Kakira Airport

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Kakira Airport
Airport type Private & civilian
Owner Madhvani Group
Serves Kakira, Uganda
Elevation AMSL 3,960 ft / 1,207 m
Coordinates 00°29′56″N 033°16′57″E / 0.49889°N 33.28250°E / 0.49889; 33.28250Coordinates: 00°29′56″N 033°16′57″E / 0.49889°N 33.28250°E / 0.49889; 33.28250
HUKK is located in Uganda
Location of airport in Uganda
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 1,280 4,199 Unpaved

Kakira Airport (ICAO: HUKK) is one of the 46 airports in Uganda.[1] It is in Kakira, Jinja District, Eastern Region. The geographic coordinates of this airport are 00 degrees, 29 minutes, 56 seconds north and 33 degrees, 16 minutes, 57 seconds east (latitude: 0.4990; longitude: 33.2825).[citation needed] It is approximately 107 kilometres (66 mi), by air, east of Entebbe International Airport, the country’s largest civilian and military airport.[2]

The airport is adjacent to the Kakira Sugar Factory and within the Kakira estate close to the main family residences on the Madhvani estate. It is a small private, civilian airport that serves the town of Kakira and the Madhvani Group. Its operations are privately administered and, as of December 2009, not by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority.[3]


The airport is 3,960 feet (1,207 m) above sea level and has a single paved runway that is 1,280 metres (4,199 ft) in length.[4]

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