Bujumbura airport (BJM)

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Bujumbura International Airport, opened on December 5, 1952, is the busiest in Burundi and operates with flights to different destinations in Africa and Europe, especially Belgium.

Official Website: bujumburainternational.com
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Brussels Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, RwandAir.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 89,000 passengers went through it during 2013.
Tel: +257 223 707. Flight information: +257 223 797.


Bujumbura airport is located 11 km (6 miles) northwest from the city centre.

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Some of the accommodations you can find nearby are: Hôtel Club du Lac Tanganyika (Tel +257 2225 0220), City Hill Hotel (Tel +257 2227 7784), Hôtel de la Palmeraie (Tel +257 7860 0000), Bora Guest House (Tel +257 2227 6618), Hotel Kangaroo (Tel +257 2227 9900), Star Hotel (Tel +257 2224 8016), Clos des Limbas (Tel +257 2225 3000), Hotel Le Printemps (Tel +257 2223 0479), Roca Golf Hotel (Tel +257 2227 7100), Hôtel Source Du Nil (Tel +257 2222 5222).


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The airport has currency exchange bureaus and ATMs.

Food and Drinks- A restaurant is available inside the terminal.
Shopping- There is a small store with duty-free items.
Baggage- For enquiries about lost property, contact Tel +257 2224 6158.
Other Services-


Taxi - Ranks are located outside the Arrivals Hall and there are vehicles available to and from the city, with a trip of about 10 minutes. You will have to agree on a fare with the driver before the journey.


The parking lot inside the enclosure is situated immediately outside the terminal building.


Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agent before their arrival.