Mara Serena Airport

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Mara Serena Airport
Mara Serena Airport and Mara River.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic, Civilian
OwnerKenya Airports Authority
ServesMasai Mara, Kenya
LocationMasai Mara,  Kenya
Elevation AMSL5,600 ft / 1,707 m
Coordinates01°24′18″S 35°00′36″E / 1.40500°S 35.01000°E / -1.40500; 35.01000 (Mara Serena Airport)
Map
MRE is located in Kenya
MRE
MRE
Location of Mara Serena Airport in Kenya
Placement on map is approximate
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 3,445 1,050 Unpaved
Final Approach

Mara Serena Airport is an airstrip in Masai Mara, Kenya.

Location[edit]

Mara Serena Airport (IATA: MRE, ICAO: HKMS) is located in Masai Mara, in Narok County, in southwestern Kenya, close to the border with Tanzania.

Mara Serena Airport lies approximately 225 kilometres (140 mi) southwest of Nairobi International Airport, Kenya's largest civilian airport.[1] The geographical coordinates of this airport are:1° 24' 18.00"S, 35° 0' 36.00"E (Latitude:-1.405000; Longitude:35.010000). Mara Serena Airport is an all weather gravel airstrip serving tourist flights to Masai Mara. This airstrip is one of several in Masai Mara, some of which are in fact tarmac paved airstrips such as Keekorok Airstrip. In total, Masai Mara and the surrounding conservancies have a network of close to 10 airstrips and which one you fly to depends on which camp or lodge you will be staying at in the Reserve. A useful link has been provided below to see both a Map of the various airstrips as well as the details of each including Masai Mara airport codes.

Overview[edit]

Mara Serena Airport is a small civilian airport, serving Masai Mara and the neighboring communities. Situated at 1,707 metres (5,600 ft) above sea level, the airport has one unpaved runway measuring 3,445 feet (1,050 m) in length.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Airkenya Express Nairobi–Wilson, Nanyuki, Samburu
Eastafrican.com Nairobi–Wilson
Mombasa Air Safari Mombasa
Safarlink Lewa Downs, Migori, Nairobi–Wilson, Naivasha

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Distance between Masai Mara Game Reserve (Rift Valley) and Jomo Kenyatta Airport Nairobi (Nairobi Area) (Kenya)". distancecalculator.globefeed.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  2. ^ "MRE - Maasai Mara Game Reserve [Mara Serena], KE - Airport - Great Circle Mapper". www.gcmap.com. Retrieved 2018-11-09.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 1°24′18″S 35°00′36″E / 1.405000°S 35.010000°E / -1.405000; 35.010000