Wilson Airport

Nairobi Airports

Nairobi Airports

JKIA is the main international airport located 37 km (23 mi) southeast of Amani Gardens off Mombasa Road. It’s named after Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya's first president and prime minister.


The time it takes to get to JKIA varies depending on the time of day.


Flight Leaving                 Leave Amani Gardens at

11:55 pm         8:00 pm

10:35 pm        7:00 pm

  5:30 am        3:00 am



*Please consult your taxi driver ahead of time to find out about the traffic situation to the airport. During rush hour times it’s possible it could take you 3 hours or more.


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Wilson Airport is a regional airport serving mostly local tourist and humanitarian flights. It’s located 10 km (6 mi) south of Amani Gardens off Langata Road. Many flights to safari destinations take off from here.


The airport was established in 1933 and was used by Imperial Airways Empire air mail services from the United Kingdom via Egypt and continuing in stages to South Africa.

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