One of the top ten busiest airports in Africa, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) is Kenya's largest flight service. Hosting 49 scheduled airlines; JKIA services direct flight connections to Europe, the Middle East, Far East and Africa. It forms the main hub for Kenya Airways, JetLink Express and Fly540.
Formerly known as Embakasi Airport and Nairobi International Airport, JKIA is situated 18 km from Nairobi's CBD in Embakasi, an outlying southeastern suburb of Nairobi. The Mombasa Highway is the main access route between the city and the airport.
Facilities include foreign exchange and banking services, duty free shops, bars and restaurants, Wireless Internet access, post office, exporters, taxi, car rentals, tour agencies, hotel booking booths, VIP lounges, salons, prayer rooms and a children’s play area.
Airports near Embakasi
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Nairobi West(11.6 km from Embakasi)
Wilson Airport neighbours the Uhuru Monument, the famous site where Kenya was granted independence. It lies south of Nairobi and Langata Road, roughly 2 km southwest of the junction with Mombasa Road.