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Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

Full Airport Name

(Nairobi) Jomo Kenyatta All-embracing Airport


Airport North Road, Nairobi, 00501, Kenya

Airport Code


Country Code



(020) 661 1000 or 822 111


(020) 822 078



Number of Terminals

3 commuter terminals in one building, and a abstracted burden terminal

Time Zone

GMT + 3


The airport is amid 16km (10 miles) to the southeast of axial Nairobi, in the Embakasi suburb.

Airport News

Nairobi airport is the better and busiest airport in East and Axial Africa. A massive amplification activity that will admission accommodation about three-fold started in 2006. Taxiway and aircraft parking areas will be added substantially. Arrivals and departures areas will be separated, and the terminal will be thoroughly renovated. Although the anniversary cardinal of cartage has gone able-bodied above 4 million, the accepted accommodation of the airport is 2.5 million. The amplification activity will admission this to 9 actor passengers.

Driving Directions

Driving to the airport is straightforward. Head appear the south east on the A104 accomplished the Embakasi suburb and chase the signs to the airport.

Car Parking

The airport has 900 concise and 100 abiding parking spaces.

Car Hire

Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz are some of the car appoint companies at the airport.

Public Transport

Road: Bus: Bus casework amid the airport and the burghal centre abandon from the bus stops alfresco terminal 1 and 2. Casework are frequent.

Taxi: Taxis are attainable alfresco the arrivals hall, and they booty travellers to the burghal for a anchored fare.

Information and Help Desks

There are advice counters in all the terminal units and the accession hall.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: Banking facilities, a column appointment and bill barter casework are attainable in the terminal building.

Eating and drinking: There is a restaurant on the fifth attic of the terminal building. A café is attainable in terminal assemblage 1, while a restaurant and pub are attainable in assemblage 2 and a café and bite bar in assemblage 3 and the all-embracing accession hall. There are bendable alcohol automat machines in all terminal units.

Shopping: There are affluence of shops at the airport. There are African clothes shops, a jewellery shop, a book shop, appearance shops and duty-free shops affairs tobacco, spirits, cosmetics, toiletries, allowance items and abundant more.

Luggage: There is a larboard baggage account at the airport. For inquiries about absent luggage, acquaintance one of the advice counters.

Other facilities: A aboriginal aid account is available, and there are babyish affliction accessories as able-bodied in the terminal building.

Conference and Business Facilities

There are no appointment accessories as such at the airport, but there are several airline lounges as able-bodied as a VIP lounge available. There is additionally a cyber café alms Internet admission in the departures area, and if fax, printer or archetype casework are needed, enquire at the advice counters in the terminal building.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

There are toilets attainable to wheelchair users in the terminal, but accessories are basic. Cartage in charge of abetment are brash to acquaintance their airline afore travelling.


There are no hotels at the airport. Hilton Nairobi Hotel (tel: (020) 250 000), Grand Regency Hotel (tel: (020) 211 199), Fairview Hotel (tel: (020) 288 1000) and the Nairobi Serena Hotel (tel: (020) 282 2000) are all amid in Nairobi, 20 account from the airport.