JKIA Expansion and Modernisation

 

PROJECT PROFILE

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), is Kenya largest aviation facility, and the busiest airport in East Africa. It is importance as an aviation center makes it the pace setter for other airports in the region. The Airport is now fully operational following the August 7th fire incident with expansion plans already in place to make the aerodrome an even better airport.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport serves a daily average of 19,000 Passengers from Africa, Europe and Asia.

JKIA has direct flight connections to Europe, the Middle East, Far East and the African Continent.

 

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Status:
Commenced
Implementing Ministry (MDAS):
Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure.
Location:
Nairobi County
Sector:
Infrastructure
 

PROJECT PROGRESS

JKIA 1975

2.5 Million Passengers annually
25 Aircraft parking stands
1500 Car park slots.

JKIA 2006

7.5 Million Passengers annually
46 Aircraft Parking Stands
3400 Car Park Slots.

JKIA 2013

27.5 Million Passengers annually
107 Aircraft Parking stands
5900 Car park slots.

The 20 Million passenger airport terminal project will be launched by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta on 3rd December, 2013.
 

OBJECTIVE

To upgrade JKIA airport to conform to international standards and to enhance the value of our geographical location as a key regional and continental hub.
 

PROJECT COMPONENTS

  • 1. 2nd Runway
      STATUS:
      Not Started/Behind Schedule
      LOCATION:
      Nairobi County
      ANNUAL TARGET:
      Commence detailed engineering designs for 2nd runway.
      COMPONENT PROGRESS:
      Commencement of works is scheduled for January 2016 and expected to be completed in December 2017.
  • New Passenger Terminal
      STATUS:
      On Schedule/Ahead of Schedule
      LOCATION:
      Nairobi County
      COMPONENT PROGRESS:
      Terminal 4 building and Multi storey car park is approximately 80% complete.

      • Columns between ground floor and first floor at the arc part are 100% complete.
      • First floor beams and slab cast are 100% complete.
      • Second floor form work for beams and slabs have been placed and are 100% complete.
      • All columns between first and second floor cast are 100% complete.
 
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