Country Profile

Republic of Burundi
(Republika y'Uburundi)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
01 July 1962
Capital City:
Total Area Ranking:
146 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
91 of 242 in the World

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Burundi History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Burundi
wikipedia: Burundi
wikipedia: History of Burundi


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Burundi.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

During the Belgian Mandate era civil aircraft based in Ruanda-Urundi used the Belgian registration sequence of OO-xxx. In 1962 the sequence BR-xxx was adopted. Upon independence in 1965, the sequence 9U-xxx was adopted.

All-time Burundi – civil aircraft register (BR-aaa 9U-aaa)
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Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Army Aviation (Armee Nationale du Burundi)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – no EMS/Rescue helicopter service
Police Aviation (Gendarmerie Nationale) – no aviation unit

Commercial Aviation

Air Burundi

wikipedia: Airlines of Burundi
The World’s Airlines: Burundi

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Burundi

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums

None at present

Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.

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