A number of flights schedule at Wilson airport will be disrupted for six days to allow the Kenyan military to conduct training drills in Nairobi in preparation for Jamhuri Day celebrations.
The closure will take place on December 1, 2, 6, 7, 11, and 12 (Jamhuri Day).
According to KCAA director-general Gilbert Kibe, the disruptions will only last an hour on the affected dates.
“The closures are temporary, maximum one hour,” he said.
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has advised passengers to counter check with their individual airlines to update changes on their flight schedule.
Fly Safarilink Aviation has advised its customers that the airport will be closed on diverse dates hence affecting some flights.
The carrier said affected passengers will be advised accordingly, with a pledge that they will be contacted on the way forward.
“We strongly urge you to reconfirm details with our reservations or operations team. We sincerely regret the inconvenience and would like to thank you for your co-operation and understanding,” it added.
This years’ Jamhuri Day celebrations will be held at Nyayo Stadium in commemoration of 58 years of Kenya’s independence.
The celebrations normally feature fly-pasts by Kenya Airforce jets.