Jinja Airport

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Jinja Airport
Airport typePublic/Military
OwnerCivil Aviation Authority of Uganda
ServesJinja, Uganda
Elevation AMSL3,840 ft / 1,170 m
Coordinates0°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 1,688 5,538 Unpaved
Sources: SkyVector[1] Google Maps[2]

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.[3]

Jinja Airport is one of twelve upcountry airports that are administered by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority.[4]

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  1. ^ "Jinja National Airport". SkyVector. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Jinja Airport". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Distance between Entebbe Airport () and Jinja () (Uganda)". distancecalculator.globefeed.com. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  4. ^ "Aerodromes". Uganda Civil Aviation Authority. Archived from the original on 2010-02-16.

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