Kinshasa airport (FIH)

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N'Djili Airport, also known as Kinshasa International Airport and opened in 1953, is the largest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It operates with domestic destinations and international flights within Africa and Europe.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open between 6:00 am and 0:00 am.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 770,000 passengers went through it in 2014.
Tel: +243 123 0090. There is an information booth in the central hall.


Kinshasa airport is located 25 km (15 miles) to the southeast of the city of the same name.

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Avis (Tel +243 857 777 766) has a car rental office inside the terminal, open Mondays through Fridays between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm and Saturdays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.


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There are no hotels inside the grounds. The closest accommodations are located inside the city, but some of them operate shuttle services to and from the airport. La Bonne Auberge (Tel +243 810 282 034), Hotel Aime Palace (Tel +243 815 983 847), Hotel Marguerite (Tel +243 998 386 650), Flat Hotel Kandolo (Tel +243 999 932 719), Hotel Inter Matonge (Tel +243 813 695 473), Hôtel La Crèche (Tel +243 991 597 592), Hotel Renaissance Jumeaux (Tel +243 853 648 919), Star Hotel (Tel +243 895 132 159), Hotel Everest (Tel +243 829 243 160), Africana Palace (Tel +243 825 616 958).


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The airport has a bank (8:30 am to 3:30 pm), ATMs, post office, VIP lounges and mobile phone services. The Suite is found opposite the Brussels Airlines boarding gates and opens from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm and from 5:00 pm until the last flight of the day; it offers a selection of snacks and refreshments, workstations, Wi-Fi, TV, newspapers and magazines, tablets (access with Miles & More HON Circle or Senator membership, first or business class passengers from Brussels Airlines and Star Alliance airlines, Star Alliance Gold members).

Food and Drinks- There is a restaurant in the public area and a coffee shop in the Departures Hall.
Shopping- Duty-free items in the International Departures area, clothing, jewellery, accessories, souvenirs.
Baggage- The lost and found office is situated in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +243 990 003 002) and operates from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm and from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Other Services- Dispensary, travel agencies.


Bus - Line 15 from Transco (Tel +243 817 121 623) links the enclosure with Kinkole, Kingasani, Pascal, Masina Sans Fil and Debon-Homme. More information

Taxi - There are authorized cabs outside the terminal. It is advised to agree on a fare with the driver before departing. The trip to the city centre takes around 60 minutes.


There is a parking area in front of the terminal building.


Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should arrange the proper services with their travel agency or airline before their arrival.