Bujumbura airport (BJM)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

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:
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Air Tanzania, Brussels Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Jambojet, Kenya Airways, RwandAir.
Annual passenger traffic: 130,000 passengers went through it during 2017.
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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What services does Bujumbura airport (BJM) facilities include

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-


Accommodation near Bujumbura airport (BJM)

Some of the accommodations you can find nearby are:

Saint Blaise Hotel (3.1 km/1.9 miles)
Hí´tel Club du Lac Tanganyika (3.3 km/2.1 miles)
Nonara Beach Resort (3.4 km/2.1 miles)
Hotel Kangaroo (6.2 km/3.9 miles)
Roca Golf Hotel (7.2 km/4.5 miles)


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Public and private transportation

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.


Car rental agencies

There are no car rental agencies within the airport. Booking in advanced is recommended.


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Parking services at Bujumbura airport (BJM)

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

Facilities for passengers with special needs

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

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Latest updates: October 14, 2019