29 September 2014

Rwanda: Rwandair to temporarily suspend all flights to Kamembe Airport

The flag carrier airline of Rwanda, Rwandair, just announced via facebook that it is temporarily suspending all flights to Kamembe Airport from 01 November 2014. The airport will undergo major renovation works, including the re-surfacing of the runway, the lengthening of the runway from 1.5km to 2.2km and the expansion of the aircraft parking area outside the airports terminal. RwandAir has arranged shuttle services to help passengers connect to their flights through Kigali International Airport in Kigali.

Schedule for the shuttle is as follow:
  • WB601/Daily Kamembe to Kigali Timings: Departure 9:00am
  • WB602/Daily Kigali to Kamembe Timings: Departure 11:30am
Kamembe Airport is located near Cyangugu in Western Rwanda. The airport is a popular gateway for travellers intending to visit the Nyungwe Forest National Park, as well as for all hikers planing to hike along the famous Congo Nile Trail.

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