Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Malindi Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
tiny, sweet little airport with snack bar selling hot samosas! Toilets were abominable though. – Felix
MYD Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Malindi International Airport.
What to Expect
Malindi Airport (code: MYD) has a small terminal that handles domestic routes, though an expansion is currently in the planning stages. Facilities are basic and bathrooms can be downright dirty. We are unable to confirm whether eateries, shops, or WiFi are available, so bring your own snacks and entertainment.
Where to Sleep
We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews, but this airport may close nightly. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours. Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021. To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.
In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security. For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.
If sleeping in Malindi Airport does not appeal to you, there are are hotels near the airport:
- Malindi Breeze Resort – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport pick-up. Airport pick-up also available for Mombasa Airport ($). » Check Rates
- African House Resort – (5 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are not available. » Check Rates
- Double Heart Resort – (10 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available upon request ($). » Check Rates
To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Malindi Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.
Showers – Not available.
While it appears that this airport closes at night, as of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.
Malindi airport is served by the following airlines: Air Kenya Express • Fly540 • Fly SAX • Jambojet • Mombasa Air Safari.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
If you are familiar with the modes of ground transportation available at this airport, click here to update this airport guide.
Last updated: 2021-10-20
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or write a review.