Airports, currency & banking
Details of Airports, currency & banking
Kigali International Airport in the capital, Kigali, is the main gateway for most destinations in the country.
Airlines flying to Kigali include: Brussels Airlines, Coaster Aviation, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, KLM, Qatar Airways, RwandAir, Turkish Airlines.
Rwanda’s unit of currency is the Rwandan franc. We also recommend arriving in Rwanda with US dollars which can be exchanged into local currency. Alternatively, there are plenty of ATMs in Kigali that accept international cards. Coins are divided into 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 francs, while notes are in 500, 1000, 2000, and 5000 francs.