Kisoro Airport

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Kisoro Airport
IATA: n/aICAO: n/a
Kisoro is located in Uganda
Kisoro
Kisoro
Location of Kisoro Airport in Uganda
Placement on map is approximate
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda
Serves Kisoro, Uganda
Location Kisoro,  Uganda
Elevation AMSL 6,200 ft / 1,890 m
Coordinates 01°16′48″S 29°43′09″E / 1.28000°S 29.71917°E / -1.28000; 29.71917 (Kisoro Airport)Coordinates: 01°16′48″S 29°43′09″E / 1.28000°S 29.71917°E / -1.28000; 29.71917 (Kisoro Airport)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 4,300 1,300 Tarmac

Kisoro Airport (IATA: n/aICAO: n/a) is an airport in Uganda. It is one of the forty-six (46) airports in the country.[1]

Location[edit]

Kisoro Airport, is located in extreme southwestern Uganda, approximately 343 kilometres (213 mi), by air, southwest of Entebbe International Airport, the country’s largest civilian and military airport.[2] The geographic coordinates of this airport are 01°16′48″S 29°43′09″E / 1.28000°S 29.71917°E / -1.28000; 29.71917 (Latitude:-1.280000; Longitude:+29.719167).

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Kisoro Airport is a small civilian airport that serves the town of Kisoro and nearby Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Stituated at 1,890 metres (6,200 ft) above sea level, the airport has a single paved runway, measuring 1,300 metres (4,300 ft) in length and 40 metres (130 ft) in width. Plans are underway to expand the length to 1,800 metres (5,900 ft).[3] It is one of the thirteen (13) upcountry airports that are administered by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority.[4]

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