Eliye Springs Airport

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Eliye Springs Airport
Airport typePublic, Civilian
OwnerKenya Airports Authority
ServesEliye Springs
LocationEliye Springs,  Kenya
Elevation AMSL1,395 ft / 425 m
Coordinates03°14′11″N 035°58′28″E / 3.23639°N 35.97444°E / 3.23639; 35.97444Coordinates: 03°14′11″N 035°58′28″E / 3.23639°N 35.97444°E / 3.23639; 35.97444
EYS is located in Kenya
Location of the airport in Kenya
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 2,740 835 Asphalt

Eliye Springs Airport (IATA: EYS, ICAO: HKES) is an airport in the Turkana County, Kenya.


Eliye Springs Airport is located in Eliye Springs, a village in Turkana County in northwestern Kenya, on the western shores of Lake Turkana.

By air, Eliye Springs Airport is situated approximately 530 kilometres (330 mi), by air, northwest of Nairobi International Airport, Kenya's largest civilian airport.[1] The geographic coordinates of this airport are:3° 13' 12.00"N, 36° 0' 0.00"E (Latitude:3.220000; Longitude:36.000000).


Eliye Springs Airport is a small civilian airport, serving the village of Eliye Springs. Situated at 425 metres (1,394 ft) above sea level, the airport has a single unpaved runway measuring 835 metres (2,740 ft) in length.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

None at the moment.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Distance between Eliye Point (Rift Valley) and Jomo Kenyatta Airport Nairobi (Nairobi Area) (Kenya)". distancecalculator.globefeed.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  2. ^ "EYS - Eliye Springs [Eliye Springs Airport], KE - Airport - Great Circle Mapper". www.gcmap.com. Retrieved 2018-11-08.

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