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Paramaribo Airport

Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport (PBM)


Paramaribo 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.


Local time is GMT -3 hours.

Car rental

Avis, Budget, Europcar, and Ross Rental Cars, among others, operate booths at the airport.

Airport Taxis

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.



Free wifi is available at the airport.

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