Kinshasa airport (FIH)

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.


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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: 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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Accommodation near Kinshasa airport (FIH)

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.

Les Béatitudes Hôtel (14.6 km/9.1 miles)
Hotel Everest (17.1 km/10.6 miles)
Flat Alpha (17.1 km/10.6 miles)
Hotel Finesse (17.2 km/10.7 miles)
Hotel Fortune (17.3 km/10.7 miles)


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Public and private transportation

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 (painted blue and yellow) 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.


Car rental agencies

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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Parking services at Kinshasa airport (FIH)

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


Facilities for passengers with special needs

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

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Latest updates: July 21, 2019