Address & Contact

Contact Information:

Telefonnummer: +250 788 355 355

Street address:
Ruhengeri Airport
4 A

GPS Coordinates:
Longitude: 29,633°
Latitude: -1,500°


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

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


Flight information:
Departure times (FlightStats)
Flight times (FlightRadar24)

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About the airport

Ruhengeri Airport (RHG), with the ICAO-Code HRYU, is a small domestic airport located in the northern part of Rwanda. Situated near the town of Ruhengeri, it serves as a gateway to the stunning Volcanoes National Park, home to the endangered mountain gorillas. The airport is conveniently located approximately 100 kilometers from the capital city, Kigali.

Ruhengeri Airport offers limited facilities, primarily catering to domestic flights. Travelers planning a trip to Rwanda to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Volcanoes National Park can easily access the airport. From here, visitors can embark on unforgettable gorilla trekking adventures, hike the majestic volcanoes, or explore the lush rainforests.

While Ruhengeri Airport may not offer extensive amenities, it provides a convenient entry point for travelers seeking to immerse themselves in Rwanda's natural wonders. It is advisable to check with airlines for flight schedules and any specific requirements before planning your trip to this picturesque part of the country.

Hotels and places to stay

Faraja Hotel

Distance: 0,9 mi
Ruhengeri-Gisenyi Rd

Time Information

Checkout: 02:00 - Checkin: 01:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Gorilla Nest Lodge

Distance: 4,6 mi
Kinigi Musanze District Virunga Mountains

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from the area of the airport

Volcanic lake - Ruhengeri

Published: December 14, 2012
Length: 00:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sander Franck

Vulkanisch meer in het Ruhengeri district in het Noorden van Rwanda. Juni 2012.

Intore Dancers in Ruhengeri, Rwanda

Published: July 15, 2009
Length: 16:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: daperpkazoo

Grue coronnée

Published: July 03, 2012
Length: 41:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gerard Ruijs

Loslopende, of liever los schrijdende kraanvogels in de tuin (achter mijn kamer) van Hotel Muhabura (Musanze)

Rwanda Demobilization and Reintegration Commission

Published: April 08, 2012
Length: 58:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Frank Allara

These are former child soldiers who have returned from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to be reintegrated into Rwandan society. Singing and dancing is part of their behavior modification....

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