Temporary Closure of Kamembe International Airport

Temporary Closure of Kamembe International Airport      


Thursday September 25, 2014 – RwandAir, the national carrier of Rwanda, has received notice from the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority that Kamembe International Airport will be temporarily closed for resurfacing works beginning November 1st, 2014.

RwandAir would like to officially inform its esteemed customers and the public at large that effective 31st October 2014, all flights to and from Kamembe will be temporarily suspended due to the renovation of the airport’s runway.

“In order to minimize the inconvenience that this suspension will cause to our esteemed customers RwandAir will be providing free and seamless ground transportation services in conjunction with our flights, in which passengers will be able to book in advance when booking and purchasing their air tickets,” said Mr. John Mirenge, Rwandair CEO.

The schedule of the bus services shall be as follows:
WB601/Daily Kamembe to Kigali Timings: Departure 9:00 Am
WB602/Daily Kigali to Kamembe Timings: Departure 11:30 Am
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience that this might cause.
For more information please contact the communication team at:


Note to Editors:
Operating from Kigali as its hub in the heart of Africa, RwandAir the best short haul airline in Africa and one of the fastest growing on the African continent. RwandAir’s fleet now consists of Two Boeing 737-700NG, Two Bombardier CRJ-900 NextGen, One Brand new Bombardier Q-400 Next Gen and Two Boeing 737-800NG. RwandAir serves one domestic destination, many regional cities such as Nairobi, Entebbe, Mombasa, Bujumbura, Dar es Salaam, and Kilimanjaro.

The airline also serves Johannesburg, Dubai, Lagos, Accra, Juba, Libreville, Brazzaville and Douala in Cameroon. Abidjan in Ivory Coast is also planned to be added to our destinations by 2015.

Published on: November 23, 2019