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Lodwar (LOK) Airport

No. Travellers

International Adults
12+ years

International Children
Under 12 years

Resident Adults
12+ years

Resident Children
Under 12 years

Infants Under 2
International or Resident

No. Travellers

International Adults
12+ years

International Children
Under 12 years

Resident Adults
12+ years

Resident Children
Under 12 years

Infants Under 2
International or Resident


No. Travellers

International Adults
12+ years

International Children
Under 12 years

Resident Adults
12+ years

Resident Children
Under 12 years

Infants Under 2
International or Resident

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Lodwar Airport Guide

<p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-01e2-7cf8-32abdf315363">Lodwar Airport, also known as by its IATA Code LOK and ICAO Code HKLO, is a regional airport in the Turkana County located in the northwestern part of Kenya.  Due to the discovery of oil in the region the airport is currently undergoing a major upgrade.</span></p> <h4 dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-01e2-7cf8-32abdf315363">Geographical Location - see map below</span></h4> <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-01e2-7cf8-32abdf315363">Lodwar Airport is located in the Turkana County in the North Western part of Kenya. It is located on the East African Rift arm of the Great Rift Valley which runs from Lebanon in Asia to Mozambique in South Africa.</span></p> <h4><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-a910-fb86-4b0acb494d90">Getting Here</span></h4> <ul style="list-style-type:disc;"> <li><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-a910-fb86-4b0acb494d90"><strong>Taxi</strong> –</span> There are several taxis which will get you from Lodwar town to the airport 2 kilometers (5minutes) away for Kshs 100- Kshs 200 (USD $1-2).</li> <li><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-a910-fb86-4b0acb494d90"><strong>Preferred Mode</strong> –</span> Taxis are the preferred method especially if you have luggage with you.</li> <li><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-a910-fb86-4b0acb494d90"><strong>Shuttle Bus</strong> –</span> <span> </span>The airport does not operate one.</li> <li><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-a910-fb86-4b0acb494d90"><strong>Alternatives</strong> </span>– Since the airport is a mere 2 kilometers away from the town if you are the adventurous type (with a backpack) you can make that 10 minute walk into town, beware though the temperatures are normally above 350 C.</li> <li><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-a910-fb86-4b0acb494d90"><strong>Car Parking & Fees </strong>– </span><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-a910-fb86-4b0acb494d90">There is no automated POS parking system at the airport it is safe to assume that parking is free.</span></li> <li><strong><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-a910-fb86-4b0acb494d90">Auxiliary Information</span></strong> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><strong><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-a910-fb86-4b0acb494d90">Flight from Hub</span></strong></p> </li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr" style="margin-left: 40px;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-a910-fb86-4b0acb494d90">There are several flights a day from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport to Lodwar (scheduled and unscheduled)and the flight duration is 1 hour and 25 minutes.</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="margin-left: 40px;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-a910-fb86-4b0acb494d90">The taxis and car hire vehicles will pick and drop you within the terminal, right at the entrance to the lounge your driver will double up as your porter at the airport.</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="margin-left: 40px;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e3-a910-fb86-4b0acb494d90">Kiosks – There is one kiosk that sells curios at the airport terminal.</span></p> <h4><meta charset="utf-8" /><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e7-b783-8eaf-51881f80d225">Hotels & Transit Accommodation</span></h4> <p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e8-72c0-a842-91e94d5a6051">For the budget traveller you can get decent accommodation B&B for Kshs 500(USD $5). There are several hotels around Lodwar town and some of the best include the County Palace Lodwar, Cradle Tented Camp Lodwar and Ceamo Lodge which offer all the conveniences including free WI-FI. TripIndigo offers comprehensive reviews on various locations throughout East Africa.</span></p> <div> </div> <div> </div>

Lodwar Location

Flights from Lodwar (LOK)

LOK to Eldoret (EDL) 58.9 USD
LOK to Kitale (KTL) Search Now for Prices!
LOK to Nairobi International (NBO) 85.35 USD
LOK to Nairobi Wilson (WIL) 91.1 USD

Flights To Lodwar (LOK)

Eldoret (EDL) to LOK 53.15 USD
Kitale (KTL) to LOK Search Now for Prices!
Nairobi International (NBO) to LOK 85.35 USD
Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to LOK 91.1 USD

Facilities

<ol class="custom-counter mt10"> <li><strong>Wi-Fi</strong> <span id="docs-internal-guid-c643b48f-4dfb-1adf-5d28-4cce703a124e">–</span> <span id="docs-internal-guid-d0ff3c89-52a9-ebdc-c2ec-54094070efd4">None</span></li> <li><strong>ATM </strong><span id="docs-internal-guid-c643b48f-4dfb-1adf-5d28-4cce703a124e">–</span> None</li> <li><strong>Forex </strong><span id="docs-internal-guid-c643b48f-4dfb-1adf-5d28-4cce703a124e">–</span><strong> </strong><span id="docs-internal-guid-d0ff3c89-52ab-519a-64b6-5e435a0de4d4">None</span></li> <li><meta charset="utf-8" /><b id="docs-internal-guid-c643b48f-4dfa-e37c-877e-3439a70435ec">Restaurants & Lounges </b><span id="docs-internal-guid-c643b48f-4dfb-1adf-5d28-4cce703a124e">–</span><b> </b><span id="docs-internal-guid-d0ff3c89-52ab-9ab1-74fa-69ecdc98dbc7">None</span><meta charset="utf-8" /></li> <li><meta charset="utf-8" /><b id="docs-internal-guid-c643b48f-4e33-d037-f511-f4ea2efd3eb2">Toilets </b>– <span id="docs-internal-guid-d0ff3c89-52ac-24a5-7920-a7dd8ea19da3">Western styled.</span></li> <li><meta charset="utf-8" /><b id="docs-internal-guid-c643b48f-4e34-1c2f-e768-9f6ed94e11ae">Disabled Facilities </b>- W<span id="docs-internal-guid-c1f3b983-52e7-7a73-85ad-e4040f5436e0">heelchairs are available</span></li> </ol>

Quick Facts

<ul style="list-style-type:disc;"> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-7c837700-52e8-ea87-132f-900307c0264b">GPS coordinates: </span>Latitude (3.121967, 030 07’ 19.08’’ S), Longitude (35.608692, 0350 36’   31.29”E)</p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-7c837700-52e8-ea87-132f-900307c0264b">Time Zone: </span>UTC +3, GMT +3</p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-7c837700-52e8-ea87-132f-900307c0264b">Altitude- </span>Elevation, 1715 Feet, 523 Meters above Sea Level, MASL.</p> </li> <li><span id="docs-internal-guid-7c837700-52e8-ea87-132f-900307c0264b">Operating Hours:</span> The airport operates 24 hours a day.</li> </ul>