times in public areas

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Are passenger-facing staff subject to health screening?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Temperature Checks and visual screening is done before commencing duties by Port Health Officers .

  • What special COVID-19 cleaning/sterilization measures has the airport implemented? Provide details for areas such as restrooms, boarding areas, dining areas, etc.?
  • - Standard Operating Procedures have been developed for cleaning/sterilization of airport common /shared facilities. - Disinfectants are readily available in common areas and common contact areas are disinfected frequently during the course of duty and before handing over/taking over a shift. - The contracted cleaning company routinely disinfects open common areas

  • Has the airport implemented physical distancing detection technology?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Has seating been adapted to support physical distancing in the following areas?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • lounges, restaurants, departure halls etc have social distancing stickers on seats which are less than 1.2 meters apart. in some areas, some seats have been removed to allow for 1.2 meter social distancing

  • Does the airport provide signage and announcements via PA system to encourage physical distancing measures in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Signage is placed around public areas and reminders on adherence to COVID 19infection prevention measures are made VIA the P.A system

  • Does the airport provide hand-sanitizing stations?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Sanitising stations are placed randomly around concourse and strategically at all queuing points . They are also placed at all entry points into the terminal building

  • Is there a medical clinic located in or near the airport terminal/facility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • First Aid Clinic fully operated by Ministry of Health is within the terminal building.

  • Does the airport provide a helpline to report COVID-19 concerns?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Does the airport app, airlines app, or other third-party apps provide wayfinding indoor maps for passengers?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Is there any mechanism, such as social media or mobile apps, to disseminate information to the travelling public?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Zambia Airports App, Facebook and twitter and Instagram

  • Are there any other particular processes in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility (wheelchair) or passengers with disabilities?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Physically challenged passengers are assisted by the Customer Service Staff for mobility under minimum PPE of face masks.

  • Does the airport provide self-service dining options, where passengers have limited contact with retail, food and beverage staff?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Contact on retail items is limited to shop owners and food from all restaurants is served by the restaurant staff.

  • Does the airport have a ventilation filtration system that recycles air on a regular basis?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • The airport has an HVAC which takes out air as well as an air conditioning system . The conditioners have a part which filters and recycles air regularly

  • Does the airport offer any staff training program, relating to health or COVID-19?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Training is continuous whenever there is new information from Ministry of Health/ WHO