Country Profile

Republic of Rwanda
(Repubulika y'u Rwanda)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
01 July 1962
Capital City:
Total Area Ranking:
148 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
80 of 242 in the World

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Rwanda History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Rwanda
wikipedia: Rwanda
wikipedia: History of Rwanda


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Rwanda.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

During the Belgian colonial era, civil aircraft based in Ruanda-Urundi used the registration sequence OO-xxxx 1929-1962. After independence the prefix 9XR-xxx was adopted.

All-time Rwanda – civil aircraft register (9XR-aa).
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Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (Force Aerienne Rwandaise)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – Akagera Aviation operates an EMS helicopter
Police Aviation (Rwanda National Police Air Wing)

Commercial Aviation

Air Rwanda

wikipedia: Airlines of Rwanda
The World’s Airlines: Rwanda

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Rwanda

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums

None at present

Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.

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