Altitude: 470 m.a.m.s.l.
One of the airstrips in Tsavo west national park
, located near its north eastern border. It has facilities such as a small airport lounge, toilets and KWS ranger's outpost nearby.What to do there?
Catch a flight into or out of the park, with a gate nearby for any payment or permit related business. Or board a plane for an air safari, though bookings may have to be done elsewhere.
Or visit other places in Tsavo West, a list of which can be found on our attractions page
.Best time to visit?
Any time of the yearLocation of Tsavo gate airstripTsavo gate
airstrip is a short distance off the Nairobi - Mombasa highway, on the north eastern end of Tsavo West national park. It is also near the Tsavo river, a short distance before where it joins the Athi river to form the Galana river.
For more information on this location, please see the map below.How to get there?
By air, train or road, with flights from most airports within the country.
There is the Mombasa - Nairobi SGR train passing nearby, though the nearest stations are in Voi and Mtito Andei.
There also are passenger buses plying the same route, though you may need a vehicle to get into the park, whether private or rental. For more information on park fees and tariffs, please see the KWS website