International Airport

Mombasa Moi International Airport (MBA)

Coastal gateway to Kenya's pristine beaches and cultural heritage.

Kenya
Location
Year-round
Best Time to Visit
61 m
Altitude

About Mombasa Moi International Airport (MBA)

Mombasa Moi International Airport (MBA) is one of Kenya's key international airports, serving as the primary aerial gateway to the country's stunning coastal region. Located in Mombasa, Kenya's second-largest city, the airport is strategically positioned to offer both domestic and international travellers easy access to the white sandy beaches of t...

What to know

Safety & Vaccinations
Mombasa is generally safe for tourists, but visitors are advised to exercise caution, especially in crowded places and during night-time. Standard vaccinations recommended for travelers include hepatitis A, typhoid, and yellow fever, with malaria prophylaxis also advised due to the presence of malaria in coastal areas. Always consult a healthcare p...
For more information regarding vaccinations and health notices, view the CDC’s page :
CDC Travelers' Health
CDC Travel health notices and vaccination recommendations
Getting There
Mombasa Moi International Airport is well-connected by direct international flights and numerous domestic flights from Nairobi, offering easy access to Kenya's coastal attractions. The airport's location allows for quick transfers to various destinations within and around Mombasa.
Getting Around
Upon arrival, visitors can choose from a variety of transportation options, including taxis, private car hires, and matatus (local minibuses) for getting around Mombasa and exploring the coastal region. Many visitors opt for car rentals for greater flexibility in travel.
Visas
Following the implementation of the Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) system from 1 January 2024, all foreign visitors to Kenya must obtain an eTA prior to travel, unless they are citizens of eTA-exempt countries. The application process is straightforward, requiring proof of accommodation and, for those coming from yellow fever endemic countri...
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