|History of Kisumu Airport|
Kisumu Airport, one of the Kenya’s Domestic Airports, was built in the 1930s on the shores of Lake Victoria to the North West of Kisumu City. It is 3.5 Kilometres from Kisumu city via Busia road. The Airport currently handles seven scheduled airlines operating between Kisumu– Nairobi, Kisumu-Eldoret- Nairobi, and Kisumu-Entebe. These airlines are Kenya Airways, East African Safari Express, Jet link, Executive Turbine, Lake Vic. Aviation, and Fly 540 Aviation.
Kisumu airport was widely used during the 2nd World war, with amphibian type of aircraft landing in the neighbouring Lake Victoria. Currently the airport is classified as class II – serving both domestic and international routes on scheduled and non-scheduled basis.