Kigali International Airport

HRYR · Kigali, Rwanda

About Kigali International Airport

FIR Kigali FIR
Region Kigali
Country Rwanda
Runways 10/28
Type Large airport
Coordinates (ARP) -1.96863, 30.1395   015807S 0300822E
Variation 1.4° E (2024)
Timezone Kigali (+2 h)
Local time May 27, 2024 01:26


ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
10 100° 098° 3,500 m 45 m Asphalt -1.9714 30.1550
28 280° 278° -1.9659 30.1239

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The airport may be closed or require prior permission. True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Kigali International Airport

Kigali International Airport is a large airport in Kigali, Rwanda. The airport is located at latitude -1.96863 and longitude 30.13950. The airport has one runway: 10/28. The ICAO airport code of this field is HRYR. The airport's IATA code is KGL. Nearby other airfields are Gako Airport, Nemba Airport, Gabiro Airport, Kirundo Airport and Ruhengeri Airport.

Kigali International Airport publishes a METAR. The flight information region (FIR) is Kigali.

Kigali International Airport is in the timezone of Africa/Kigali. Difference with UTC is +2 h. Today the sun rises at 05:55 and sets at 17:57. This applies to Kigali International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +2 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.

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The only known company on this field is Akagera Aviation Ltd.


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Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Gako Airport RW-0001 30 km 171°
Nemba Airport HRYN 42 km 169°
Gabiro Airport HRYO 54 km 029°
Kirundo Airport HBBO 64 km 184°
Ruhengeri Airport HRYU 77 km 312°
Butare Airport HRYI 83 km 212°
Kabale Airport HUKB 85 km 346°
Kisoro Airport UG-0001 89 km 328°
Ngara Airport HTNR 89 km 135°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Kigali KNM VOR-DME 0.9 km 094°
Kigali LO NDB 16 km 099°
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