Flight tickets from Upington to Entebbe

International Airport Welcome to Entebbe International Airport, Uganda’s largest international airport and one of the most modern and efficient airports in the world. Located 25 kilometers from the city of Entebbe on the shores of Lake Victoria, Entebbe International Airport boasts beautiful scenery and its location near the equator make it an attractive destination for travelers from around the world. With its five-story cargo terminal, two international terminals, and a developing domestic terminal, Entebbe International Airport is capable of handling many passengers and cargo in an efficient and secure manner. This text is dedicated to exploring the history, amenities, and future of Entebbe International Airport.

Getting to Know Entebbe

Entebbe is a city located in south-central Uganda. It is the largest city in the Wakiso District and the national seat of government. Entebbe is situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa. Its population was estimated to be 134,697 in 2020. Entebbe is located in the Central Africa Time Zone. This time zone is two hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+2). English, Swahili and Luganda are the official languages of Entebbe. English is the language of government, business and education, while Swahili and Luganda are commonly spoken among the local population. The official currency of Entebbe is the Ugandan shilling (UGX).

Climate and Weather

Entebbe is located in the sweltering hot humid region of Uganda. It is situated on the northern shore of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest Lake. The climate in Entebbe is hot and humid, moderated by the surrounding Lake. Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures ranging between 21°C to 33°C (70°F to 91°F). The rainy season is generally considered June to August and December to February, with an average average of 2000 mm (79 inches) of rain annually. It can be quite rainy, but also sunny and very hot in some days. Winter months,December to February, bring in cooler temperatures, but the high humidity makes it still quite a hot climate. Generally, the climate in Entebbe is enjoyable including a mix of sun and rain. Some parts of the year are more comfortable than others while some months remain more miserable.

Touring Entebbe: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Entebbe, and their official names are Entebbe International Airport (EBB) and Entebbe Kajjansi Airstrip (JIN). You can get from the main airport to downtown Entebbe by taking a taxi. Depending on the taxi company and distance travelled, the cost will likely be around 12,000–15,000 Uganda Shillings (approximately 3.50–4.25 U.S. dollars). Yes, you can change money at Entebbe Airport in one of the many exchange offices located in the Departures and Arrivals Halls.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Entebbe

  1. Entebbe is a town located in Central Uganda on the northern shore of Lake Victoria known as the tourism capital of Uganda
  2. The city has a rich history, particularly of the British colonization era, when the main airport was built in 1937 and served as the administrative centre of the Protectorate territory

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