Most airports in Kenya are used for domestic flights. The largest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) located in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The second largest is Moi International Airport (MBA) located in Mombasa.
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)
It is situated 15 kilometers south of Nairobi’s city centre and it’s among the busiest airports of Africa. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport has four terminals, three of which are for international use.
Moi International Airport (MBA)
It is located 10 kilometers northwest of Mombasa. Moi International Airport has three terminals, a currency exchange desk, ATMs, cafeterias and tax-free shops.
Wilson Airport (WIL)
It is located 5 kilometers south of Nairobi. Wilson Airport is mainly used for domestic flights with light aircrafts. It is used for cargo transport and to fly passengers to popular tourist attractions in Kenya. Wilson Airport also has flights to Tanzania, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Eldoret International Airport (EDL)
It is located 16 kilometers south of Eldoret. Eldoret International Airport is used for tourism and to transport export produce. It is one of the very few airports in the world with a man-made forest on its grounds.
Kisumu International Airport (KIS)
It is located just outside Kisumu and it’s the third busiest and the country’s fourth International airport. It has two terminals and a 3.3 kilometers runway.
Malindi International Airport (MYD)
The Airport is 2.5 Kilometers (1.55 miles) west of Malindi Town. According to Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) Malindi International Airport has an annual passenger handling capacity of 300,000 passengers. Plans are underway to extend the runway from 1.4 km to 2.9 km and to increase the size of the apron to accommodate more aircraft.
List of Airports in Kenya
Below is a list of all the airports in Kenya and their International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and International Air Transport Association (IATA) codes.
|Bura (Tana River)||HKBR||Bura East Airport|
|Eldoret||HKEL||EDL||Eldoret International Airport|
|Eliye Springs||HKES||EYS||Eliye Springs Airport|
|Garba Tula||HKGT||Garba Tula Airport|
|Homa Bay||HKHB||Homa Bay Airport|
|Kisumu||HKKI||KIS||Kisumu International Airport|
|Lewa Downs||Lewa Airport|
|Mackinnon Road||HKMR||Mackinnon Road Airport|
|Masai Mara||HKKE||Keekorok Airport|
|Masai Mara||MRE||Mara Serena Airport|
|Meru National Park||HKMK||Mulika Lodge Airport|
|Mombasa||HKMO||MBA||Moi International Airport|
|Mtito Andei||HKMT||Mtito Andei Airport|
|Nairobi||HKJK||NBO||Jomo Kenyatta International Airport|
|Nairobi||HKRE||Moi Air Base|