Port Reitz ( ; alternatively spelled / / Portreitz) is a district of Mombasa, Kenya, and is located north-west of the island. It was named after Lieutenant J.J.Reitz, an officer in the Royal Navy, who became commander or resident of Mombasa in February 1824. [1 ]
Mombasa Airport [ edit ]
Port Reitz is the location of
Moi International Airport, the second largest airport in Kenya. The dual- runway airport was originally named Port Reitz Airport.
Port Reitz Hospital [ edit ]
At the end of the main Port Reitz road is the
Port Reitz District Hospital. The hospital operates specialises as a mental institute, a children's hospital and prosthetics centre. A funeral director is located opposite the hospital complex. The road leading to the complex has come under political criticism due to the neglect of upkeep. [2 ]
Transport [ edit ]
Port Reitz is reached by
matatu from Mombasa island. Although Port Reitz is a matatu terminus, share taxis to Migadini are within walking distance.
References [ edit ]
^ . 1911. p. 682. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Volume 18
^ mzalendo :: Eye On Kenyan Parliament