Bujumbura International Airport
Melchior NDADAYE International Airport (IATA: BJM, ICAO: HBBA) is an airport in Bujumbura, the former capital of Burundi. It is Burundi's only international airport and the only one with a paved runway.
Melchior NDADAYE International Airport
Aéroport international Melchior NDADAYE
|Elevation AMSL||2,582 ft / 787 m|
Location of Airport in Burundi
Placement on map is approximate
The airport was opened in 1952. From 1 July 2019, the airport was renamed Melchior NDADAYE International Airport in tribute to the Hero of Democracy, the first democratically elected president in Burundi in 1993 and murdered the same year (21 October) after just three months of governance.
Airlines and destinations
|Air Tanzania||Dar es Salaam, Kigoma|
|Ethiopian Airlines||Addis Ababa, Kigali|
|Kenya Airways||Kigali, Nairobi–Jomo Kenyatta|
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- "Qatar, Uganda Agree To Update Air Service Agreement". menafn.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
- "Air Tanzania resumes Entebbe / Bujumbura service from late-August 2018". Routesonline.
- Liu, Jim. "Uganda Airlines resumes operation from late-Aug 2019". Routesonline. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
- Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Schedule Archived 11 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
- Airport information for HBBA at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.