Flight tickets from Margate to Entebbe

airport Welcome to Entebbe International Airport in Uganda, the gateway to East Africa! Home to the only international airport in collaboration with the United Nations, Entebbe airport is a hub for flight connections to the rest of the continent and the world. With its unique history, Entebbe is an exciting destination for travelers, located just 13 kilometers south of Uganda's capital, Kampala. This text offers a comprehensive overview of Entebbe airport, including its brief history, flight connections, amenities and more.

Getting to Know Entebbe

Entebbe, a town located near the west shore of Lake Victoria in Central Uganda, is the second-largest town in the country. It has a population of about 51,837 people according to a 2010 census. The time zone in Entebbe is Central Africa Time (CAT), which is 2 hours ahead of UTC. The official language of Entebbe is English, although Luganda and other local Bantu languages are also spoken. The unit of currency in Entebbe is the Ugandan Shilling.

Climate and Weather

The climate of Entebbe, Uganda, is hot and humid, with two main seasons — dry and wet. The dry season typically runs from July to August and the wet season runs from November to June. July and August are the hottest months, with temperatures averaging in the mid-90s Fahrenheit. The coolest months are typically January and February, when temperatures can range from the mid-70s to the low 80s Fahrenheit. The wet season is marked by heavy rainfall — typically more than eight inches per month — and high humidity levels. Entebbe typically experiences heavy rain and thunderstorms in the late afternoons and evenings, even during the dry season. The city can also be hit by tropical cyclones, as it did in late 2002 and early 2003. The wettest months are March and April. Despite the rain, Entebbe still sees an average of nine hours of sunshine each day.

Touring Entebbe: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports at Entebbe: Entebbe International Airport (EBB), which is the main airport, and Entebbe Airfield (airport code: EBBF). You can get from Entebbe International Airport to downtown Entebbe by taxi, which will likely cost around US$15-25. The exact cost depends on where you need to be dropped off in downtown Entebbe and the current traffic situation. Yes, you can change money at Entebbe airport. There are both official money-changing desks inside the airport as well as informal money exchange operators. It is advisable to compare current exchange rates between the two before deciding on whom to transfer your money with.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Entebbe

  1. Entebbe is a historic city located on the northern shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda. It was the former capital of the protectorate of Uganda under the British rule and was once home to the then British Governor of Uganda and other senior officials.
  2. Entebbe is known for its beautiful gardens and parks which include some of the oldest examples of flora in the whole of East Africa
  3. The city is also the birthplace of Ugandan culture and the home of many historical sites, such as the Uganda National Museum and the Entebbe Botanical Gardens. Entebbe is a great place for tourists to explore and learn more about the country’s history and culture

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