Jinja Airport

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Jinja Airport
Airport type Civilian and military
Owner Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda
Serves Jinja, Uganda
Elevation AMSL 3,840 ft / 1,170 m
Coordinates 0°27′09″N 33°11′35″E / 0.45250°N 33.19306°E / 0.45250; 33.19306Coordinates: 0°27′09″N 33°11′35″E / 0.45250°N 33.19306°E / 0.45250; 33.19306
JIN is located in Uganda
Location of airport in Uganda
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 1,494 4,902 Tarmac
Sources: SkyVector Aeronautical Charts[1]

Jinja Airport (IATA: JIN, ICAO: HUJI) 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.[2]

Jinja Airport is one of twelve upcountry airports that are administered by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority.[3]

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  1. ^ "Aeronautical chart showing HUJI with elevation and runway length". SkyVector. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Distance between Entebbe Airport () and Jinja () (Uganda)". distancecalculator.globefeed.com. Retrieved 2018-08-29. 
  3. ^ "Aerodromes". Uganda Civil Aviation Authority. Archived from the original on 2010-02-16. 

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