Kisumu International Airport

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Kisumu International Airport
Airport typeCivil
OperatorKenya Airports Authority
Elevation AMSL3,796 ft / 1,157 m
Coordinates00°05′10″S 34°43′44″E / 0.08611°S 34.72889°E / -0.08611; 34.72889Coordinates: 00°05′10″S 34°43′44″E / 0.08611°S 34.72889°E / -0.08611; 34.72889
KIS is located in Kenya
Location of airport in Kenya
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 10,826 3,300 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passenger numbers401,300[1]

Kisumu International Airport is an airport in Kisumu, Kenya (IATA: KIS, ICAO: HKKI). It is the third-busiest airport in Kenya[2] and the country's fourth international airport. Although classified as an international airport, scheduled passenger service is available only to Nairobi and Mombasa. The airport is set for a second phase of a 4.9 billion shilling expansion that will include the construction of a parallel taxiway, cargo apron and associated facilities.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

East African Safari Air Nairobi–Jomo Kenyatta
Fly540 Eldoret, Nairobi–Jomo Kenyatta
Freedom Airline Express Nairobi–Jomo Kenyatta[3]
Jambo Jet Nairobi–Jomo Kenyatta
Kenya Airways Nairobi–Jomo Kenyatta
Silverstone Air Nairobi–Wilson, Mombasa[4]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 21 December 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Global Take-Off Soon for Kisumu Airport". 14 July 2011.
  3. ^ Ojina, Elizabeth (14 May 2018). "Freedom Airline launches flights to Kisumu airport". Business Daily Africa. Nairobi. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  4. ^ Kenya Airports Authority (21 February 2018). "Silverstone Air Launches Kisumu – Mombasa Direct Flights". Nairobi: Kenya Airports Authority. Retrieved 14 May 2018.

External links[edit]

Media related to Kisumu Airport at Wikimedia Commons