Lubumbashi International Airport

Lubumbashi International Airport (FBM)


The airport is located six miles (10km) outside of Lubumbashi city centre.

Getting to the city

Travellers flying to Lubumbashi should ask their hotel or host to arrange a driver to meet them at the airport. The airport is close to the N1 highway, which runs through the centre of the city.


GMT +2.

Car rental

Crown car hire is available at the airport with the option of chauffeur driven vehicles.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are generally available at the airport, but it is not considered safe to use them and foreigners are often drastically overcharged.


The facilities at the airport are very limited.

Lubumbashi International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.