A huge fire destroys the Arrivals Hall at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya

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Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) (Nairobi) is the major international airport in Kenya and the hub of Kenya Airways.

According to Kenya Airports Authority “Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, formerly called Embakasi Airport and Nairobi International Airport, is Kenya’s largest aviation facility, and the busiest airport in East Africa. It’s importance as an aviation center makes it the pace setter for other airports in the region.

The airport is named after the first Kenyan prime minister and president, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta and is located in Embakasi, 15 kilometers to the south-east of the Nairobi Business District.”

A massive fire has broke out in the International Terminal and closed the airport today.  The fire has destroyed the International Arrivals Building. This is bound to have a major affect on Kenya Airways and tourism in Kenya.

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