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Direct flights to Kigali (KGL)

Kigali International Airport (Kanombe Airport) - Airport code: KGL

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Non-stop flights to Kigali (KGL)

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Last updated on: 01-28-2021

Kigali International Airport (Kanombe Airport) is the largest airport in Rwanda. It is Rwanda's main international airport. In total there are 27 airports around the world that have direct flights to Kigali, spread around 27 cities in 20 countries. Currently, there is one domestic flight to Kigali.

Kigali is mainly known for sightseeing & culture.

Most tourists that come to Kigali visit one of the following sights:

  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
  • Nyungwe Forest National Park
  • Genocide Memorial, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

This month, there are 527 flights arriving at Kigali Airport, which are 126 flights per week or 18 flights per day.

The most frequently departed flights to Kigali are routes from Entebbe (EBB) in Uganda and Nairobi (NBO) in Kenya. These two routes together are operated 164 times this month, and make up for 31% of all monthly arrivals at Kigali International Airport (Kanombe Airport).

The longest flight to Kigali KGL is departing from Amsterdam (AMS). This non-stop flight takes around 8 hours and 15 minutes and covers a distance of 4,030 miles (6,486 km).

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List of all direct flights to Kigali

Below you can find a list of all cities and countries that have direct flights to Kigali, ordered by popularity.

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Currently, there are 10 airlines that fly to Kigali. Most flights to Kigali are operated by RwandAir, as they connect 19 airports to KGL. That’s around 6 times as much as Brussels Airlines, the second biggest airline in terms of operated flight routes to Kigali. Below you can find the list of airlines that operate all KGL flights:

Business class flights to Kigali

There are 20 airports that have flights to Kigali in Business Class. All airports that offer business class flights to KGL are listed below:

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Intercontinental flights to Kigali

The only intercontinental flights to Kigali International Airport (Kanombe Airport) (KGL) are from Europe and the Middle-East, as of January 2021.

* Please note that there are no direct services from the United States, Canada, Southern America, Central America, the Caribbean, Southern Asia, China, Japan, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Central Asia or Oceania.

Non-stop flights from Europe to Kigali

RwandAirRwandAir: year-round flights from Brussels (BRU).

Brussels AirlinesBrussels Airlines (Star Alliance): seasonal flights from Brussels (BRU).

KLMKLM (SkyTeam): seasonal flights from Amsterdam (AMS).

Non-stop flights from the Middle-East / Western Asia to Kigali

RwandAirRwandAir: year-round flights from Dubai (DXB).

Qatar AirwaysQatar Airways (Oneworld): year-round flights from Doha (DOH).

Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines (Star Alliance): seasonal flights from Istanbul (IST).

International flights to Kigali

Belgium
Flights from Belgium to Kigali

Brussels is the only city in Belgium with direct flights to Kigali. From Brussels, you can fly non-stop with Brussels Airlines (Star Alliance) or RwandAir.

Burundi
Flights from Burundi to Kigali

In Burundi, the only airport that has a direct connection to Kigali is Bujumbura. From Bujumbura, direct flights are offered by Brussels Airlines (Star Alliance), Ethiopian Airlines (Star Alliance) and RwandAir.

Cameroon
Flights from Cameroon to Kigali

There is 1 airport in Cameroon that has a direct connection to Kigali, which is Douala. From Douala, direct flights are offered by RwandAir.

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Flights from Democratic Republic of the Congo to Kigali

In Democratic Republic of the Congo, the only airport that has a direct connection to Kigali is Kinshasa. From Kinshasa, direct flights are offered by RwandAir.

Egypt
Flights from Egypt to Kigali

Cairo is the only city in Egypt with direct flights to Kigali. From Cairo, direct flights are offered by Egyptair (Star Alliance). This is a seasonal route that starts in January and ends in December.

Ethiopia
Flights from Ethiopia to Kigali

There is 1 airport in Ethiopia that has a direct connection to Kigali, which is Addis Ababa. From Addis Ababa, direct flights are offered by Ethiopian Airlines (Star Alliance).

Gabon
Flights from Gabon to Kigali

Libreville is the only city in Gabon with direct flights to Kigali. From Libreville, direct flights are offered by RwandAir.

Ghana
Flights from Ghana to Kigali

In Ghana, the only airport that has a direct connection to Kigali is Accra. From Accra, direct flights are offered by RwandAir. This is a seasonal route that starts in January and ends in December.

Kenya
Flights from Kenya to Kigali

There are 2 airports in Kenya that have non-stop flights to Kigali.

From Mombasa, direct flights are offered by RwandAir. This is a seasonal route that starts in January and ends in June.
From Nairobi, you can fly non-stop with Kenya Airways (SkyTeam) or RwandAir.

Netherlands
Flights from Netherlands to Kigali

There is 1 airport in Netherlands that has a direct connection to Kigali, which is Amsterdam. From Amsterdam, direct flights are offered by KLM (SkyTeam). This is a seasonal route that starts in January and ends in December.

Nigeria
Flights from Nigeria to Kigali

If you are looking for a direct flight from Nigeria to Kigali, there are 2 airports to choose from.

From Abuja and Lagos, you can fly with RwandAir.

Qatar
Flights from Qatar to Kigali

In Qatar, the only airport that has a direct connection to Kigali is Doha. From Doha, direct flights are offered by Qatar Airways (Oneworld).

Republic of the Congo
Flights from Republic of the Congo to Kigali

Brazzaville is the only city in Republic of the Congo with direct flights to Kigali. From Brazzaville, direct flights are offered by RwandAir.

South Africa
Flights from South Africa to Kigali

Johannesburg is the only city in South Africa with direct flights to Kigali. From Johannesburg, direct flights are offered by RwandAir.

Tanzania
Flights from Tanzania to Kigali

In Tanzania, there are 5 airports that have direct flights to Kigali.

From Dar es Salaam, direct flights are offered by RwandAir.
From Grumeti, the only airline with direct flights is Auric Air.
From Kilimanjaro, you can fly non-stop to Kigali with RwandAir. This route is recently announced though, and not operational yet. It will start in January 2021.
From Mwanza, the only airline with direct flights is Coastal Aviation.
From Seronera, direct flights are offered by Auric Air.

Turkey
Flights from Turkey to Kigali

In Turkey, the only airport that has a direct connection to Kigali is Istanbul. From Istanbul, direct flights are offered by Turkish Airlines (Star Alliance). This is a seasonal route that starts in January and ends in December.

Uganda
Flights from Uganda to Kigali

There is 1 airport in Uganda that has a direct connection to Kigali, which is Entebbe. From Entebbe, airlines that operate direct flights are Brussels Airlines (Star Alliance), Egyptair (Star Alliance), KLM (SkyTeam), Qatar Airways (Oneworld), RwandAir and Turkish Airlines (Star Alliance).

United Arab Emirates
Flights from United Arab Emirates to Kigali

In United Arab Emirates, the only airport that has a direct connection to Kigali is Dubai. From Dubai, direct flights are offered by RwandAir.

Zambia
Flights from Zambia to Kigali

Lusaka is the only city in Zambia with direct flights to Kigali. From Lusaka, direct flights are offered by RwandAir.

Zimbabwe
Flights from Zimbabwe to Kigali

There is 1 airport in Zimbabwe that has a direct connection to Kigali, which is Harare. From Harare, direct flights are offered by RwandAir.

Domestic flights to Kigali

Rwanda
Flights from Rwanda to Kigali

There is just one domestic flight to Kigali, which is between Kigali and Cyangugu. From Cyangugu, direct flights are offered by RwandAir.

Alternative airports near Kigali

Flying to an alternative airport near Kigali could give you other options to reach your destination. For example, the possibility to fly with a different airline or alliance, or finding a cheaper airfare. For this reason, alternative airports near to Kigali (KGL) are listed below. The closest alternative airports are Goma (GOM) and Cyangugu (KME).

Frequently asked questions - FAQ

How many airports are there in Kigali?

There is 1 airport in Kigali: Kigali International Airport (Kanombe Airport) (KGL).

What is the best airport to fly into Kigali?

The most convenient airport to fly into Kigali is Kigali International Airport (Kanombe Airport) (KGL).

How many airlines fly to Kigali?

There are 10 airlines flying to Kigali from 27 airports around the world, as of January 2021.

Which airlines fly to Kigali?

RwandAir, Brussels Airlines and Qatar Airways operate most flights to Kigali. To get a full overview of all operating airlines, please use the airline filter.

Which alliances are flying to Kigali?

Star Alliance, SkyTeam and Oneworld are all flying to Kigali.

How many nonstop flights are there to Kigali?

There are roughly 527 flights arriving at Kigali every month (or 126 flights each week), from a total of 27 airports worldwide.

What is the official name of Kigali Airport?

The official name of Kigali Airport is Kigali International Airport (Kanombe Airport).

What is the airport code of Kigali Airport?

The airport code of Kigali Airport is KGL.

What are the most popular flights to Kigali?

Entebbe, Nairobi and Addis Ababa are the 3 most popular routes to Kigali. For a complete overview of all flight routes to Kigali, please use our flight map.

How long is the flight to Kigali?

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