Mombasa Moi International Airport Guide (MBA)

Airport info
Code: MBA
Airport Road, Port Reitz, Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa Moi International Airport is located approximately 10km (6 miles) west of Mombasa in southeastern Kenya.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +254
+254 20 357 7058

Mombasa Moi International Airport is Kenya’s second largest airport and was named after former Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi. Our Mombasa Moi International Airport guide includes important contact details, information regarding airport facilities and details of public transport access.


Information desks are located in each of the two passenger terminals.

Transfer between terminals

The two passenger terminals are located adjacent to one another and are within short walking distance.

Driving directions

From central Mombasa, the A109 Mombasa Road runs north and west out of the city, connecting to the westbound Airport Road after about 6km (3 miles). Airport Road leads directly to the terminals. The total drive time to the airport from Mombasa is approximately 20 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Taxi: Authorised 'Kenatco' taxis (tel: +254 70 964 2000; are readily available outside the Mombasa Moi International Airport terminals, and are the only transport option other than by private car or tour operator shuttle. The journey time into the city is about 20 minutes. For security, travellers are encouraged to use the officially licensed taxis available outside of both the domestic and international Arrival halls.

Terminal facilities


There are ATMs and three banks in the Arrival and Departure terminals. The banks also offer foreign exchange services.


Mombasa Moi International Airport has a post office and Wi-Fi is available inside the lounges.


There is a small airside food court and a café in the public area.


There are several outlets in both terminals offering duty-free goods, regional crafts and other luxury items and souvenirs.


Left-luggage facilities are available for passengers, and trolleys (usually accompanied by 'trolley boys') are plentiful, for a small fee.


There is a prayer room at the airport, but generally, other facilities are currently somewhat basic by international airport standards. There are, however, travel agents and tour operators present to help with accommodation and tour bookings.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are VIP, business and first-class lounges in the main terminal, along with a business centre offering basic facilities. There are no meeting or conference rooms, but these are available at the Jambo Village Hotel (tel: +254 717 357 327;, a 10-minute drive from the airport site, and at many of the larger hotels in Mombasa and along the coastline.

Disabled facilities

Limited disabled facilities are offered in the terminals, which are generally wheelchair-accessible. For special assistance, passengers are advised to contact their airline prior to travel.

Car parking

Limited short- and long-term parking is available.

Car rental

Avis is represented at Mombasa Moi International Airport. Other major car hire firms have offices in Mombasa, and can arrange to meet arrivals at the airport.


There is one hotel close to Mombasa Moi International Airport, however, Mombasa's popularity as a tourist destination means there is a wide choice of accommodation both in town and in the surrounding coastal areas. Hotel booking booths are located in Arrivals.

CityBlue Creekside Hotel & Suites

+254 702 500 900

A little further from the airport on the far side of the island, the CityBlue Creekside Hotel & Suites is a beachfront property with a gourmet restaurant, conference hall and gymnasium. There is a beach bar, fitness centre and garden pool that overlooks the estuary.

Tudor Creek, Off Nyali Bridge, Mombasa, Kenya

Wogect Hotel

+254 722 209 796

Located on the western edge of Mombasa Island about 20 minutes' drive from the airport, this moderately-priced premises offer conference facilities as well as two restaurants and an Olympic-standard swimming pool.

Off Tom Mboya Road, Mombasa, Kenya

Royal Court

+254 722 412 867

Situated in the city centre close to the railway station, the Royal Court incorporates conference facilities and a casino, along with a roof-top restaurant serving African, Indian and European food.

Haile Selassie Road, Mombasa, Kenya

Jambo Village Hotel

+254 717 357 327

The Jambo Village Hotel, just a 10-minute drive away, offers a range of standard, deluxe and executive rooms and suites. It also offers meeting and conference facilities, a restaurant and bar.

Changamwe, Airport Road, Mombasa, Kenya
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