Sleeping in Airports

Lubumbashi Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Lubumbashi Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Airport Overview

Lubumbashi airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Lubumbashi Airport.

What to Expect

The small terminal at Lubumbashi Airport handles a few regional routes. We are unable to confirm whether eateries or shops are available, so plan ahead and bring snacks. WiFi is accessible inside the airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for location and access information.

Where to Sleep

We have no reviews from travellers who have slept at this airport. If you’ve visited recently, write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Lubumbashi Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel Planet Hollybum – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Lubumbashi – (12 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Park Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Lubumbashi Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Lubumbashi Airport inside the lounge. At the time of this update, we did not have information about WiFi elsewhere in the terminal. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airlines

As of January 2019, Lubumbashi airport is served by the following airlines: Congo Airways • Ethiopian Airlines • Kenya Airways • South African Express.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Information currently unavailable.

Last updated: 2019-01-03

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.