Airstrip

Keekorok Airstrip (KEU)

Heart of Maasai Mara, doorway to unrivalled wildlife spectacles.

Kenya
Location
Year-round
Best Time to Visit
1,617 m
Altitude

About Keekorok Airstrip (KEU)

Keekorok Airstrip (KEU) is situated within Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve, one of the most famous wildlife conservation areas in the world. This airstrip offers direct access to the heart of the Masai Mara, making it a pivotal entry point for visitors eager to explore the vast savannahs teeming with Africa's iconic big game. Serving primarily ...

What to know

Safety & Vaccinations
The Maasai Mara is a relatively safe destination, with safari operators and lodges prioritising guest safety. Vaccinations for hepatitis A, typhoid, and yellow fever are recommended, in addition to malaria prophylaxis. Consult a healthcare professional well in advance of your trip for personalised health advice.
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
Keekorok Airstrip is most commonly reached by air from Nairobi's Wilson Airport. The flight offers a scenic introduction to Kenya's landscapes, culminating in an aerial view of the Maasai Mara.
Getting Around
Movement within the Maasai Mara is typically facilitated by safari vehicles provided by lodges and camps. These vehicles are designed for game viewing and navigating the terrain of the reserve.
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 eTA application process is straightforward, necessitating proof of accommodation and, for visitors from yellow fever endemic cou...
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