Kakamega Airport

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Kakamega Airport
Airport type Public, Civilian
Owner Kenya Airports Authority
Serves Kakamega, Kenya
Location Kakamega,  Kenya
Elevation AMSL 5,020 ft / 1,530 m
Coordinates 00°16′12″N 34°47′00″E / 0.27000°N 34.78333°E / 0.27000; 34.78333 (Bungoma Airport)
HKKG is located in Kenya
Location of Kakakamega Airport in Kenya
Placement on map is approximate
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08-26 4,200 1,280 Asphalt (49 ft or 15 m wide)

Kakamega Airport is a small airport in Kenya. It serves the town of Kakamega. At 1,530 metres (5,020 ft) above sea level,[1] the airport has a single asphalt runway which measures 4,200 feet (1,300 m) in length and 49 feet (15 m) in width.[2]


Kakamega Airport (IATA: GGM, ICAO: HKKG) is in Kakamega County in the town of Kakamega, in western Kenya, close to the international border with the Republic of Uganda.

It is approximately 301 kilometres (187 mi), by air, northwest of Nairobi International Airport, the country's largest civilian airport.[3] The geographic coordinates of this airport are 0° 16' 12.00"N, 34° 47' 0.00"E (Latitude: 0.270000; Longitude: 34.783332).

Airport may be closed due to either construction or demolition of runway and ramp (May 2014).

Airlines and destinations[edit]

  • Fly540 (Nairobi, Eldoret)[4]
  • Fly County NBO-KKG-NBO

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Wolfram|Alpha: Making the world's knowledge computable". www.wolframalpha.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  2. ^ "Kakamega Airport :: Private Jet ::". www.privatejetscharter.net. Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  3. ^ "Distance between Kakamega (Western) and Jomo Kenyatta Airport Nairobi (Nairobi Area) (Kenya)". distancecalculator.globefeed.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  4. ^ "Fly540 - East Africa's low cost airline". www.fly540.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.

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Coordinates: 0°34′35″N 34°33′05″E / 0.576390°N 34.551390°E / 0.576390; 34.551390