Kisumu International Airport

Kisumu International Airport is an airport in Kisumu, Kenya (IATA: KIS, ICAO: HKKI). It is the third busiest airport in Kenya and the country's fourth international airport. The airport has a new terminal with the capacity to handle 700 passengers an hour which translates to 2 million passengers per year. In 2011 the length of the runway was extended from 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) to 3.3 kilometres (2.1 mi) giving the airport the capacity to handle large capacity passenger and cargo aircraft. The airport is set for a second phase of a 4.9 billion shilling expansion that will include the construction of a parallel taxiway, cargo apron and associated facilities.

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Kisumu

Kisumu is a port city in Kisumu County, Kenya 1,131 m (3,711 ft), with a population of 409,928 (2009 census). It is the third largest city in Kenya, the principal city of western Kenya, the immediate former capital of Nyanza Province and the headquarters of Kisumu County. It has a municipal charter but no city charter. It is the largest city in Nyanza region and second most important city after Kampala in the greater Lake Victoria basin. The port was founded in 1901 as the main inland terminal of the Uganda Railway and named Port Florence. Although trade stagnated in the 1980s and 1990s, it is again growing around oil exports. Kisumu literally means a place of barter trade "sumo". The city has "Friendship" status with Cheltenham, UK and "sister city" status with Roanoke, Virginia and Boulder, Colorado, USA.

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