Airstrips In Murchison Falls National Park

Airstrips at Murchison falls national park are Pakuba airstrip, Bugungu airstrip and Chobe airstrip.

Airstrips In Murchison Falls National Park

Airstrips in Murchison falls national park. Murchison falls national park is the largest and oldest park in Uganda which was first gazette as a game reserve in 1992 and later as a national park and a forest reserve in 1952. The park covers a total area of 3893 sq. kilometers. It’s one of the most visited parks in Uganda because of a variety of attractions i.e. 76 mammal species e.g. lions, leopards, giraffes, warthogs, elephants etc. 451 bird species i.e. grey headed king fisher, African jacana, black headed lapwing, shoebill stork hornbill and the Murchison falls among others

Airstrips at Murchison falls national park are Pakuba airstrip, Bugungu airstrip and Chobe airstrip.

Pakuba airstrip 

This airstrip is located in Nyowa district in Northern Uganda, authorized to handle cross border air traffic from East African community to promote tourism with in East Africa. It has eased transport with aircrafts landing into Murchison falls National Park and travelers on luxurious safaris to catch up with park’s activities

This airstrip is operated by civil aviation of Uganda, 275 kilometers by air from North West of Entebbe international airport, 15km North West of Bugungu and 72 kilometers in the west of Chobe safari lodge all these found inside the park and is located inside the park sitting at the edge of Albert Nile

Chobe airstrip.

Chobe airstrip is located in Murchison falls national park around Chobe safari luxurious lodge and it’s privately owned. The airstrip is 247 km North West of Entebbe international airstrip in Kiryandongo districts in western Uganda.

Bugungu airstrip

Located in southern sector of Murchison falls national park 26 kilometers from Masindi town. Flights are scheduled at Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi airfield operated by Aero Link Uganda and Air Uganda

Tourists can as well travel using road transport i.e. private safari vehicles, car hire with a driver or public buses apart from travelling by air to Murchison falls national park

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