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Domestic Flights within Uganda

Search and buy domestic Ugandan flights with Alternative Airlines. Discover our guide on domestic flights and airline check-in times, as well as some FAQs.

Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

Why book domestic flights in Uganda?

Most Ugandan internal flights are serving the national parks in the country. Therefore, it is an easy and convenient way to visit these tourist destinations. Most of the flights are 1-2 hours long, much quicker than if passengers were travelling on a car.

Any passengers with a connecting flight to an international destination would also find domestic flights perfect for its itinerary. Many airlines and Uganda Airlines have its base at Entebbe International Airport, making it simple for passengers who wish to travel to many long-haul destinations.

Which airlines fly within Uganda?

There are various airlines available for domestic flights. Some of which only flies domestic flights whereas others fly international routes too.

A well-known Ugandan airline called Uganda Airlines does has its hub in Entebbe, Uganda but does not operate internal flights.

Aerolink Uganda

Aerolink Uganda is an airline that offers scheduled and chartered domestic flights to Uganda's national parks. It is based at Entebbe International Airport. Their flights are often quite short as Uganda is a relatively small country. Flights are often one hour and 15 minutes long. The airline currently operates to 8 destinations with one codeshare flight to Kisumu, Kenya.

Eagle Air Uganda

Eagle Air Uganda is an airline that operates charter and scheduled flights domestically and in the region. The airline flies to six destinations including Gulu, Adjumani, Pakuba, Chobe, Juba and Yei.

Internal USA Flights Check-In Time


Internal USA flight check-in time will always depend on the airline that you're flying on and your airport of departure (if you choose to check-in at the airport).

However, generally, online check-in opens 24 hours before scheduled flight departure time and closes one hour before. If you check-in at the airport, most domestic flights within the USA close check-in around 30—45 minutes before scheduled flight departure time.

Take a look at the check-in times for these airline flying domestically within the USA:

AeroLink Uganda

Online: Currently unavailable.

Airport: Opens 90 minutes before and closes 30 minutes before flight.

Eagle Air Uganda

Online: Currently unavailable.

Airport: Closes one hour before flight.

Domestic Flights Uganda FAQs

Do I need a passport for domestic flights in Uganda?

You don't need a passport when you are an Uganda national travelling domestically. However, you must have valid photo identification to prove your identity.

How early do I need to arrive for domestic flights in Uganda?

Check-in for domestic Ugandan flights close between 30 minutes to one hour before the flight. Alternative Airlines recommends passengers to arrive at the airport two hours before departure to avoid any unexpected delays as airlines reserve the right to deny boarding.

Can I book domestic Ugandan flights online?

Yes! You may search and buy domestic Ugandan flights with Alternative Airlines. We will have a list of airlines available for you to choose from and will also show you the cheapest day to fly with our best fare finder.

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