Flights at JKIA, Wilson Airport face delays as foggy weather persists


Foggy weather in Nairobi. Photo/FILE
Foggy weather in Nairobi. Photo/FILE

In Summary

  • On August 2, Kenya Airways was forced to divert five flights to other airports.
  • Bad weather prevented the planes from landing at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.
  • A weather forecast from the Kenya Met Department indicated that Nairobi will experience cloudy mornings.

The Kenya Airports Authority has issued an alert to passengers expecting to land or leave from Nairobi airports that flights will be either delayed or diverted due to foggy weather.

KAA further urged those affected to contact their specific airlines to get the new arrival and departure times.

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“Due to the current heavy fog being experienced in Nairobi, delays and diversions are expected to affect flight operations at JKIA.

“The weather conditions in the capital city have also affected operations at Wilson Airport,”the Authority said.

On August 2, Kenya Airways was forced to divert five flights to other airports after bad weather prevented the planes from landing at the JKIA.

A weather forecast from the Kenya Meteorological Department for the period ending August 13 indicated that Nairobi will experience cool and cloudy mornings.

“Afternoon/evening showers expected in the second half of the forecast period,” the weatherman said.

Also Read: 5 Kenya Airways flights diverted from JKIA due to foggy weather

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