Training as a Pilot in Kenya

Want to become a Pilot? If yes, then start by visiting Kenya Civil Aviation Authority ( KCAA) to have a list of all accredited training colleges. The initial visit at Wilson Airport will also give the list of all certified aviation security trainers.

Training as a Pilot in Kenya

After choosing the approved training organization, one can choosing among the following courses

1. Private Pilot License.

Course duration:

This license permits the holder to act as the pilot of an aircraft privately. The requirements to obtain the license are determined by KCAA as course duration is between 4-6 months. The number of flight hours required is 45 hours.

Course cost

Kshs 730,000-1.1M

2. Commercial Pilot License

Course duration:

This license permits the holder to act as the pilot of a commercial airline. The requirements to obtain the license are determined KCAA as course duration is between 8-12 months. The number of flight hours required is 155 hours.

Course cost

Kshs 2.5-2.9M

3. Initial Multi Engine/Instrument Rating

This license permits the holder to get more insights on flying twin engine air-craft and managing an aircraft in varying intense weather with flight instruments. The requirements to obtain the license are determined by KCAA as course duration is between 8-12 months. The number of training hours required is 45hours.

Course cost

Kshs 1.25-1.5M

Below is the list of Approved Training Organizations authorized by KCAA

1. East African School of Aviation,

P.O. Box 30163-00100 Nairobi.

Embakasi, North Airport Road

Type of training:

Flight Dispatch, Air Traffic Control, Aircraft Maintenance & Aviation Security

2. Kenya School of Flying

P.O.Box 74714-00200 Nairobi.

Wilson Airport Nairobi and Satellite Malindi

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License, Flight Dispatch & Instrument Ratings

3. Ninety Nines Flying Club

P.O.Box 46968-00100 Nairobi

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License & Instructors Training.

4. Sicham Aviation Limited

P.O. Box 63023-00200 Nairobi.

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Helicopter Pilot Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License

5. Skylink Flight Services Limited

P.O. Box 43-00517 Nairobi.

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License & Multi-Engine Training.

6. Moi University School of Aerospace and Sciences

P.O.Box3900-30100 Eldoret

Rivatex-Eldoret

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License

7. Standard Aviation Limited

P.O.Box1255-00200 Nairobi.

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Air Transport Pilot’s License, Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License, Flight

Dispatch &Multi-Engine Training

8. Flight Training Centre

P.O.Box45538-00100 Nairobi.

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License & Multi-Instrument Ratings

9. Ninety Nines Flying School

P.O.Box15047-00100 Nairobi.

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Air Transport Pilot’s License, Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License Multi-

Instrument Ratings, Flight Dispatch, CRM, QMS, SMS & Dangerous Goods

10. Pro-Active Air Services

P.O. Box 9135-00300 Nairobi

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License

11. Aero-Link Training Centre

P.O.Box 76051-00508 Nairobi.

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License

12. Skymax Aviation Limited

P.O.Box 3224-00506 Nairobi.

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License

13. Aerosafe African Consultants

P.O. Box 24557-00100 Nairobi.

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Flight Dispatch – CRM, Dangerous Goods, SMS, QMS & Human Factors

14. Valentine Air Services

P.O.Box53521-00200 Nairobi.

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License &

Multi-Instrument Ratings

15. Skyone Aviation Limited

P.O.Box 35332-00100 Nairobi.

Kisumu Airport

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License

16. Nairobi Flight Training

P.O.Box 16050-00100 Nairobi.

Nairobi Wilson

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License & Multi-Instrument Ratings

17. Mombasa Aviation Training Institute

P.O. Box 90185-800100

Mombasa-Kijipwa

Airstrip, Kilifi.

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License

18. West Rift Aviation Limited

P.O.Box 60091-00200Nairobi.

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License

19. Capital Connect Supplies Limited

P.O. Box 4197-01002

Thika.

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Commercial Pilot’s License, Private Pilot’s License

20. Pegasus Flyers (EA) Limited

P.O. Box40813-00100 Nairobi

Wilson Airport

Type of training

Private Pilot’s License