Jomo Kenyatta International Airport In Nairobi, Kenya

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The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is located approximately 15 kilometers southeast of the city of Nairobi. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya, formerly called Embakasi Airport and Nairobi International Airport, is Kenya’s largest aviation facility as well as the busiest airport in East Africa. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) is an international airport in Kenya, like its name suggests, and is located in the Embakasi suburb in Nairobi. The JKIA airport in Kenya is named in honor of the founding president of Kenya, The late Jomo Kenyatta. The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya has scheduled flights to over 50 countries in the world.

According to statistics documented in 2011, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya is the ninth largest airport in Africa, serving over 5.8 million passengers annually. The Jomo Kenyatta Airport in Nairobi is the main hub for Kenyan’s flag carrier flight company, The Kenya Airways as well as Fly540 in Kenya the low cost flight carrier. Currently, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport serves 19,000 passengers daily from Asia, Europe and Africa. The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya has direct flights from Asia, Europe and Africa.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya has two accesses, the main one being on the Airport South Road off Mombasa Highway near The City Cabanas Hotel in Nairobi. The other access road to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya is the Airport North Road, also referred to as Old Embakasi Airport Road in Nairobi. However, this Airport North Road is usually used by the Kenya Air Force. The current terminal building in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is built in a semi circular orientation. The terminal building in JKIA in Nairobi is divided into three parts. The first two units of the terminal building in JKIA handle international departures and arrivals in Kenya while the third unit of JKIA terminal building handles local arrivals and departures.

There are a few eateries within Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya, which serve the passengers as the wait for their flights or to be picked from the airport on arrival. The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport has some in house cab services in Nairobi that transport the passengers to and fro the airport at a fee. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport also has some large cargo planes designated to ferry large cargo and containers. There are freight companies in Kenya such as SDV Transami – Group Bolore and FeDEX companies within the JKIA airports vicinity to handle deliveries and shipping in Kenya.

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