Bujumbura International Airport

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Bujumbura International Airport
Aéroport international de Bujumbura
Bujumbura airport - Flickr - Dave Proffer.jpg
Airport type Public
Serves Bujumbura, Burundi
Elevation AMSL 2,582 ft / 787 m
Coordinates 03°19′26″S 029°19′07″E / 3.32389°S 29.31861°E / -3.32389; 29.31861Coordinates: 03°19′26″S 029°19′07″E / 3.32389°S 29.31861°E / -3.32389; 29.31861
Website bujumburainternational.com
BJM is located in Burundi
Location of Airport in Burundi
Placement on map is approximate
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 11,811 3,600 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers (arrivals) 89,104[1]

Bujumbura International Airport (IATA: BJMICAO: HBBA) is an airport in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. It is Burundi's only international airport and the only one with a paved runway.

Opened in 1952, the airport was 62 years old on 5 December 2014.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

As of January 2016, the following airlines maintain regular scheduled service to Bujumbura International Airport:[2]


Airlines Destinations
Brussels Airlines Brussels1
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Kigali
Kenya Airways Kigali, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
RwandAir Kigali

Note: 1: Brussels Airlines' outbound flights stop in Kigali, while all inbound flights are nonstop.[3] The airline does not have traffic rights to transport passengers solely between Bujumbura and Kigali.


Airlines Destinations
Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Addis Ababa, Kigali[4]

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