Smoking at Kigali International Airport (KGL)

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Before and After Security Smoking

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals.

Lighters and matches will be confiscated at security on the way to the gates.

After Security Smoking

Update from Vertigo, June 2023: Smoking cabin availible next to the book shop for $10 for regular pax.

Update from Holger on the 15th July 2019: There are smoking cabins in both lounges (Rwandair and Pearl which serves other airlines).

There are no smoking facilities inside the terminal. This has been confirmed by Andrea on the 26th July 2017. She was not to pleased.

For connecting flights you may need to enter Rwanda and smoke outside the terminal then go through Security again for your flight.

Further Information

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