Kenya Airports

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Moi International Airport (MBA)

Location: The airport is situated six miles (10km) northwest of Mombasa.
Time: Local time is GMT +3
Contacts: Tel: +254 41 433 211
Transfer between terminals: The two terminals are within walking distance of one another.
Getting to the city: Authorised taxis are available for transfers to the city centre, but most travellers arrange to be picked up by their hotel or tour operator.
Car rental: Avis is represented at the airport. Other car hire companies based in the city will often arrange an airport pick up if organised ahead of the arrival date.
Airport Taxis: Kentaco Taxis is an authorised cab company that operates between the airport and Mombasa city centre and its surroundings. The journey to the city normally takes around 20 minutes.
Facilities: Facilities at the airport are limited by international standards but include banks, a bureau de change, a restaurant, and lounges.
Parking: There are car parks at the airport.
Website: www.kaa.go.ke/airports/mombasa-moi-international-airport

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

Location: The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) southeast of Nairobi.
Time: GMT +3.
Contacts: Tel: +254 (0)20 822 111
Transfer between terminals: There is a shuttle service available.
Getting to the city: The bus services leave fairly regularly for the city centre; most travellers however take a taxi or arrange to be picked up by their hotel or tour operator.
Car rental: Most worldwide rental companies are represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: Taxis take passengers to the central city hotels and its best to negotiate a fixed fare upfront.
Facilities: The facilities at the airport are fairly limited, but include a bank and bureau de change, left luggage, telephones, medical aid, a bar and restaurant, duty-free shops selling curios, tourist information, and hotel reservations. There are disabled facilities, but passengers should advise their airline in advance of any special needs.
Parking: Parking at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is charged at KSH 60 per hour for short-term parking.
Website: www.kaa.go.ke/airports/our-airports/jomo-kenyatta-international-airport/

Kisumu International Airport (KIS)

Location: The airport is located to the northwest of Kisumu, about two miles (3.5km) from the city.
Time: Local time is GMT +3
Getting to the city: Shuttle transfers and taxis are available from the airport to the centre of town; it is advisable to book these in advance or through a hotel.
Car rental: It is possible to rent a car at the airport.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available at the airport.
Facilities: Airport services include bars and restaurants, a courier service, and a first aid service.
Parking: Parking is available at the airport.
Website: www.kaa.go.ke/airports/kisumu-international-airport