Kenya has five major airports and several airstrips across the country. The main airport is located in the capital city, Nairobi.
Several local and foreign airlines use the main airport to connect passengers to the rest of the world.
The main Airports in Kenya are:
1. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
(JKIA OR NBO)
Located in the heart of Nairobi, this is the main international airport that connects several passengers to their final destinations across the globe. It is among the top three of Africa’s best airports, Kenya’s largest and the busiest airport in eastern and central Africa.
JKIA has been named after the late President Jomo Kenyatta who was the first Kenyan Prime Minister. It has flights to International destinations like New York, Frankfurt, Zurich and the United States. Locally within the country, one can make flights to Mombasa, Eldoret, Kisumu and many more places. At JKIA you can find several airlines like Fly540, Kenya Airways and Jambojet.
2. Eldoret International Airport (EDL)
Eldoret International Airport is located in Eldoret. The airport serves Eldoret and it’s neighbouring counties. At Eldoret, you’ll find direct flights to Kisumu and Nairobi.
3. Kisumu International Airport (KIS)
Kisumu International Aiport is located in the Nyanza region that is now Kisumu county, it is the entry point for visitors exploring the western parts of the country. This is the second busiest airport in Kenya, and it has direct flights to Nairobi, Mombasa and Eldoret.
4. Moi International Airport, Mombasa
Moi International Airport is located at the coast of Kenya, it serves the visitors exploring the coast and its environs. It is the largest airport on the coast and it has significantly played a major contribution to the economy of Kenya.
5. Wilson Airport
Wilson Airport is located along Langata Road, it is one of the busiest airports in the city of Nairobi, it serves destinations within and around Kenya.