Domestic Flight Operators in Kampala
If you hate ground transportation or long-distance drives, air travel is the best way to reach Uganda’s various corners. This is possible for those who want to get from Entebbe to other regions of the nation like Northern, Western, and Eastern Uganda.
For a tour around Kampala, you can only do it in a car except for those who fancy seeing the map of the capital from the skies. Travelers especially luxury tourists visit Uganda’s interesting spots like National parks, game reserves, and other allures by plane.
The list includes Bwindi national park, Mgahinga, Queen, Murchison, Kidepo, Pian Upe, Kibale, Sipi Falls, and a lot more.
Several flight operators offer scheduled trips to these places listed above. For those who need this service for a luxury safari in Uganda, here are some of the best companies you can use.
This privately-owned airline is licensed by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority. Its base is Entebbe international airport.
It has an air operator’s certificate which allows it to offer trips to customers who need to get from Central Uganda to other parts of the country or from other regions back to Entebbe. Its routes focus on the western region and some parts of northern and eastern Uganda.
Aero Link’s major customers are tourists who desire to visit parks like Murchison Falls, Bwindi, Lake Mburo, Queen, Semuliki, Kidepo, and Mgahinga. There are also connecting flights from Entebbe to Masai Mara national reserve in Kenya. Be sure to reserve in advance.
Jinja to Kasese, Mweya, or Kihihi flight is available on request at a surcharge of 950 USD. This agency has sister companies in Kenya and Tanzania. These are Air Kenya and Regional Tanzania.
Launched in Uganda in 2008, Bar Aviation is another airline to contact if you need air transport around Uganda. Its base is Kajjansi Airfield. Currently, they transport passengers from Kajjansi to Mbarara, Kihihi, Kisoro, and Arua. It flies three times every week to Arua, an area that connects Uganda with South Sudan and Congo.
This provides both domestic and charter flights to east and central Africa. It has existed in Uganda for newly two decades. Eagle Air operates from EBB airport and also maintains a second hub at Arua airport in Northern Uganda.
If you desire to get around this nation by aircraft, don’t delay contacting one of the above service providers. This is important. You have to arrange ground transport for a transfer from the airstrip to your next destination a day before. It may be a national park, game reserve, or residential home.