Uganda is a landlocked country. Air Transport is therefore of strategic importance to the nation as it guarantees an alternative gateway to the rest of the world. It provides the most efficient and quickest transport means to and from Uganda. The country’s perishable high value commodities like fish, flower, fruits and vegetables are exported by air. The development of a safe, efficient and reliable air transport industry is thus among government’s priority programmes.
Uganda has one international airport, Entebbe International Airport, which is located about 40 kilometres South West of Kampala City. It lies astride the equator, for which reason it has often been described as the airport on the Equator. It also borders Africa’s biggest fresh water lake, Lake Victoria.
The Civil Aviation Authority welcomes visitors at the airport and provides a package of services for the benefit of visitors who go through the airport.
The country has the following domestic airstrips:
The country has the following airfields:
Air transport in Uganda has been summarised to include the following
- Entebbe International Airport
- Services and Facilities at the Airport
- Airlines with Offices
- Accommodation around Airports
- Passenger and Cargo
- Domestic Airport
- Airlines Operating at Entebbe Airport