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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)
IATA: RHG, ICAO: HRYU
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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
Gorilla Nest Lodge
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