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.


GMT +2.

Car rental

Car hire facilities are available.

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.