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Nairobi Airports

There are 2 major airports that we recommend for commercial flights into Nairobi. You can research nonstop direct flights into multiple airports, whether you're flying international or domestic, using connecting flights, or even landing at a smaller local executive airport in your private jet charter. Plan out your transporation to get from the airport to downtown, and look for hotels and things to do in Nairobi.


What are the best airports in Nairobi to fly into?

The major airports that people talk about in and around Nairobi are:

Wilson Airport  (WIL / HKNW)
6 km driving distance from Nairobi, with international and domestic flights from cities like Masai Mara, Ukunda, Arusha, and Malindi.
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport  (NBO / HKJK)
16 km driving distance from Nairobi, with international and domestic flights from cities like Kigali, Dar Es Salaam, Bujumbura, and Dubai.

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Airports with international flights

Here are some of the airports with international flights serving Nairobi:

Wilson Airport  (WIL / HKNW)
6 km driving distance from Nairobi, with international and domestic flights from cities like Masai Mara, Ukunda, Arusha, and Malindi.
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport  (NBO / HKJK)
16 km driving distance from Nairobi, with international and domestic flights from cities like Addis Ababa, Lusaka, Zurich, and Bangkok.
Kilimanjaro International Airport  (JRO / HTKJ)
323 km driving distance from Nairobi, with international and domestic flights from cities like Amsterdam, Mwanza, Entebbe, and Zanzibar.
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Airports with domestic flights

Here are some of the airports with domestic flights serving Nairobi:

Wilson Airport  (WIL / HKNW)
6 km driving distance from Nairobi, with international and domestic flights from cities like Masai Mara, Ukunda, Malindi, and Amboseli.
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport  (NBO / HKJK)
16 km driving distance from Nairobi, with international and domestic flights from cities like Mombasa, Eldoret, and Kisumu.
Amboseli Airport  (ASV / HKAM)
233 km driving distance from Nairobi, with domestic flights
Nanyuki Airport  (NYK / HKNY)
235 km driving distance from Nairobi, with domestic flights from cities like Samburu.
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Get from the airport to your hotel in Nairobi

You can research transportation from the airport to your hotel by taxi, bus, train, or Uber. Here are some of the most popular hotels in Nairobi.

Fairmont The Norfolk
about 27 km from WIL, or 29 km from NBO
The Sarova Stanley
about 25 km from WIL, or 27 km from NBO
Tribe-the Village Market Hotel
about 39 km from WIL, or 40 km from NBO
Wasini Luxury Homes
about 31 km from WIL, or 33 km from NBO
Jamiat Hotel
about 26 km from WIL, or 28 km from NBO

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Things to do in Nairobi

Plan your trip around popular attractions, and figure out how to get to and from the airport and around your destination. Here are some of the top mentioned places to check out in Nairobi.

Masai Mara 2
about 14 km from WIL, or 25 km from NBO
Nairobi National Museum
about 28 km from WIL, or 30 km from NBO

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