Direct flights from Nyeri’s Nyaribo Airstrip to Nairobi start

Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga (right) welcomes his deputy Caroline Karugu after she landed at Nyaribo Airstrip on October 6, 2018 during the launch of direct flights to and from Nairobi. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • On board the first flight was Nyeri Deputy Governor Carol Karugu, ICT CS Joe Mucheru and Land PS Nicholas Muraguri among others.
  • Governor Kahiga said the flight would increase efficiency in the transport system and promote trade and tourism.
  • Nyaribo Airstrip is 15 minutes’ drive from Nyeri town with a 1.2 kilometre runway capable accommodating even bigger planes.

Travelers from Nyeri region can now fly directly to Nairobi after the county government launched the first maiden flight at the Nyaribo Airstrip.

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