About Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

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.


Things to do in Embakasi

Accommodation near Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Nairobi Airport Hotel

Sleeps 52 in 16 rooms

Nairobi Airport Hotel is located just 5 minutes away from Nairobi International Airport and is the ideal place to skip the notorious...
from R1188
per night for 2 guests

La Palms Comfort Hotel

Sleeps 26 in 17 rooms

La Palms Comfort Hotel is located in one of Nairobi city’s most beautiful suburbs, and is conveniently close to Jomo Kenyatta International...
from R702
per night for 2 guests

Sahara Classic Gardens

Sleeps 20 in 10 rooms

Sahara Classic Gardens is strategically located on Mombasa Road highway only 15 minute’s to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. It offers...
from R702
per night for 2 guests

Fahari Hotel

Sleeps 67 in 33 rooms

Fahari Hotel is situated in the suburb of Embakasi, Nairobi and is approximately 20 minutes’ from the airport. Surrounded by green gardens...
from R1964
per night for 2 guests

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Map

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is 14km from the centre of Nairobi , the nearest airport 0km (Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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