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Uganda Transportation - 2024


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National air transport system

number of registered air carriers: 6 (2020)

inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 26

annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 21,537 (2018)

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix



39 (2024)


total: 1,244 km (2014)

narrow gauge: 1,244 km (2014) 1.000-m gauge


total: 20,544 km (2017) (excludes local roads)

paved: 4,257 km (2017)

unpaved: 16,287 km (2017)


907 km (2022) (there are no long navigable stretches of river in Uganda; parts of the Albert Nile ( 210 km) that flow out of Lake Albert (160 km) in the northwestern part of the country are navigable; several lakes including Lake Victoria (337 km) and Lake Kyoga (199.5) have substantial traffic; Lake Albert is navigable along a 200-km stretch from its northern tip to its southern shores)

Ports and terminals

lake port(s): Entebbe, Jinja, Port Bell (Lake Victoria)

NOTE: The information regarding Uganda on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Uganda 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Uganda 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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