Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport expects to begin runway expansion project in 2018

25 October, 2017

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport expects to commence expansion works on its runway in Jun-2018, following the approval of a KES19.52 billion (USD189 million) loan from the African Development Bank (The Nation, 23-Oct-2017). The KES37 billion (USD358 million) runway will extend from 4200m to 4800m and from a width of 60m to 75m, allowing the airport to accommodate larger aircraft such as the A380 and Boeing 747-8.