Business in Western Kenya is set to receive a major boost as the Kakamega airstrip is renovated an expected to commence operations by the start of March.
Kakamega County Commissioner, John Otieno, has confirmed that the airstrip is 98 per cent complete, and is expected to be done by the end of February.
The officer in charge of the airstrip, Jackson Wanyonyi, has explained that the airstrip, which has a 1.2 km runway, will accommodate up to four planes at a time.
It is expected that the facility will boost tourism in the region as it will make it more accessible.
The airstrip will also boost business in the four counties of Western Kenya as it is a region with a lot of business opportunities.