Airports and Airstrips in Rwanda under RAC’s Management
Kigali International Airport (KIA)
Kigali International Airport (KIA) revamped to meet international standards. The state of the art airport is located in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. In the last two consecutive years, KIA was ranked amongst the top ten best airports in Africa, based on customer service surveys. With over $30 million invested during the last three years, the airport has undergone major upgrades featuring a new apron, three taxiways, a hangar and an upcoming upgrade of airfield lighting to CAT II. KIA is dedicated to ensuring safety and supporting air navigation services with the latest technology including a state of the art Bird Collision Avoidance System, to eliminate the risk of bird strikes, advanced weather forecasting instruments and up to date air traffic interface management technologies.
Kamembe International Airport (KME)
Kamembe airport is located in the South west of Rwanda and is the spring board to some of the most spectacular tourism attractions the country has to offer. Currently KME is undergoing an upgrade on airfield lighting, meteorological facilities, navaids and power capacity. The airport was also given a major facelift to reinforce the runway and apron. KME currently supports Q400 series aircraft and serves as an active transiting port tor traders from neighboring states
Located in the West of the country, near the economically vibrant town of Rubavu, the airport is one of the main tourist destinations in the country, offering breathtaking views of Lake Kivu
Located North West of Rwanda and in close proximity of internationally renowned tourism attractions such as the Virunga National Volcanoes Park, home to the famous silverback gorillas
provides quick access to the southern part of the country
serves travelers seeking personalized tours in the south eastern part of the country.