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Kihihi Airport (KHX)


Kihihi, Uganda

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Kihihi is a small city located in the south-western part of Uganda, about 30 miles from the capital city of Kampala. It is a peaceful city, surrounded by hills and natural beauty, and is known for its warm and friendly atmosphere. The city is home to a variety of attractions, including the Kihihi Airstrip, which offers domestic flights to other parts of Uganda as well as international flights to several countries. There are also a number of cultural and historical sites, including the Kihihi Cultural Centre and the Kihihi Royal Palace, which offer visitors a unique insight into the city’s history and culture. Kihihi is also a great destination for outdoor activities, with plenty of hiking trails, biking trails, and birdwatching spots.

Airport Directions

You can get to Kihihi Airport (KHX) by car, bus, train or taxi. By Car: The drive from Kampala to Kihihi Airport (KHX) is approximately 145km and takes around 2.5 hours. The cost of petrol will depend on the type of car you have. By Bus: The Kampala to Kihihi bus departs from Kampala’s Ntinda bus park and costs approximately UGX 10,000. The journey takes around 4.5 hours. By Train: There are no direct trains to Kihihi Airport (KHX), however you can take the train to the nearest station, Mbarara, and then take a bus or taxi from there. The cost of the train ticket will depend on the type of ticket chosen. By Taxi: Taking a taxi directly to Kihihi Airport (KHX) will cost around UGX 200,000 and take around 2.5 hours.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

The airlines operating at Kihihi Airport (KHX) include Aerolink Uganda, Air Uganda, and East African Safari Air Express. Each airline operates at one of three terminals at the airport: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. Terminal 1 serves international flights, Terminal 2 serves domestic flights, and Terminal 3 serves regional flights.

Airport Address

Kihihi Airport (KHX) is located at Kihihi, Uganda. The airport address is Kihihi Airport, P.O. Box 15, Kihihi, Uganda. The telephone number is (+256) 393 220 748 and the email address is The airport’s opening hours are from 7:00am to 5:00pm.

Airport Lost & Found

The Lost & Found department at Kihihi Airport (KHX) is located in the Arrival Hall, near the Baggage Carousels. The telephone number for Lost & Found is +256 434 3550 and the opening hours are from 7am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

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