Ruhengeri Airport

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Ruhengeri Airport
Airport type Public, Civilian
Owner Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority
Serves Ruhengeri, Rwanda
Location Ruhengeri,  Rwanda
Elevation AMSL 6,100 ft / 1,860 m
Coordinates 01°30′00″S 29°38′01″E / 1.50000°S 29.63361°E / -1.50000; 29.63361 (Ruhengeri Airport)
Ruhengei is located in Rwanda
Location of Ruhengeri Airport in Rwanda
Placement on map is approximate
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 4,860 1,480 Asphalt

Ruhengeri Airport is an airport in Rwanda.


Ruhengeri Airport (IATA: RHGICAO: HRYU) is located in Rwanda's Northern Province, in Musanze District, in the town of Ruhengeri. This location lies approximately 227 kilometres (141 mi), by air, northwest of Kigali International Airport, currently, the country’s largest civilian airport.[1] The geographic coordinates of this airport are:1° 30' 0.00"S, 29° 38' 1.00"E (Latitude:-1.50000; Longitude:29.63361).


Ruhengeri Airport is a medium-sized airport that serves the town of Ruhengeri and neighboring communities. It is one of the eight (8) public civilian airports under the administration of the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority. Ruhengeri Airport is situated at an altitude of about 1,860 metres (6,100 ft) above sea level.[2] The airport has a single asphalt runway that measures 1,480 metres (4,860 ft) in length.[3]

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Coordinates: 01°30′00″S 29°38′01″E / 1.50000°S 29.63361°E / -1.50000; 29.63361