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NBO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: NBO / HKJK
Airport Name: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
GPS Coordinates: 1°19'6"S by 36°55'32"E
Area Served: Nairobi
Operator/Owner: Kenya Airports Authority
Airport Type: Joint (Civil and Military)
Elevation: 5,327 feet (1,624 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO):

  • The closest airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) is Wilson Airport (WIL), which is located only 8 miles (12 kilometers) W of NBO.
  • Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) currently has only 1 runway.
  • On 7 August 2013, a fire originating in the immigration area caused massive damage to the airport and forced it to suspend operations temporarily.
  • A new instrument landing system-equipped runway 5,500 metres in length has been approved for construction at a cost of 12.8 billion Kenyan shillings.
  • The furthest airport from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) is Atuona Airport (AUQ), which is located 11,621 miles (18,703 kilometers) away in Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia.
  • In November 2012, KAA announced that Units 1, 2, and 3 would be renovated at a cost of 7.9 billion Kenyan shillings.
  • Jomo Kenyatta International Airport handled 580,363 passengers last year.
  • Because of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport's high elevation of 5,327 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at NBO. Combined with a high temperature, this could make NBO a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The airport served 5,803,635 passengers in 2011, making it the ninth-busiest airport in Africa by total passengers.

Map of Nearest Airports from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
17.66 miles (12.32 km) WWilson Airport (WIL)Nairobi, KenyaView Wilson Airport on a map Set WIL as destination Airport Get more information about Wilson Airport
287.25 miles (140.42 km) NNanyuki Airfield (NYK)Nanyuki, KenyaView Nanyuki Airfield on a map Set NYK as destination Airport Get more information about Nanyuki Airfield
394.15 miles (151.52 km) SSEAmboseli Airport (ASV)Amboseli, KenyaView Amboseli Airport on a map Set ASV as destination Airport Get more information about Amboseli Airport
4132.47 miles (213.19 km) WMara Serena Airport (MRE)Masai Mara, KenyaView Mara Serena Airport on a map Set MRE as destination Airport Get more information about Mara Serena Airport
5132.83 miles (213.78 km) WNWKericho Airport (KEY)Kericho, KenyaView Kericho Airport on a map Set KEY as destination Airport Get more information about Kericho Airport
6134.99 miles (217.24 km) SEKilaguni Airport (ILU)Kilaguni, KenyaView Kilaguni Airport on a map Set ILU as destination Airport Get more information about Kilaguni Airport
7142.85 miles (229.89 km) NWKimwarer Airport (KRV)Kerio Valley, KenyaView Kimwarer Airport on a map Set KRV as destination Airport Get more information about Kimwarer Airport
8143.05 miles (230.22 km) SArusha Airport (ARK)Arusha, TanzaniaView Arusha Airport on a map Set ARK as destination Airport Get more information about Arusha Airport
9143.91 miles (231.60 km) SMoshi Airport (QSI)Moshi, TanzaniaView Moshi Airport on a map Set QSI as destination Airport Get more information about Moshi Airport
10146.20 miles (235.29 km) SKilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)Kilimanjaro, TanzaniaView Kilimanjaro International Airport on a map Set JRO as destination Airport Get more information about Kilimanjaro International Airport
11161.40 miles (259.74 km) SSWLake Manyara Airport (LKY)Lake Manyara, TanzaniaView Lake Manyara Airport on a map Set LKY as destination Airport Get more information about Lake Manyara Airport
12166.60 miles (268.12 km) NWEldoret International Airport (EDL)Eldoret, KenyaView Eldoret International Airport on a map Set EDL as destination Airport Get more information about Eldoret International Airport
13174.04 miles (280.08 km) WNWKisumu International Airport (KIS)Kisumu, KenyaView Kisumu International Airport on a map Set KIS as destination Airport Get more information about Kisumu International Airport
14197.11 miles (317.22 km) ENEGarissa Airport (GAS)Garissa, KenyaView Garissa Airport on a map Set GAS as destination Airport Get more information about Garissa Airport
15208.71 miles (335.88 km) NWKitale Airport (KTL)Kitale, KenyaView Kitale Airport on a map Set KTL as destination Airport Get more information about Kitale Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,621.39 miles (18,702.76 km) SSWAtuona Airport (AUQ)Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French PolynesiaView Atuona Airport on a map Set AUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Atuona Airport
211,449.79 miles (18,426.61 km) ECassidy International Airport (CXI)Christmas Island, KiribatiView Cassidy International Airport on a map Set CXI as destination Airport Get more information about Cassidy International Airport
311,329.02 miles (18,232.24 km) SManihi Airport (XMH)Manihi, French PolynesiaView Manihi Airport on a map Set XMH as destination Airport Get more information about Manihi Airport
411,327.23 miles (18,229.37 km) SAhe Airport (AHE)Ahe, French PolynesiaView Ahe Airport on a map Set AHE as destination Airport Get more information about Ahe Airport
511,266.90 miles (18,132.27 km) SSEArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport
611,253.73 miles (18,111.08 km) SSEMataiva Airport (MVT)Mataiva, French PolynesiaView Mataiva Airport on a map Set MVT as destination Airport Get more information about Mataiva Airport
711,247.65 miles (18,101.29 km) SApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
811,243.28 miles (18,094.25 km) SFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
911,236.26 miles (18,082.97 km) SRaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
1011,223.58 miles (18,062.56 km) SFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1111,198.94 miles (18,022.90 km) SMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
1211,136.36 miles (17,922.19 km) SAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1311,089.05 miles (17,846.06 km) SHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
1411,079.85 miles (17,831.25 km) SSEHuahine – Fare Airport (HUH)Huahine, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Huahine – Fare Airport on a map Set HUH as destination Airport Get more information about Huahine – Fare Airport
1511,074.28 miles (17,822.28 km) SSEBora Bora Airport (BOB)Bora Bora, French PolynesiaView Bora Bora Airport on a map Set BOB as destination Airport Get more information about Bora Bora Airport