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Cheap Flights to Kinshasa N'djili Airport

Cheap Flights to Kinshasa N'djili Airport

Located approximately 25 kilometres to the south-east of Kinshasa's city centre near the N'djili River, Kinshasa N'djili Airport (FIH) is the principal gateway to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The facility, which is also known as Kinshasa International Airport, consists of a single terminal building that handles upwards of one million passengers annually. Skyscanner's flight search can help you find the lowest airfare on flights to Kinshasa Airport. If your travel date is flexible, try using the Whole Month search filter to compare airfares across an entire month.

Best Time to Fly to Kinshasa N'djili Airport

The Congo experiences an equatorial climate with four distinct seasons. A dry season, which runs from May to September; the wet season, which begins in October and ends in December, a short dry season, from early January to late February; and a short wet season from early March to late April. You can avoid the rainiest months by booking your trip during the peak tourist season (May to September), but airfares and hotel prices are especially high at this time of year. Travelling in January or February is your best bet if you want to save on airfare while enjoying beautiful weather in Kinshasa.

Airlines That Fly to Kinshasa N'dili Airport

Kinshasa N'djili Airport is connected to several European airports by over a dozen international airlines. Among the airlines providing connecting service to the airport are Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, and WestJet. Currently, there are no direct flights from Canadian cities to Kinshasa. A full list of airports offering service to Kinshasa N'djili Airport can be found on this page.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

Kinshasa International Airport can be very crowded during the high season and during holidays; if you're travelling during these times and have a connecting flight, you'll want to give yourself plenty of time to get through the airport. Ground transport to Kinshasa's city centre is provided by taxis, minibuses, and several car rental agencies that operate out of the airport.

Airport Facilities

Facilities are limited at Kinshasa Airport, but arriving travellers will still find a decent selection of food concessions at the airport. They include a small cafeteria operated by the Regie des Voies Adrienne, which is located in the terminal's Airside and serves chicken, sausages, and floppy fries, as well as a selection of local beverages. There are also two paid airport lounges: the Okapi Lounge and the VIP Commercial Lounge. ATMs are located in the International Arrivals concourse, next to the "Rotunde." Free WiFi is only available in the airport lounges.

What to See and Do in Kinshasa

Kinshasa's main attractions are its bustling marketplaces, various restaurants, and unique craft shops, but there's still plenty of history and culture to discovering the city -- whether it's visiting the Democratic Republic of the Congo's parliament building or glimpsing the palace of the president in the modern suburb of Cité de l'OUA. Other points of interest in Kinshasa are the Academie des Beaux Arts (Academy of Fine Arts), Symphonies Naturelles park, and the Bonobo Nursery Sanctuary. Need a place to stay in the city? Skyscanner's hotel search can help you find comfortable, affordable accommodations in Kinshasa.

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