Airport and Airfields

Entebbe International Airport

Upgrade of Entebbe International It is soon going to be a world-class airport.

So far 70.21% of the upgrading work is complete.

Development of Hoima International Airport. Construction of phase one of the airport. The rest of the works will be completed in 2023. However, the works were halted due to the COVID–19 pandemic.
Uganda Airlines was revived and commenced flights. We procured four CRJ900 Bombardier aircraft. Two Airbus aircraft (A330). Eight regional offices were established (Mogadishu, Juba, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Bujumbura, Kilimanjaro, Mombasa and Zanzibar). Unfortunately, the airline’s operations were suspended due to the COVID-19 lockdown. But even then, it enabled the return of all Ugandans who were stranded abroad.

Operations resumed after the easing of the lockdown and the reopening of Entebbe International Airport in October 2020.

The government upgraded Arua Airfield from an aerodrome to a category 4C airport. Phase one included construction of a new runway, taxiways and apron; new cargo centre, new terminal complex, control tower, fire station and administration block.

Construction of the apron and associated taxiways:

Phase one has been completed, phase two work is ongoing and 96% of it is complete. Perimeter fencing of Arua Airfield — work is ongoing and 56% complete. Progress is expected to be swift after resolving land compensation issues.

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Moyo Airfield

Moyo Airfield is located in the town of Moyo, Moyo District, West Nile sub-region, in Northern Uganda, close to the International border with South Sudan. Its location is approximately 406 kilometres (252 mi), by air, north of Entebbe International Airport, the country’s largest civilian and military airport. The geographic coordinates of this airport are 3°38′56″N 31°45′52″ECoordinates: 3°38′56″N 31°45′52″E.

Moyo Airfield is a small civilian airfield that serves the town of Moyo. As of August 2011, the airfield is not yet under the administration of the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority. Moyo Airfield is situated 3,100 feet (940 m) above sea level. The airfield has a single unpaved runway which measures 4,260 feet (1,300 m) long.

Kabalega International Airport

Kabalega International Airport is under construction in Hoima, Uganda. It is part of the infrastructure under construction as Uganda prepares to develop its nascent petroleum industry. When completed, it would be Uganda’s second international airport, besides Entebbe International Airport. The new airport is expected to facilitate mobilization of equipment for construction of the Uganda Oil Refinery and assist in the development of agriculture and tourism in Uganda’s Western Region.


Kabalega Airport is located in Kabaale Parish, Buseruka sub-county, Hoima District in the Western Region of Uganda, near the Kaiso-Tonya oil fields and the Uganda Oil Refinery. The air distance between the general area where the airport is being built and Entebbe International Airport, Uganda’s largest civilian and military airport, is about 200 kilometres (124 mi). Kabaale International Airport sits on 29 square kilometres (11 sq mi). The location of Hoima International Airport is approximately 51 kilometres (32 mi), by road, to the west of the city of Hoima.The elevation of Kabaale Village is 1,070 metres (3,510 ft), above mean sea level.

Kasese Airfield

The airport is located in the town of Kasese, Kasese District, in the Western Region of Uganda, at the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains and close to the international border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is approximately 261 kilometres (162 mi), by air, west of Entebbe International Airport, the country’s largest civilian and military airport.The coordinates of Kasese Airport are: 0°11’27.0″N, 30°06’10.0″E (Latitude:0.190825; Longitude:30.102786).

Kasese Airport is one of the 47 airports in the country. It is one of the twelve upcountry airports under the administration of the Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda (CAA). It is one of the five upcountry airports that are authorized to handle cross-border air traffic from member countries of the East African Community, as part of efforts to promote tourism within eastern Africa. Kasese Airport receives daily domestic flights from Murchison Falls National Park, Entebbe International Airport and Kajjansi Airfield, which are frequently used by tourists to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park.

The airport which sits at an altitude of 959 metres (3,146 ft), above sea level, has a single grass runway that measures 1,600 metres (5,249 ft) long and is 30 metres (98 ft) wide.

Pakuba Airfield

Pakuba Airfield is an airfield serving Pakuba and Murchison Falls National Park in the Nwoya District of northern Uganda.

The airport is operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda. It is one of the five upcountry airports that are authorized to handle cross-border air traffic from member countries of the East African Community, as part of efforts to promote tourism within eastern Africa. Pakuba Airfield receives daily domestic flights from Entebbe International Airport and Kajjansi Airfield, which are primarily used by tourists to visit Murchison Falls National Park, as well as connecting to Kidepo Valley National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Pakuba Airfield is approximately 275 kilometres (171 mi) by air north-west of Entebbe International Airport, the country’s largest civilian and military airport.

It is 15 kilometres (9 miles) north-west of Bugungu Airstrip and 72 kilometres (45 miles) west of Chobe Safari Lodge Airport, which are also within Murchison Falls National Park.

Jinja Airfield

Jinja Airport is a small civilian and military airport in Uganda. It serves the town of Jinja in Jinja District, Busoga, Eastern Region. It is adjacent to the Uganda Senior Command and Staff College of the Uganda People’s Defence Force at Kimaka, a suburb of Jinja. It is approximately 94 kilometres (58 mi) east of Entebbe International Airport, the country’s largest airport.

Jinja Airport is one of twelve upcountry airports that are administered by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority.

Mbarara Airfield

Mbarara Airport is a civilian airport that serves the town of Mbarara in Ankole sub-region, Uganda. It is one of 12 upcountry airports administered by the Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda. The airport was originally named Nyakisharara Airport.

The airport is approximately 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) north-west of Mbarara, on the road to Bwizibwera and Ibanda.

The runway length includes gravelled overruns of 190 and 85 metres (623 and 279 ft) on the east and west ends respectively.

Kajjansi Airfield

Kajjansi Airfield  is an airfield serving Kajjansi, a town in the Central Region of Uganda.

The airfield is approximately 29 kilometres (18 mi), by road, north-east of Entebbe International Airport, Uganda’s largest airport,and 17 kilometres (11 mi) south of the central business district of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city.The geographical location of the airfield are:0°12’01.0″N, 32°33’00.0″E (Latitude:0.200278; Longitude:32.550000). Kajjansi Airfield sits at an elevation of 1,141 metres (3,743 ft) above mean sea level. Kajjansi is located in the southern portion of the Kampala conurbation. The airport has one unpaved runway 14/32, which is 1,150 metres (3,773 ft) long..The runway is east of the Kampala–Entebbe Road, bordering marshland near the shore of Lake Victoria.Aircraft at Kajjansi Airfield. The airfield is owned and operated by Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), an international Christian humanitarian relief and development organisation. In the mid-2010s, the Christian engineering charity Engineering Ministries International (EMI) redeveloped the office building of the airfield. The new office building became the headquarters of both MAF Uganda and EMI East Africa. Kajjansi Airfield is also the operations base for Kampala Aeroclub and Flight Training Centre (KAFTC). The company operates scheduled and charter tours to three of Uganda’s national parks; Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi National Park.

The same company maintains an ICAO-recognized flight-training school that trains, tests and awards private pilots licenses. The school is sometimes referred to as Kajjansi Flying School.KAFTC also operates an aircraft maintenance facility at this airport, under the name of Kampala Aero Maintenance.

Kajjansi Airfield is also the operations base for Pangea Aviation Academy, a flight instructions academy that focuses on training pilots destined for service with the Government of Uganda, including in the UPDF Air Force, the Uganda Police Air Wing, Uganda National Airlines Company and with General Aviation, in the country and the region.

Soroti Airfield

Soroti Airport (IATA: SRT, ICAO: HUSO) is an airport serving Soroti, a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda, approximately 290 kilometres (180 mi), by road, north-east of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city. The main runway and apron are asphalt and can support aircraft up to the size of a Boeing 737, without damage to the surface. The airport is at an altitude of 3,697 feet (1,127 m), above sea level. The airport was originally built as a school for the British Overseas Airways Corporation to train their pilots in tropical flying techniques. It was later used by the East African Civil Aviation Academy to train pilots from the East African Community. As of June 2018, the airport is home to the Soroti Flying School, which has various aircraft, including a Cessna 310. The flying school provides training through instrument and multi-engine ratings. The flying school has dormitories, food service, and classrooms. There is no scheduled airline service at Soroti Airport. It is possible to get non-scheduled flights through Eagle Air UgandaIn 2017, the United States donated five refurbished Bell Huey II military helicopters, to the Uganda People’s Defence Force, to assist in the AMISOM mission. The helicopter squadron is expected to be based at Soroti.