JKIA in Nairobi was an Airport, says Google

JKIA was an airport

Google says that Kenya’s East and Central Africa’s largest and busiest Airport located in Nairobi, Kenya is a has been. This was spotted some minutes ago by Kaboro who shared on twitter. The exact text reads:

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport was an international airport in Nairobi, the largest city in Kenya.

Google fetches information from most trusted sources like Google Plus profiles and Wikipedia to show details of an individual or entity to present on the right side of the search result as a portal for information besides the usual search results you will find on the left. The left usually contains news and information that is optimised from high ranking sites, mainly news sites.

Currently this has information about the recent fire that happened on the Airport on Wednesday the 7th of August 2013. The fire compromised both domestic and international travel when the fire resulted in a closure of the Airport yesterday. Locak flights are already back with most international flights being diverted to other airports in the region like Moi International Airport in Mombasa and Eldoret Airport.

Interestingly, when you click through into Wikipedia where the information is sourced, the update on the fire has not been done in the Accidents and Incidents section which has June 2012 as the last date an incident happened.