Kisii Airport

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Kisii Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic, Civilian
OwnerKenya Airports Authority
ServesKisii
LocationKisii,  Kenya
Elevation AMSL4,898 ft / 1,493 m
Coordinates00°40′21″S 34°41′20″E / 0.67250°S 34.68889°E / -0.67250; 34.68889 (Kisii Airport)
Map
HKKS is located in Kenya
HKKS
HKKS
Location of Kisii Airport in Kenya
Placement on map is approximate
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10-28 3,210 980 Asphalt

Kisii Airport is an airport in Kisii County, Kenya.

Location[edit]

Kisii Airport (IATA: n/a, ICAO: HKKS) is located in Suneka District, Kisii County, in the town of Suneka which is approx 8 km from Kisii Town a major commercial Hub, in southwestern Kenya, on the eastern shores of Lake Victoria, close to the International borders with Tanzania and Uganda.

Its location is approximately 251 kilometres (156 mi), by air, northwest of Nairobi International Airport, the country’s largest civilian airport.[1] The geographic coordinates of this airport are:0° 40' 21.00"S, 34° 41' 20.00"E (Latitude:-0.672500; Longitude:34.688890).

Overview[edit]

Kisii Airport is a small civilian airport, serving the southwestern Kenya'n town of Kisii, and surrounding communities. Situated at 4,898 feet (1,493 m) above sea level,[2] the airport has a single asphalt runway 10-28 which measures 3,210 feet (980 m) in length.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

There is no regular, scheduled airline service to Kisii Airport at this time.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Distance between Jomo Kenyatta Airport Nairobi (Nairobi Area) and Kisii (Nyanza) (Kenya)". distancecalculator.globefeed.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  2. ^ Elevation of Kisii Airport
  3. ^ "Kisii Suneka Airstrip (HKKS) - Wikimapia". wikimapia.org. Retrieved 2018-08-21.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 0°40′21″S 34°41′20″E / 0.672500°S 34.688890°E / -0.672500; 34.688890