Kitgum Airport

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Kitgum Airport


HUKT is located in Uganda
Location of Kitgum Airport in Uganda
Placement on map is approximate
Airport type Civilian
Owner Kitgum Municipality
Serves Kitgum, Uganda
Location Kitgum,  Uganda
Elevation AMSL 3,048 ft / 929 m
Coordinates 03°16′43″N 32°53′24″E / 3.27861°N 32.89000°E / 3.27861; 32.89000 (Kitgum Airport)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 Unpaved

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


Kitgum Airport is located in the town of Kitgum, in Kitgum District, Acholi sub-region, in Northern Uganda. It lies in the center of town, just west of the Kitgum-Lira Road. Its location is approximately 363 kilometres (226 mi), by air, north of Entebbe International Airport, Uganda's largest civilian and military airport.[2] The geographical coordinates of this airport are 3°16′43″N 32°53′24″E / 3.27861°N 32.89000°E / 3.27861; 32.89000Coordinates: 3°16′43″N 32°53′24″E / 3.27861°N 32.89000°E / 3.27861; 32.89000.


Kitgum Airport is a small civilian airport that serves the town of Kitgum and the surrounding areas of Kitgum District. As of August 2011, the airport is not under the administration of the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority.[3] The airport has a single unpaved runway, whose exact dimensions are unknown as of August 2011. Kitgum Airport is situated at 929 metres (3,048 ft) above sea level.[4]

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