Wilson Airport closure on Jamhuri Day prompt flight rescheduling

Air Kenya has announced changes to their morning schedule tomorrow due to the closure of Wilson Airport:

Greetings from Airkenya!

Tomorrow 12th of December 2019 Kenya is set to celebrate its Jamhuri (Independence) Day.

As is the norm a NOTAM for Wilson Airport closure for some hours during the day has been issued and we have therefore planned for some early departures and we ask that you take note of the following:

a) MAASAI MARA schedule

WILSON – MARA flight No. 851 departs Wilson Airport at 0700hrs
WILSON – MARA flight No 853 will depart at Wilson Airport at 0800hrs

b) Mt. Kenya Game Ranch, Lewa Downs and Samburu Buffalo schedule

WILSON – NORTH flight Nos. 861 and 871 will depart from Wilson at 0730hrs.

c) Inbound Services – Land at JKIA

Above returning flights 852, 854 from Mara and 872 from the North returning to WILSON will instead land at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 1030hrs approx.

Check in at Wilson is STRICTLY 1 Hour to above departures.

For further information and pick up times for each airstrip kindly contact Airkenya Operations on +254 20 3916000 or email operations

Happy Jamhuri Day!