Garissa Airport

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Garissa Airport
Summary
Airport type Public, Civilian
Owner Kenya Airports Authority
Serves Garissa, Kenya
Location Garissa,  Kenya
Elevation AMSL 476 ft / 145 m
Coordinates 00°28′07″S 39°38′58″E / 0.46861°S 39.64944°E / -0.46861; 39.64944 (Garissa Airport)
Map
GAS is located in Kenya
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GAS
Location of Garissa Airport in Kenya
Placement on map is approximate
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17-35 3,937 1,200 Asphalt

Garissa Airport is an airport in Kenya.

Location[edit]

Garissa Airport (IATA: GASICAO: HKGA) is located in the town of Garissa, Garissa County, near the International border with Somalia.

Its location is approximately 315 kilometres (196 mi), by air, north of Nairobi International Airport, the country's largest civilian airport.[1] The geographic coordinates of this airport are:0° 28' 7.00"N, 39° 38' 58.00"E (Latitude:-0.468610; Longitude:39.649445).

Overview[edit]

Garissa Airport is a small civilian airport, serving Garissa and surrounding communities. Situated at 145 metres (476 ft) above sea level, the airport has a single asphalt runway 17-35 that measures 3,937 feet (1,200 m) long.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

There are currently no airlines with scheduled service to Garissa.

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Coordinates: 0°28′07″S 39°38′58″E / 0.468610°S 39.649445°E / -0.468610; 39.649445