Country guides South & Central America
Airports in Suriname
Paramaribo Airport is located in the town of Zanderij, 28 miles (45km) south of Paramaribo.
Paramaribo Airport (PBM)
LocationParamaribo Airport is located in the town of Zanderij, 28 miles (45km) south of Paramaribo.
Getting to the city
Buses run from the airport into Paramaribo and take about an hour. Minibuses are also available but can be hot and crowded with luggage.
TimeLocal time is GMT -3 hours.
Avis, Budget, Europcar, and Ross Rental Cars, among others, operate booths at the airport.
Taxis can be found outside the terminal. The experience of hiring one can be a bit chaotic as the drivers compete for fares.
Facilities are limited at this airport but travellers will find a few shops and eateries, a bank, and tourist information services.
Limited undercover parking is available for hourly, daily, and monthly rates.