Flights To Masai Mara National Reserve

Flights to Masai Mara National Reserve are operated by  Air Kenya, Safari Link, Mombasa Air Safaris & Governors Aviation. All aviation  offer flights from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport to all Airstrips in Maasai Mara National Reserve as well as in conservancies

These airlines offer two departures from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport to  major airstrips in Maasai Mara National Reserve as well as returns back  to Nairobi from Maasai Mara. All Airlines servicing these airstrips with flights provide authentic & superb safety records and operate with professional & high standard staff.

Flights to Masai Mara

That said:

Flights to Masai Mara From Wilson Airport Nairobi

Depart Nairobi Wilson (WIL) at 8:00am and arriving at Masai Mara at 8:40 am

Depart Nairobi Wilson (WIL) at 10:30am and arriving at Masai Mara at 11:10am

Depart Nairobi Wilson (WIL) at 14:00pm and arriving at Masai Mara) at 14:40pm

Flights from Masai Mara To Nairobi

Depart Masai Mara at 8:45am and arriving at Nairobi Wilson (WIL) at 10:15am

Depart Masai Mara at 11:15am and arriving at Nairobi Wilson (WIL) at 13:00pm

Depart Masai Mara at 14:45am and arriving at Nairobi Wilson (WIL) at 16:15pm

Masai Mara Airstrips With Coordinates & Locations

Keekorok airstrip with coordinates 1° 35′ 9.00″S, +35° 15′ 6.00″E (Latitude:-1.585832; Longitude:35.251667) serves lodges: Keekorok Lodge, Mara Sarova Game Lodge, Sekenani Camp, Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Topi Safari Lodge, Ashnil Camp and Cottars Camp

Mara Serena Airstrip with coordinates 1° 24′ 18.00″S, 35° 0′ 36.00″E (Latitude:-1.405000; Longitude:35.010000) is the largest Airstrip in Maasai Mara National Reserve serving lodges of:  A&K Mobile Camp, Mara Serena, Kampi Ya Mungu,     Mara Engai Wilderness, Wild Eye Mobile Camp, Entry Gates to Get To Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Musiara Airstrip on the Extreme Northern Region is the most populous Airstrip in Maasai Mara National Reserve serving Acaluma Camp, Amani Mara Lodge, A&K Mobile Camp, Cheetah Tented Camp, Crossings Camp, Hammerkop Migrations Camp, Il Moran, Kandili, Little Governors, Main Governors, Mara Concorde, Mara Eden Bush Camp, Mara Olapa, Ngare Serian, Ngerende in the Wild, Ngorombo Camp Alex Walker, Nkombo Mobile Camp, Nkorombo, Nomadic Encounters, Olumara Camp, River Camp, Sentinel, Serian, Shompole, Speke’s Camp, Tangulia Bush and Beyond

Kicwa Tembo Maasai Mara Airstrip which is usually known for its IATA code of KTJ is located in the Northern regions with coordinates  Longitude: 2° 6′ 5” W, Latitude: 11° 6′ 19” N. This Airstrip serves Kichwa Tembo Camp, Bateleur Camp, Kilima Camp, Mpata Lodge, Earth Watch, Enkipai, Mara Engai Wilderness, Mara Enkipai, Mara River Camp, Mara Siria, Mara West, Maasai Mara Wilderness,     Mpata Club , Olonana.

Siana Airstrip at Siana Conservancy

Siana Airstrip: GPS coordinates are latitude -1.483(S) and longitude 35.417(E) majorly serves Siana Springs Camp, Mara Bushtop, Porini Main Camp, Ol Seki Hemingways Mara and Leleshwa Camp, Entumoto, Sekenani Camp,     Mara Springs Camp,  Olkeri Mara Camp, Spirit of the Maasai Mara, Oltome Mara,    AA Lodge, Olarro Lodge, Majo Moto Eco-lodge, Sokonoi.

Olkiombo Airstrip (Longitude: 35° 6′ 36” E Latitude: 1° 24′ 30” S)

Olkimbo Airstrip is located North of Talek River and serves lodges: Amani Mara, Ashnil, Azure Haven Camp, Baloon Safari Base, Basecamp, Bushtops, Camp Julia’s River Tented Camp, Crocodile Camp, Eagle View Camp, Eden Luxury Camp, Basecamp Maasai Mara, Donyoungs Camp, Enaidura Camp, Emboo Camp, Entim Camp, Figtree, Freemans, Game Trackers Camp Site, Heritage, Ilkeliani, JK Mara, Jackle Berry Safari Camp, Julia’s River Camp Kananga, Kananga River Camp, Kicheche-Bush Camp, Leopard Hill, Lerai Safari Camp, Little Mara Bush, Loyk Mara, Malaika Bush Camp, Manyatta Camp, Mara Intrepids, Mara Aruba Olseki, Mara Bush-Camp Sunworld, Mara Expeditions Camp, Mara Leisure, Mara Legends, Mara Loita, Mara Ngeche Camp, Mara Olapa, Mara Plains, Mara Toto, Mara Bush Camp, Mara Treetops, Matira Bush Camp, Naibor, Nalepo Mara, Nigel Archer, Olare Mara Kempinski, Olashaiki, Olarro, Oltepesi Tented Safari Camp, Olumara Camp, Osero, Porini Lion Camp, Rekero Tented Camp, Riversides Campsite, Richard’s River Camp, Robin Hurt Camp, Royal African PVT Camp, Sarova Mara, Simba Colt Camp, Telek Bush Camp, Tangulia Mara, Tipilikwani, Top House (Bush & Beyond), Zebra Plains

Ngerende Airstrip Maasai Mara latitude -1.084(S), longitude 35.186(E) and 5510.00ft elevation.

Ngerende Airstrip connects to lodges like: Acacia and Mara House, Bogani,    Enkerende, House in the Wild, Mara House, Fairmont Mara Safari Club,    Ngerende Island Lodge, Kicheche Mara Camp, Mara Safari Camp, Saruni Camp, Lokoswan Camp and Richards Camp.

Olare Orok Airstrip, Masai Mara

Olare Orok Airstrip is in Olare Motorogi Conservancy, North of Maasai Mara National Reserve. It serves lodges like: Eagle View Base Camp, Kicheche Bush Camp, Mahali Mzuri, Mara Olapa Camp, Mara Plains, Olare Mara Kempinski, Porini Lion Camp, Topi Mara house, Nyumbu Camp, Lyok Mara.

Mara North Airstrip, Masai Mara (GPS coordinates: S 01°08.73’, E 35°07.48’ , Elevation 5,515ft)

Mara North Airstrip serves the Mara north Conservancy serving Alex Walker Serian, Alisson Pepper Camp, Bushpack Camp, Cheetah Tented Camp, David Livingstone, Duma Camp, Elephant Pepper, Enkerende Tented Camp, Karen Blixen, Kicheche Mara, Losokwan Camp, Mara Concord, Mara Royal, Mara House, Neptune Mara, Ngare Serian Camp, Mara River, Offbeat Mara, Richard’s Camp, Saruni Mara, Saruni Wild.

Angama Airstrip, Masai Mara (IATA Code ARA)

Angama Mara Airport (geographical co-ordinates of this airstrip are: 1° 16′ 19” S; 34° 57′38”E), serves the whole region of Maasai Mara National Reserve. The airstrip accommodates daily flights travelling to and from by all airlines as Mpmbasa Air Safari, Air Kenya and Safarilink. The Airstrip mainly serves Mara Angama Lodge, Mara West Camp

Ol Seki Airstrip, Masai Mara (GPS coordinates: latitude -1.378(S), longitude 35.378(E))

Ole Seki airstrip is located in the Naboisho Conservancy, northeast of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The airstrip serves Leopard Hill, Porini Bush Camp, Asilia Mara House, Eagle View, Encounter Mara Camp, Hemingways Olseki, Kicheche Bush, Kicheche Valley, Leleshwa Camp, Mara Bush Tops, Mara Nyika, Naboisho Camp, Offbeat Mobile Riding Safaris, Ol Molo Lodge, Ol Seki Mara, Orion Hotel, Porini Cheetah Camp, Rekero Naboisho, Porini Mara Camp, Wilderness Camp

Wilson Airport, Nairobi (Code WIL)

Situated along Langata road, Wilson Airport is located nearby the Carnivore restaurant, along the way to Karen & Nairobi national Park. It takes 20 minutes to drive from Nairobi city center to Wilson Airport(traffic free),  the about 45 minutes when there is traffic. Most flights require for all  travelers to arrive at least 1 hour before it departs.

Flights Schedules

All airlines have morning & afternoon flights which departs from and returns to Wilson Airport in Nairobi. The time range for the flights between Nairoi & Maasai Mara ranges between 45 mins to 1 hour, depending on how many hops it makes at each airstrip as shown in the table below:

Flights From To Dep Arrival
Morning Wilson Masai Mara 10:00am 11:00am
Masai Mara Wilson 11:00am 12:15
Afternoon Wilson Masai Mara 14:45 1545
Masai Mara Wilson 15:45 17:00


Luggage restrictions and additional information

Since flights Maasai Mara National Reserve are operated by small domestic aircrafts, luggage are restricted to 15kgs per person in soft duffel-type bag, including camera equipment. Whereas seats are also restricted to utility, size, weight. An extra child seat rate may apply.

Note that:

Departure times and routines may alter depending on traveler requirements and weather conditions, and sometimes the number of hops it may make before landing to the desired airstrip