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About the Airport
Manda airstrip is situated on Manda Island in the Lamu Archipelago. The airstrip was established between 1962-63 as landing strip for the colonial administrators.
The airstrip later developed and around early seventies a pioneer airline known as Avion air stated some air operations into lamu bringing in white settlers for tour though it is explained that there were no hotels by then and therefore came with their own parked food for a day’s tour.
As more airlines came in, it developed to its present state with expansion of the size; The airstrip now has a new terminal building and it runway has been extended from.