Kinshasa Airport - N'Djili Airport (FIH)

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Kinshasa Airport (IATA: FIH, ICAO: FZAA), officially known as N'djili International Airport, is the airport serving the city of Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The N'djili is a river nearby the airport. The airport is located approximately 25 km southeast of Kinshasa city centre.


To go and come back from the FIH airport to downtown Kinshasa is about an hour by road. Kinshasa airport is the busiest international airport in the country. It serves as a hub for the regional airline Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation.

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At the airport operate more than 10 airlines with domestic and international flights. The busiest airlines is Congo Airlines managing flights with seven different destinations.
At Kinshasa airport there is one runway (06/24) and the airport can handle 1 million passengers per year.


In June 2015 it was opened a new international terminal.

This new facility can handle up to 500 passengers at rush hour and it has a capacity to handle 1 million passenger per year.

The current building structure has maintained the old one. Spaces have been added on the landside welcoming check-in and arrival halls.

The airport has also a new control tower.  

Facilities and Services

At N'Djili airport there are 2 banks that have offices in the airport, ATM’s machine available in the International Terminal, next to the "Rotonde". Passengers may notice that although the national currency is the Franc Congolais, US dollars are used as the main currency. There are also lounges to all passengers that request the service. WiFi and internet kiosks are not available at this airport (Internet is only available at the VIP lounges).

There are no hotels near the airport.  


The airport is 25 km away from Kinshasa city.

The best method of transportation to go and come back to the airport is by taxi.


- Taxis: Taxis wait to all passengers outside the terminal. Please, before pick off one taxi, we recommend you to ask to the taxi driver the fees to your destination and which is the method of payment (if cash or credit card are accepted). We strongly recommend you to pick up an authorized taxi at the airport.

Kinshasa airport in numbers

- It is located 25 km away from Kinshasa city

- It has one runway

- It has one new terminal

- It operates with more than 10 airlines

- It can handle 1M passengers annually  


Contact information

Address: Kinshasa, Congo (DRC)

Phone: +243 12 6131