Airtrips in masai mara national park
Airtrips in masai mara national park: Masai mara national reserve is a remarkable tourist destination located in Narok County in rift valley province receiving millions of tourists, Masai mara national reserve is famous because it experience the world’s most spectacle that is the great wildebeest migration. Travelling to Masai mara national reserve for a safari has been made easier by numerous routes and means of transport available for the tourist to use, the park is situate at a distance of approximately 260 kilometers a drive of 6-7 hours from Nairobi city.
One of the easiest way to get Masai mara national reserve mostly for tourists who have short safaris like 2-3 days is by flying, flying to masai mara national park is facilitated by many flight companies which offer flights from Nairobi international park and Wilson airstrip both found in Nairobi. Flight companies offering flights to Masai mara national park include Kenya Airways, Mombasa Air Safari, Air Kenya, Safarilink and many more.
Masai mara national reserve has many airstrips which are used by tourists flying to the park for a safari, these airstrips include
Keekorok Airstrip is lies in the proximity of Masai mara in the south western region of Kenya close to the international border of Kenya and Tanzania and south east in masai mara national park, this airstrip mainly serves tourists to Masai mara national reserve for a safari and the neighboring communities handling flights from Nairobi international airport. Nairobi international airport is the largest civilian airport in Kenya situated at a distance of 22 kilometers to Keekorok airport.
Keekorok airstrip gives easy access to Lonwalet hill and Ol Tukai hill and mainly serves visitors to Keekorok Lodge, Mara Sarova Game Lodge, Sekenani Camp, Mara Sopa Lodge, Ashnil Camp and Cottars Camp as their accommodation choice in Masai mara national reserve.
Mara Serena Airstrip
Mara Serena Airstrip is situated in south western region of Kenya in Narok country close to the border of Kenya with Tanzania, this park is the largest civilian airport in Masai national reserve used by tourists visiting the park using flying as an option. Mara Serena Airstrip is lies at a distance of 225 kilometers south west of Nairobi international airport and mainly serving Mara Serena Camp and other neighboring lodges and camps.
Musiara Airstrip is ranked as the most famous and most used airstrip in Masai mara national reserve, the airstrip is situated in the northern region of masa mara national reserve. Musiara Airstrip is situated close to governor’s camp and mainly serves governor’s camp, Neptune Mara Rianta Camp and other neighboring communities.
Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
Kichwa Tembo Airstrip is also one of the most famous and used airstrips in masa mara national reserve, the airstrip is situated northern region of the park and serves Kichwa Tembo Camp, Bateleur Camp, Kilima Camp, Mpata Lodge accommodation establishments which are used by tourist on a safari in masai mara national reserve and other neighboring communities . Kichwa Tembo airstrip uses the code of KTJ.
Siana springs Airstrip
Siana springs Airstrip is situated in the Siana group ranch, the airstrip is used by many tourists visiting Siana springs Airstrip and mainly serves Siana Springs Camp, Mara Bush top, Porini Main Camp, Ol Seki Hemingways Mara and Leleshwa Camp and the neighboring communities.
Ole Kiombo airstrip
Ole Kiombo airstrip lies in north region of Talek River, Ole Kiombo airstrip serves tourists flying to Masai mara national reserve for a safari and handles flights from both Wilson airstrip and Nairobi international airport. The airstrip also serves clients at Mara Intrepids, Mara Explorer, Fig Tree Camp, Porini Lion Camp, Tipilikwani Mara Camp, Base Camp, Naibor Camp, Kicheche Bush Camp and the neighboring communities.
Ngerende Airstrip is also used by tourists flying to Masai mara national reserve for a safari from Nairobi international airport and Wilson airstrip. Ngerende airstrip does not only serve Masai mara national reserve but also serves visitors to Ngerende Island Lodge, Kicheche Mara Camp, Mara Safari Camp, Saruni Camp, Lokoswan Camp and Richards Camp.
Olare Orok airstrip
Olare Orok airstrip is a frequently used airstrip by tourists visiting Masai mara national reserve, the airstrip is situated in the north region of Masai mara national reserve and is situated with in the Olare Motorogi conservancy. The airstrip also serves visitors to lodges and camps situated within Orok conservancy such as Mahali Nzuri safari camp.
Mara North Airstrip
Mara North Airstrip is found inside mara north conservancy, the airstrip is used by a number of tourists visiting the conservancy and Masai mara national reserve and also serves visitors of Kicheche mara camp, Saruni mara camp and Saruni wild camp.
Angama Airstrip is situated in the Great Rift Valley in Masai mara region in the southwest Kenya, Angama mara airstrip of IATA code ARA is a regional airstrip serving Masai mara national reserve and the nearby lodges. Angama airstrip’s flights are served by Mombasa Air Safari, Air Kenya and Safarilink flight companies
Ol seki airstrip
Ol seki airstrip is situated in the north east of Masai mara national reserve on the end of ridge in Naboisho conservancy, the airstrip is situated close to Hemingways Ol seki mara camp in a drive of 10 minutes.
When flying to masai mara national reserve it is advisable to book your flight before the actual day of flying and pay all the necessary fees in time.