Kenya, the ancestral home of Former US President, Barack Obama, as well as award-winning actress, Lupita Nyong’O, has a lot of world class airports built to soothe the travel needs of both foreigners and locals.
Whenever it gets closer to that time of the year when people travel within or outside the country for various reasons ranging from, tourism, business or holidays, the Aviation Industry thrives well, recording a substantial increase in the number of registered airlines as well as an increase in the number of flights recorded at the main airports in Kenya. Irrespective of the 2008 slow down in the economy globally, of which the Kenyan economy was affected, the Kenyan aviation industry has continued to wax stronger and stronger by the day.
No matter the budget you are working with, as long as it is reasonable for air travel; whatever class you intend travelling with be it economy, business or first class, you can rest assured that you will find an airport that has the right amount of airplane brands to meet your travel needs.
These numerous domestic and international Airports in Kenya today are equipped with different Kenyan air carriers as well as several other international carriers. Kenyan Airports are well up to standard with their counterparts world over. They come with extensive facilities including; banks, Airport hotels, airport car rental facilities, airport transfer services, convention facilities, foreign exchange bureaus, duty-free stores, post offices, healthcare facilities and bistros, just to name a few.
We have therefore, decided to bring you a comprehensive list of Local and International Airports in Kenya. This list also includes both civil and military airports in Kenya from which you can locate the nearest and most convenient airports for your travel plans. Hopefully, you’ll find it informative enough to guide you during your next travel.
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List of Civil and Military Airports in Kenya
List of Domestic and International Airports in Kenya
|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|
|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|
Nairobi International Airport (NBO) also known as the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIAi) located in the capital city of Nairobi, happens to be the largest airport in Kenya. It is also one of the busiest airports of Africa.
Following the Nairobi International Airport in size and capacity, is the Kisumu Airport, located in Kisumu, the capital city of Kisumu County.
Note: If you are planning a visit to Kenya or any city in the East African country, it is important you are equipped with adequate knowledge about the airports and other travel facilities which will be really useful.