Non-stop flights to Maasai Mara (MDR)
Musiara Airstrip is a small airport in Kenya. It is a domestic airport. Currently, there are 8 domestic flights to Maasai Mara.
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This month, there are 374 flights arriving at Maasai Mara Airport, which are 84 flights per week or 12 flights per day.
The most frequently departed flights to Maasai Mara are routes from Maasai Mara (Mara Serena) (MRE) in Kenya and Nairobi (WIL), also in Kenya. These two routes together are operated 343 times this month, and make up for 92% of all monthly arrivals at Musiara Airstrip.
The longest flight to Maasai Mara MDR is departing from Loiyangalani (LOY). This non-stop flight takes around 1 hour and 50 minutes and covers a distance of 188 miles (302 km).
List of all direct flights to Maasai Mara
Below you can find a list of all cities and countries that have direct flights to Maasai Mara, ordered by popularity.
Top 200 flights with a stopover
This list contains the 200 most popular airports from which flights depart that require just one stopover to get to Maasai Mara.
Airlines flying to Maasai Mara
Currently, there are 2 airlines that fly to Maasai Mara. Most flights to Maasai Mara are operated by Safarilink Aviation, as they connect 7 airports to MDR. That’s around 4 times as much as Mombasa Air Safari, the second biggest airline in terms of operated flight routes to Maasai Mara. Below you can find the list of airlines that operate all MDR flights:
International flights to Maasai Mara
Currently there are no international flights to Maasai Mara. The only flights to Maasai Mara are domestic flights within Kenya. To get to Maasai Mara from another country you will need a flight with a stopover, for example through Nairobi or Amboseli National Park.
Domestic flights to Maasai Mara
Flights from Kenya to Maasai Mara
There are several airports within Kenya that have domestic flights to Maasai Mara (8 in total).
From Amboseli National Park, direct flights are offered by Mombasa Air Safari.
From Loiyangalani, Maasai Mara (Keekorok) and Maasai Mara (Mara Serena), all direct flights to Maasai Mara are operated by Safarilink Aviation.
From Nairobi, you can fly non-stop with Mombasa Air Safari or Safarilink Aviation.
From Nanyuki, Olare and Samburu, all direct flights to Maasai Mara are operated by Safarilink Aviation.
Alternative airports near Maasai Mara
Flying to an alternative airport near Maasai Mara could give you other options to reach your destination. For example, the possibility to fly with a different airline or alliance, or finding a cheaper airfare. For this reason, alternative airports near to Maasai Mara (MDR) are listed below. The closest alternative airports are Maasai Mara (Kichwa Tembo) (KTJ) and Maasai Mara (Angama) (ANA).
Frequently asked questions - FAQ
How many airports are there in Maasai Mara?
There are 9 airports in Maasai Mara: Musiara Airstrip (MDR), Kichwa Tembo Airport (KTJ), Angama Airport (ANA), Mara Serena Airport (Mara Lodges Airport) (MRE), Olkiombo Airport (OLX), Mara North Airport (HKR), Olare Airport (OLG), Ol Seki Airport (OSJ) and Keekorok Airport (KEU).
What is the best airport to fly into Maasai Mara?
You have multiple options when flying into Maasai Mara. Although Maasai Mara (MDR) is a convenient airport to reach the city, the biggest airport near to Maasai Mara is Maasai Mara (Keekorok) (KEU), Keekorok Airport, which offers you additional options.
How many airlines fly to Maasai Mara?
There are 2 airlines flying to Maasai Mara from 8 airports around the world, as of December 2023.
Which airlines fly to Maasai Mara?
Safarilink Aviation and Mombasa Air Safari are the only airlines flying to Maasai Mara.
Which alliances are flying to Maasai Mara?
There are no alliances flying to Maasai Mara at the moment.
How many nonstop flights are there to Maasai Mara?
There are roughly 374 flights arriving at Maasai Mara every month (or 84 flights each week), from a total of 8 airports - all within Kenya.
What is the official name of Maasai Mara Airport?
The official name of Maasai Mara Airport is Musiara Airstrip.
What is the airport code of Maasai Mara Airport?
The airport code of Maasai Mara Airport is MDR.
What are the most popular flights to Maasai Mara?
Maasai Mara (Mara Serena), Nairobi and Amboseli National Park are the 3 most popular routes to Maasai Mara. For a complete overview of all flight routes to Maasai Mara, please use our flight map.