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JKIA receives aerodrome certification for 2013

Harrison Machio (Operations & Safety Manager, Kenya Airports Authority, hands over the JKIA Aerodrome Certificate to Edward Kobuthi, the Airport Manager.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has received its aerodrome certificate for the year 2013 from the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA). Airport certification is a requirement of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). “This certification reaffirms our commitment to maintaining safety procedures at JKIA and we shall endeavor to operate within the parameters set by [...]

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Kenya hosts global airport executives at first Africa meeting

Kenya Airports Authority General Manager, Business Development and Marketing, Lucy Mbugua (far left) with members of the Airport Council International (ACI) World Economics Committee.

Kenya’s role in the global aviation industry got a shot in the arm when the country hosted a forum bringing together airport executives from around the world. This was the first time ever that the meeting of the Airport Council International (ACI) World Economics Committee has been held in Africa. Kenya Airports Authority (KAA), led [...]

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Construction of Greenfield Terminal begins in November 2013

Aerial view of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi, with the cargo terminal in the foreground. Picture by M. Kimemia.

Construction of the proposed Greenfield Terminal at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is expected to begin in November 2013. The Greenfield terminal, which includes a new runway, will double the handling capacity of Kenya’s largest airport to over 20 million passengers annually. The Greenfield Terminal is scheduled to be completed in 2017 at an estimated [...]

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