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Kavumu Airport (BKY)

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Elevation: 5643ft

UTC: +2 Hours

Kavumu Airport (BKY / FZMA) is located in Bukavu, the capital city of the Sud-Kivu (South Kivu) province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is situated in the eastern part of the country, close to the border with Rwanda. Bukavu is a port city situated on the banks of Lake Kivu, the largest and deepest lake in the country. It is home to a number of universities, as well as a vibrant cultural and entertainment scene. The city has a population of over one million, making it one of the largest cities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The city is also famous for its natural beauty, with lush green forests, mountains, and stunning views of Lake Kivu.

Airport Directions

To get to Kavumu Airport (BKY), the cheapest and most convenient way is by car. However, depending on your location, there may be other options. By bus, there are usually multiple daily routes from the city of Bukavu to the airport. The price of a ticket usually ranges from $2 to $5. By train, there is a daily train from Kigali in Rwanda to Bukavu which takes around seven hours. The cost of a ticket is around $20. By taxi, it is possible to hire a taxi from the city of Bukavu to the airport for around $30.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

The Kavumu Airport (BKY) currently has no scheduled passenger service, so there are no airlines operating out of it at this time. However, there are several cargo airlines that do fly to the airport, including DHL, Cargojet and Swiftair.

Airport Address

The address of Kavumu Airport (BKY) is Avenue de l’Aeroport, Commune de Kavumu, Province du Sud-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The telephone number is +243814391433, and the email address is The airport is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Airport Lost & Found

The Lost & Found Office at Kavumu Airport (BKY) is located at Avenue des Aviateurs, Building No1, Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo. The telephone number is +243 81 663 1885 and the opening hours are from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday.

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