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INVEST IN UGANDA’S AIR
TRANSPORT
ENTEBBE
INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT
INVEST IN UGANDA
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Plot 88 Kiira Road, Kampala, Uganda
+256 772 888 886, +601 76388968
Entebbe International Airport
Gateway to Uganda
Located 40km from the capital
city Kampala.
Coordinates – 00002’26”.93N
32 26’25”.95E
Altitude
- 3782ft AMSL
Main runway(17/35)- 3658m
Alternate runway(12/30) – 2400m
Entebbe International Airport
(contd)
The greatest opportunity EIA has
is its central geographical location
in the great lakes region as well
as the available current capacity
that makes it ideal for creating a
regional Hub.
EIA is quality driven and
competitively priced. In the
region, it is the cheapest airport
to fly to due to low navigation,
landing, parking and ground
handling charges to airlines
Entebbe International Airport
(contd)
EIA offers very good Incentives for
airlines, Ground Handling
companies and other airport
investments.
EIA has excellent infrastructure and
fast rate service in the region.
Entebbe International Airport
(contd)
The main passenger terminal was
remodeled in 2007 to expand its
capacity and to provide a state of
the art ambience, service and
security.
To date due to an increase in the
passenger volumes, plans are
underway to expand it.
Entebbe International Airport
(contd)
EIA has also successfully
implemented the Passenger
Departure Control System,
MUSE, for the benefit of airline
operators. Currently the system
supports BA, Brussels, KLM,
SAA, with Emirates and Kenya
Airways soon to get connected.
Entebbe International Airport
(contd)
STRENGTHS
Potential for connecting traffic beyond .
Natural gate way to East and Central Africa.
Liberalized environment.
OPPORTUNITIES
Rear brand of tourism
Discovery of oil wealth
Size of airport makes it
convenient for users
Conference destination
after hosting of CHOGM
THREATS
Regional competition
Dependence on Tour
Operators
International Scheduled
Operators at EIA**
Operator
Frequencies Aircraft
per week
type
British Airways
5
B767-300
KLM
5
A330-200
Turkish Airlines
3
B737-800
Brussels Airlines
4
A330- 300
Emirates
7
B777-200
Qatar Airways
7
A320
Kenya Airways
28 B737-800
South African Airways
6
A 319
International Scheduled
Operators at EIA Contd***
Operator
type
Egypt Air
Ethiopian Airlines
Air Uganda
Rwanda Air
Fly 540
Precision Air
Cetraca
NAS(Eritrea)
Frequencies Aircraft
per week
2
A320
7
B767-300
18
MD 87
14
DH8/CRJ50
13
ATR 43/DH8
3
ATR 43
3
L410
3
B737/A320
International Scheduled
Operators at EIA Contd
Operator
Frequencies
Aircraft
per week
type
Emirates (Freighter) 1 B747
SMJ(FREIGHTER 2 DC10/MD11
MARTIN AIR
1 MD11
QATAR
1 A300
S. AFRICAN
1 A310/B737
Domestic Air operators
Eagle Air -
Operates both
scheduled and charters
in the country.
Aerolink - Operates both
scheduled and charters
to major tourism areas.
MAF, KAFTC and Air Serv also
operate charters to various parts of
the country .
Country Uganda
Uganda is a landlocked country
situated in the heart of Africa, half
way between Cairo in the north and
Cape Town in the south and EIA is
the only direct way to the country.
The regional capitals of these
countries are all within 5 hours flying
time.
Country Uganda (contd)
Uganda’s GDP stands at US Dollars
16.84 billion at the current market
prices and the economy is growing at
a rate of about 10%.
Uganda is unique and rich in tourism
products both flora and fauna.
EIA benefits from the over 120 million
population that moves freely within
the East African Common Market.
Country Uganda (contd)
Uganda is a popular tourist
destination drawing tourists from all
over the world especially UK,
German, USA who supply over
200,000 out of a total of over
1,000,000 tourists (arrivals).
The unique tourism product range
from wildlife, forests, lakes, rivers,
variety of cultures, the people,
historical sites, foods, name it.
Country Uganda (contd)
In order to ease movement of tourists,
the following airports in major tourist
areas have been designated for entry
and exit of international flights:
 Pakuba
 Kidepo
Arua
Gulu
 Kasese
Country Uganda (contd)
Official language is English.
VISA
Visas to Uganda can be obtained at
its embassies or on arrival at Entebbe
International Airport.
Weather and local time information
Uganda enjoys an equatorial climate.
The coldest part of the country,
Kabale and records temperatures as
low as 150 C.
Country Uganda (contd)
Temperatures in Kampala range
between 21oC and 28oC. Warm
clothing is not necessary.
Local currency
The country’s legal tender is a
Uganda shilling. Notes are in
denominations of 1,000, 5,000,
10,000, 20,000 and 50,000.
Country Uganda (contd)
Coins are also popularly used and are
in denominations of 50, 100, 200, 500
and 1,000 shillings.
Foreign exchanges rates
Most Banks handle travellers’
cheques and convert international
currencies. ATM services for VISA
Electron card holders are available at
many points in Kampala city.
Country Uganda (contd)
Forex Bureaux are available in
Kampala and other towns.
Safety
The country is peaceful and one is
secure all the time though as it is
common in other countries, petty theft
and thuggery can be encountered
especially downtown Kampala.
Country Uganda (contd)
Hours of business
Official business hours: 8:30 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday).
Communication
Direct connections to the world are
available using international code or
telephone operator if necessary.
Country Uganda (contd)
Telephone services are spread
around the country. Five telephone
companies: MTN-Uganda, Uganda
Telecom, Orange, Warid, Airtel and
K2 offer a wide range of services.
Internet and Blackberry services are
also widely available. The internet top
level domain is .ug
Country Uganda (contd)
Emergency contacts:
Police, 999 or 112
Ambulance, International Air
Ambulance (IAA), 0312-200508
Heath services;
- (AAR), 0312-263071/2
-
Mulago Hospital (National Referral
Hospital), 0414-554009
Entebbe International Airport
For the last 10 years EIA has
experienced growth in all parameters
of the airport. This can be verified in
the traffic statistics that follow
This is attributed to:
 Relative political stability in the region
 Good macro economic policies
 Good investment policies and climate
Entebbe International Airport
contd.
 Government strategy on Meetings,
Incentives, Conferences and Events
 Uganda’s successful hosting of
CHOGM in 2007 with improved
facilities
 Improved tourism products and
hospitality.
Entebbe International Airport
contd.

Development of new export products
(flowers, fish and fresh produce

Discovery of oil
Passenger Traffic at EIA
Year
Arrivals
Growth
Rate (%)
Departures Growth
Rate (%)
2002
180,072
5.7
182,003
5
2003
208,851
16
207,846
14
2004
237,869
14
237,857
14
2005
274,307
15
277,546
17
2006
321,378
17
321,952
16
2007
395,073
23
391,868
22
2008
470,397
19
465,787
19
2009
468,899
-0.3
460,153
-1.2
2010
518,791
11
504,646
10
2011
551,904
6
533,705
6
2012
626,509
13.5
612,027
15
Cargo Traffic at EIA
Year
Exports
Growth
Rate
Imports
Growth
Rate
2002
2003
21,454
23,515
-6
10
13,030
12,485
-9
-4
2004
2005
2006
2007
33,473
38,231
37,463
40,837
42
14
2
9
14,420
14,180
14,775
22,882
16
2
4
55
2008
2009
37,693
32,726
-8
-13.2
21,297
19,916
-7
-6.5
2010
2011
27,752
27,923
-15.2
0.6
21,344
20,713
7.2
4.0
2012
33,783
21
22,124
7
Aircraft Movements
Year
Aircraft Movements
Growth Rate
2002
14523
0.4
2003
17361
20
2004
16692
-4
2005
17253
3
2006
19381
12
2007
21892
13
2008
23847
9
2009
21619
-9
2010
23,320
8
2011
24,506
5
2012
30,389
24
Transit PAX
Year
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
Transit PAX
26757
31759
24509
33107
35692
34497
38681
49,434
75,560
71,879
89,798
Growth Rates
-38
19
-22
35
8
-3
12
27.8
53
-5
25
Traffic growth rates
The 1st four months of 2012 give a traffic
average growth rate of:
Passengers
20%
Cargo
 Exports
35%
 Imports
-3%
Aircraft movements
27%
Projects/Investment
opportunities at EIA
Uganda has a fully liberalized
investment policy.
Areas of investment at EIA include:
Construction of a Cargo Terminal
Construction of Airport Hotel
Construction of Ferry Port
Construction of a fuel reservoir
Projects/Investment Opportunities
at EIA contd
Establishment of a Leisure Centre
Construction of a new Domestic
Terminal
Establishment of an aircraft
maintenance hangar
Upgrade of
- Arua- in its final stages,
- Kasese-master plan is already out,
Gulu, Kisoro, Soroti, Pakuba, Kabale,
up country aerodromes
Projects/Investment
Opportunities at EIA contd
Upgrade of Gulu, Kisoro, Soroti,
Pakuba, Kabale and other up country
aerodromes
All these have well maintained
- runways to handle small aircraft and
- terminal buildings
Charges at EIA
Ground Handling Charges
1) Passenger Flights Scheduled
Charges range from USD 200 to 2000
depending on the type of the aircraft
2)Passenger Flights Adhoc
Charges range from USD 200 to 2000
depending on the type of the aircraft
Charges at EIA Contd
3) Cargo Flights
Charges range from USD 1000 to 2500
depending on type of aircraft.
4) Push Back
- Narrow body USD 65
- Wide Body USD 100
- GPU per Hour USD 150
- ASU per turn around USD 150
Charges at EIA Contd
5) Towing
- Narrow body USD 100
- Wide body USD 200
6) Toilet USD 70
7)Water Service USD 40
8) Chocks USD 35
9) Nitrogen (top up one tyre) USD 75
10) 1 Dolly per use USDF 20
Charges at EIA Contd
Charges by CAA
Landing – this depend on aircraft
take off weight
Up to 54,000
USD 5/ton
54,001-154,000
USD 6/ton
Above 154,000
USD 5/ton
Lighting charges
50% of landing charge
Charges at EIA Contd
Navigation charges
(Selected A/C Types)
B747
A330/B777
B767-200
B737
USD 330
USD 280
USD 200
USD 125
ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT
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UGANDA,
THE PEARL OF AFRICA.
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