Bujumbura International Airport

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Bujumbura International Airport

Aéroport international de Bujumbura
Bujumbura airport - Flickr - Dave Proffer.jpg
Airport typePublic
ServesBujumbura, Burundi
Elevation AMSL2,582 ft / 787 m
Coordinates03°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 (2017)
Passengers (arrivals)131, 477[1]

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

Opened in 1952, the airport turned 65 years old on December 5th 2017.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

As of December 2018, the following airlines maintain regular scheduled service to Bujumbura International Airport:[2]


Air Tanzania Dar es Salaam, Kigoma[3]
Brussels Airlines Brussels1
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Kigali
Kenya Airways Kigali, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
RwandAir Kigali

Note1: Brussels Airlines' outbound flights stop in Entebbe, while all inbound flights are nonstop. The airline does not have traffic rights to transport passengers solely between Bujumbura and Entebbe.


Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Addis Ababa, Kigali[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Burundi tourist arrivals: are they improving?". eTN. 11 September 2014. Retrieved 21 September 2014.
  2. ^ MENAFN. "Qatar, Uganda Agree To Update Air Service Agreement". menafn.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  3. ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/279639/air-tanzania-resumes-entebbe-bujumbura-service-from-late-august-2018/
  4. ^ Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Schedule Archived 11 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine

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