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
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. The airport is Burundi's only international airport and the country's only airport with a paved runway.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

As of May 2015, the following airlines maintain regular scheduled service to Bujumbura International Airport:[2]


Airlines Destinations
Brussels Airlines Brussels1
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Kigali
flydubai Dubai-International, Entebbe[3]
Kenya Airways Kigali, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
RwandAir Kigali


1: Currently, Brussels Airlines' outbound flights from Bujumbura to Brussels stop in Nairobi, while all inbound flights are nonstop. However, starting October 25, 2015, Brussels Airlines will no longer serve Nairobi; at this time, all outbound flights will stop in Kigali, while all inbound flights will continue to operate nonstop.[4] The airline does not have traffic rights to transport passengers solely between Bujumbura and Nairobi and will not have rights for the Bujumbura to Kigali sector.


Airlines Destinations
Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Addis Ababa, Kigali[5]
Silverback Cargo Freighters Addis Ababa, Dubai-International, Jeddah, Johannesburg-OR Tambo

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