Amboseli Airport

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Amboseli Airport
Amboseli Airstrip 2017 02 crop.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public, Civilian
Owner Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
Serves Amboseli, Kenya
Location Amboseli,  Kenya
Elevation AMSL 3,757 ft / 1,145 m
Coordinates 02°38′32″S 037°15′00″E / 2.64222°S 37.25000°E / -2.64222; 37.25000Coordinates: 02°38′32″S 037°15′00″E / 2.64222°S 37.25000°E / -2.64222; 37.25000
Map
ASV is located in Kenya
ASV
ASV
Location of Amboseli Airport in Kenya
(Placement on map is approximate)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3,284 1,001 Asphalt

Amboseli Airport (IATA: ASV, ICAO: HKAM) is an airport in Kenya.

Location[edit]

Amboseli Airport is in Kajiado County, in Amboseli National Park, in south-central Kenya, close to the international border with the Republic of Tanzania.

It is approximately 156 kilometres (97 mi), by air, south of Nairobi International Airport, the country's largest civilian airport.[1] The geographic coordinates of Amboseli Airport are 2° 38' 42.00"S, 37° 15' 0.00"E (Latitude: -2.64500; Longitude:37.25000).

Overview[edit]

Amboseli Airport serves Amboseli National Park. The small airport receives regular scheduled service from Airkenya and unscheduled service from aircharter service providers.

At 1,145 metres (3,757 ft) above sea level,[2] the airport has a single asphalt runway that measures 1,001 metres (3,284 ft) in length.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Airkenya ExpressNairobi–Wilson
Mombasa Air SafariMombasa
SafarilinkNairobi–Wilson

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Distance between Jomo Kenyatta Airport Nairobi (Nairobi Area) and Amboseli (Rift Valley) (Kenya)". distancecalculator.globefeed.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  2. ^ "Site Weather Station HKAM in Amboseli Airport, RV, Kenya". CWOP Weather. Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  3. ^ "Amboseli - Kenya". World Airport Codes. Retrieved 2018-08-21.

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