Nairobi airport

Nairobi International Airport, formerly known as Embakasi Airport is the largest airport hub in Kenya, it is ranked 6th airport in Africa in terms of air traffic, and the first airport for the east of the African continent.

J.Kenyatta Airport is located in the south-east of Nairobi, the capital of the country, 15 km from the city center, in the Embakasi division.

The airport includes only one runway, It also includes a passenger terminal dating from 1970s and a cargo terminal. On average, it receives 4.500.000 passengers every year.

inaugurated in 1958, Nairobi airport is served by twenty six airlines companies whose Kenya Airways, Saudia, Qatar Airways, RwandAir, KLM, Etihad Airways, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Air France, Air Arabia, … It serves sixty four destinations.

Access plans

The A 109 highway, called Mombasa Road on this part of its route, passes southwest of the airport and serves as the main communication route between the airport and the center of Nairobi.

Means of access

A Taxis and shuttles are set up to go to Nairobi Airport from the center of the Kenyan city. Recognizable by their yellow color, a taxicab are at your disposal to take you to the airport throughout the week, at any time.

Jomo-Kenyatta airport is also served by the bus line number 34 running between the airport and the city center every twenty minutes.

Car rental: Many car rental agencies are located at the airport offering cheap tourist vehicles for your travel to and from the airport of Nairobi.

Car park

Book your parking from 60KES and park your car near the terminal. You have five car parks for short and long term parking

Aeronautical Data

Code AITA/OACI: NBO/ HKJK

Contact information

Phone: +254.0206.822.111

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