Country Profile

Republic of Uganda
(Jamhuri ya Uganda)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
09 October 1962
Capital City:
Total Area Ranking:
81 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
36 of 242 in the World

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Uganda History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Uganda
wikipedia: Uganda
wikipedia: History of Uganda


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


Civil Aircraft Registrations

In the British colonial era civil aircraft based in Uganda used the registration sequence VP-UAA to VP-UZZ, 1929-1962. Upon independence the sequence 5X-xxx was adopted.

All-time Uganda – civil aircraft register (VP-Uaa 5X-aaa).
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Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Defence Force (Uganda People’s Defence Force – Air Wing)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – no EMS/rescue helicopter service
Police Aviation (Uganda Police Air Wing)

Commercial Aviation

Air Uganda

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

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Uganda

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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