Entebbe Airport handled an average of 4,802 passengers per day in September 2022/UCAA photo
Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) has revealed that Entebbe International Airport facilitated 63,997 arrivals and 80,112 departures, a total of 144,089 international passengers in September 2022, which is an average of 4,802 passengers per day.
In relation to cargo, imports were 1,620 metric tones and exports were 3,211 metric tones in September 2022.
UCAA Spokesperson Vianney M. Luggya says that the international passenger average was 5,034 per day in August, 4,892 in July, 4,508 in June, 4,018 in May and 3,670 per day in April.
“Besides regular traffic, there were several departing and returning pilgrims facilitated in July and August, among others,” Luggya says.
He adds: “The September 2022 traffic figures are also in tandem with the travel trends for previous years, which have seen slightly more passengers recorded in July and August. The figures usually peak again with heightened tourists movements during the winter, especially from November to February.”