About the airport About Kinshasa N'Djili Airport

Kinshasa N'Djili International Airport was built in 1958 and is the largest of the four international airports located in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • Terminal: International Terminal

Lounges Lounges 

Welcome to The Suite.

  • Location: The Suite is located in the main terminal, opposite the Brussels Airlines gates.
  • Access: for more information about access to the lounge, please refer to our Lounge section

Public Transport Public transport

  • Distance from the city: 25 km - about one hour time in taxi
  • Public transports: taxis are at your disposal - please be aware that heavy traffic jams to the airport are common in Kinshasa

Lost and found Lost and found

  • Location: the Lost&Found counter is located at the arrival hall of the new terminal. Please note that an alternate Lost&Found counter is located in our city office
  • Opening hours: Monday - Sunday from 09:00 to 12:30 and from 13:00 to 16:30 (city office) and from 16:00 to 22:00 (airport). 
  • Phone: 00243 99 000 3002
  • Baggage tracing: for baggage tracing, please refer to our Baggage Tracing section

Or contact our global baggage info centre via +32 2 723 23 62 (daily between 9h00 – 19h00 CET)

Check-in times Latest check-in time

  • Economy: 75 minutes prior to departure
  • Business: 75 minutes prior to departure

Baggage drop-off points close 75 minutes prior to departure (for passengers who check in online and travel with checked baggage).

Please note that the check-in counter at Kinshasa N’Djili airport will be closed strictly at 1h15min prior to departure. This means that as from that time on, only guests who have completed the immigration process, or guests who are already in the immigration queue to do so, will be accepted on board.
The immigration desks are open as from 17:00 and we recommend that you be at N’Djili airport 3 hours before departure in order to finalise or complete the pre-departure formalities before the 1hr 15min deadline mentioned above. Please note that even if you have checked in using our city check-in service, this deadline by which you have to complete your pre-departure formalities is still applicable. 

Ticketing Ticketing office

Kinshasa - Airport

  • Ticket office type
  • Address
N'Djili International Airport
First floor, mezzanine
  • Opening hours
Monday - Sunday: 16:00 - 22:00

Kinshasa - City

  • Ticket office type
  • Address
33, Boulevard du 30 juin, Kinshasa
  • Opening hours
Monday - Sunday 09:00 – 12:30; 13:00 – 16:30
  • Phones
+243 99 60 17 000
  • Email