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The 16 largest airports and airlines in Kenya

Further information is provided on the 16 biggest airports in Kenya. At Jomo Kenyatta International Airport alone, 39 airlines operate and serve flights to and from 64 destinations.

Out of the twelve airlines of the country we have listed biggest 8. Kenya Airways is leading here with a total of 53 flight destinations.

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The 16 biggest airports in Kenya

NBOJomo Kenyatta International AirportNairobi3964
MBAMombasa Moi International AirportMombasa99
LAUManda AirstripLamu42
MYDMalindi AirportMalindi43
MREMara Serena Lodge AirstripMasai Mara31
WILNairobi Wilson AirportNairobi310
ASVAmboseli AirportAmboseli National Park21
EDLEldoret International AirportEldoret22
KISKisumu AirportKisumu22
NYKNanyuki AirportNanyuki23
WJRWajir AirportWajir24
LKGLokichoggio AirportLokichoggio11
KWYKiwayu AirportKiwayun/an/a
JJMMulika Lodge AirportMeru-Kinnan/an/a
NUUNakuru AirportNakurun/an/a
BMQBamburi Airportn/an/a

Freight volume

In 2021, a total of 299.59 million ton-kilometers (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled) of cargo was moved by air in Kenya.

The biggest airlines based in Kenya

The largest airline in the country with scheduled passenger traffic and in terms of fleet size is Kenya Airways. In 2021, it carried 2.20 million passengers. It currently has a fleet of 38 aircrafts. The main airlines for civil passenger traffic in Kenya are:

IATANameCallsignFleet sizeDestinations
KQKenya AirwaysKenya3853
FE748 Air Services7481228
RRVMombasa Air SafariSkyrover913
P2Airkenya ExpressSunexpress912
OWSkyward ExpressSkyward88
2TTimbis AirTimbis8n/a

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