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.

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