Non-stop flights to Lubumbashi (FBM)
Lubumbashi International Airport is the third largest airport in Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is an international airport. In total there are 8 airports around the world that have direct flights to Lubumbashi, spread around 8 cities in 5 countries. Currently, there are 3 domestic flights to Lubumbashi.
Lubumbashi is mainly known for sightseeing & culture.
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This month, there are 151 flights arriving at Lubumbashi Airport, which are 35 flights per week or 5 flights per day.
The most frequently departed flights to Lubumbashi are routes from Kinshasa (FIH) in Democratic Republic of the Congo and Johannesburg (JNB) in South Africa. These two routes together are operated 87 times this month, and make up for 58% of all monthly arrivals at Lubumbashi International Airport.
The longest flight to Lubumbashi FBM is departing from Addis Ababa (ADD). This non-stop flight takes around 4 hours and covers a distance of 1,618 miles (2,604 km).
List of all direct flights to Lubumbashi
Below you can find a list of all cities and countries that have direct flights to Lubumbashi, ordered by popularity.
Airlines flying to Lubumbashi
Currently, there are 4 airlines that fly to Lubumbashi. Most flights to Lubumbashi are operated by Congo Airways, as they connect 4 airports to FBM. Below you can find the list of airlines that operate all FBM flights:
Business class flights to Lubumbashi
There are 7 airports that have flights to Lubumbashi in Business Class. All airports that offer business class flights to FBM are listed below:
International flights to Lubumbashi
Flights from Ethiopia to Lubumbashi
Addis Ababa is the only city in Ethiopia with direct flights to Lubumbashi. From Addis Ababa, direct flights are offered by Ethiopian Airlines (Star Alliance). This route is recently announced though, and not operational yet. It will start in March 2021.
Flights from Kenya to Lubumbashi
In Kenya, the only airport that has a direct connection to Lubumbashi is Nairobi. From Nairobi, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).
Flights from Malawi to Lubumbashi
There is 1 airport in Malawi that has a direct connection to Lubumbashi, which is Lilongwe. From Lilongwe, direct flights are offered by Ethiopian Airlines (Star Alliance).
Flights from South Africa to Lubumbashi
In South Africa, the only airport that has a direct connection to Lubumbashi is Johannesburg. From Johannesburg, you can fly non-stop with Airlink or Congo Airways.
Flights from Zambia to Lubumbashi
Ndola is the only city in Zambia with direct flights to Lubumbashi. From Ndola, you can fly non-stop with Ethiopian Airlines (Star Alliance) or Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).
Domestic flights to Lubumbashi
Flights from Democratic Republic of the Congo to Lubumbashi
There are 3 airports in Democratic Republic of the Congo that have non-stop domestic flights to Lubumbashi.
From Kalemie, Kananga and Kinshasa, all direct flights to Lubumbashi are operated by Congo Airways.
Alternative airports near Lubumbashi
Flying to an alternative airport near Lubumbashi could give you other options to reach your destination. For example, the possibility to fly with a different airline or alliance, or finding a cheaper airfare. For this reason, alternative airports near to Lubumbashi (FBM) are listed below. The closest alternative airports are Solwezi (SLI) and Mansa (MNS).
Frequently asked questions - FAQ
How many airports are there in Lubumbashi?
There is 1 airport in Lubumbashi: Lubumbashi International Airport (FBM).
What is the best airport to fly into Lubumbashi?
The most convenient airport to fly into Lubumbashi is Lubumbashi International Airport (FBM).
How many airlines fly to Lubumbashi?
There are 4 airlines flying to Lubumbashi from 8 airports around the world, as of March 2021.
Which airlines fly to Lubumbashi?
Congo Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways operate most flights to Lubumbashi. To get a full overview of all operating airlines, please use the airline filter.
Which alliances are flying to Lubumbashi?
Star Alliance and SkyTeam are currently the only two alliances that operate flights to Lubumbashi.
How many nonstop flights are there to Lubumbashi?
There are roughly 151 flights arriving at Lubumbashi every month (or 35 flights each week), from a total of 8 airports worldwide.
What is the official name of Lubumbashi Airport?
The official name of Lubumbashi Airport is Lubumbashi International Airport.
What is the airport code of Lubumbashi Airport?
The airport code of Lubumbashi Airport is FBM.
What are the most popular flights to Lubumbashi?
Kinshasa, Johannesburg and Addis Ababa are the 3 most popular routes to Lubumbashi. For a complete overview of all flight routes to Lubumbashi, please use our flight map.