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Longitude: 29,737°
Latitude: -2,596°


Butare Airport is a medium sized airport in Rwanda, serving the region of Butare,  . The longest runway is 4.000 feet or 1.219 meters long.

Airport size: small airport
Serving area: Butare,  
Longest runway: 4000 (ft)


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About the airport

Butare Airport, with the IATA code BTQ and the ICAO code HRYI, is located in the beautiful country of Rwanda. Situated in the southern part of the country, Butare Airport serves as a gateway to the stunning landscapes and cultural heritage of the region. The airport is conveniently located near the city of Butare, which is renowned for its vibrant arts scene and historical landmarks.

Butare Airport offers a range of facilities and services to ensure a smooth travel experience. Passengers can expect modern amenities, including comfortable waiting areas, clean restrooms, and a variety of dining options. The airport is well-connected to major domestic and international destinations, making it an ideal starting point for exploring Rwanda and beyond.

Travellers planning their trip to Rwanda can rely on Butare Airport for efficient immigration and customs procedures. The airport staff is known for their friendly and helpful nature, ensuring a warm welcome to all visitors. Whether you are embarking on a wildlife safari or exploring the cultural treasures of Rwanda, Butare Airport is a convenient and reliable choice for your travel needs.

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