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Entebbe Airport Records 185,253 Passengers In July, The Highest Ever In A Single Month

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Entebbe International Airport recorded 185,253 international passengers in July 2023, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) has said.

According to Vianney M. Luggya, the UCAA Spokesman, this comprised 93,727 arrivals and 91,526 departures.

With an average of 5,975 passengers per day in July, UCAA says this is  the highest passenger traffic ever recorded in a single month. “The industry continues to recover (from COVID-19 impact). The July 2023 traffic reflects an additional 24,338 passengers to those recorded in the previous month of June 2023, which had a total of 160,915,” Luggya says.

He adds: “It is also more than that recorded in the same period of July 2022, which was 151,653 and higher than the 166,980 recorded in July 2019.”

In relation to cargo, Luggya says, July 2023 recorded 5,745 metric tonnes of cargo.

Taddewo William Senyonyi
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