Airports in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa International Airport

The airport is about 15 miles (24km) from Kinshasa.

Kinshasa International Airport (FIH)


The airport is about 15 miles (24km) from Kinshasa.

Getting to the city

Shuttles are available through major hotels to take travellers from the airport to the city. Travellers are advised to arrange these shuttles with their hotel prior to arrival. Taxis are available, but are not always a safe option.


GMT +1.

Car rental

Car rental services are available at the airport, but it is preferable that travellers reserve their vehicle in advance.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available but it is best for travellers to arrange a taxi through a reputable source, as unlicensed taxis can be dangerous for tourists.


The airport has a bureau de change, post office and a restaurant, but service is unreliable and sporadic.


Parking is available at the airport.

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