Nyeri Airport

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Nyeri Airport
Airport typePublic, Civilian
OwnerKenya Airports Authority
ServesNyeri, Kenya
LocationNyeri,  Kenya
Elevation AMSL ft / 1,777 m
Coordinates00°22′17″S 036°58′53″E / 0.37139°S 36.98139°E / -0.37139; 36.98139Coordinates: 00°22′17″S 036°58′53″E / 0.37139°S 36.98139°E / -0.37139; 36.98139
NYE is located in Kenya
Location of the airport in Kenya
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 4,050 1,230 Unpaved

Nyeri Airport (IATA: NYE, ICAO: HKNI) is an airport in Nyeri Count, Kenya.


Nyeri Airport is located 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) the northeast of Nyeri, in the Kenyan Central Highlands.

Its location is approximately 91 kilometres (57 mi), by air, north of Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the country’s largest civilian airport.[1] The geographic coordinates of this airport are:0° 20' 24.00"S, 36° 54' 36.00"E (Latitude:-0.34000; Longitude:36.91000).


Nyeri Airport is a small civilian airport, serving the Central Highlands town of Nyeri and surrounding communities. The airport is situated 1,777 metres (5,830 ft) above sea level, and has a single recently paved runway measuring 4,050 feet (1,230 m) in length. The airport is due to undergo development with the building of a terminal building and increase of the runway length to 2000m under the new county government.[2] Kenyan Air Force FOB Nyeri is located near Nyeri Airport, and there may be Kenyan Air Force assets situated in the perimeter.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Distance between Nyeri () (Airport) and Jomo Kenyatta Airport Nairobi (Nairobi Area) (Kenya)". distancecalculator.globefeed.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  2. ^ "Welcome theairdb.com - Hostmonster.com". theairdb.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.

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