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Jomo Kenyatta International Airport formerly called Embakasi Airport and Nairobi International Airport, is Kenya's largest aviation facility, and the busiest airport in Eastern Africa. It is the 6th busiest airport in Africa. The airport is named after the first Kenyan prime minister and president Jomo Kenyatta.

Kenyatta airport is located in Embakasi, a suburb to the south-east of Nairobi. The airport is situated 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) from Nairobi's Central Business District, and at the edge of the city's built up area. The Mombasa Highway runs adjacent to the airport, and is the main route of access between Nairobi and the airport; a rail link is planned.

The airport is the main hub of Kenya Airways and Fly540. Jomo Kenyatta airport is served by Runway 06/24. Runway 06 is ILS-equipped, and is used for take-offs and landings. The airport is served by one terminal building constructed in the 1970s. The former "Embakasi" terminal, now used for cargo and for a Kenya Air Force training facility, was constructed before the 1960s.

The airport served 4,922,542 passengers in 2008.


Facts about flying to Nairobi

  • It takes approximately On average, flight duration from the UK is around 8 hours and 25 minutes to fly to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta from the UK.
  • The IATA airport code for Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Airport is NBO. This will appear on your ticket.
  • The average temperature of Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta in October is 20°C.
  • Airlines that fly to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Emirates, Air France, Qatar, KLM - and you can book them all at discounted prices with us.
  • You can also find Hotels in Nairobi with us.
  • For the cheapest flights to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta, try departing on a Thursday.

Nairobi Weather Temperature

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Forecast for Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta 2016



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