Airports in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam International

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) southwest of Dar es Salaam.

Dar es Salaam International (DAR)

Overview

Most large hotels offer airport pick-up services and it is a good idea to arrange these when possible. Taxis are almost always available. It is also possible to rent a car.

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) southwest of Dar es Salaam.

Getting to the city

Most large hotels offer airport pick-up services and it is a good idea to arrange these when possible. Taxis are almost always available. It is also possible to rent a car.

Time

Local time is GMT +3.

Car rental

Car hire companies operate at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis can be easily hailed from outside the terminal building but few of these have meters so it is best to negotiate a price first. The journey to the city can take anywhere from 20 minutes to an hour, depending on traffic.

Transfer between terminals

Transferring between the terminals is not usually required but can be done on foot or by taxi.

Facilities

The airport has a post office, ATMs, a bureau de change, restaurants, bars, duty-free shops, a business lounge, and a tourist help desk. Facilities are available for disabled travellers.

Parking

There is a car park at the airport.

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Kilimanjaro Airport

The airport is located 25 miles (40km) southeast of Arusha.

Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO)

Overview

There are no buses from the airport, but some hotels and tour operators will arrange shuttle services. The drive to Arusha takes about 45 minutes.

Location

The airport is located 25 miles (40km) southeast of Arusha.

Getting to the city

There are no buses from the airport, but some hotels and tour operators will arrange shuttle services. The drive to Arusha takes about 45 minutes.

Time

Local time is GMT +3.

Car rental

Car rental agencies are located at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available at the airport. The trip to Arusha takes about 45 minutes.

Facilities

The airport has several shops and restaurants, an ATM, and a bureau de change.

Parking

Parking is available outside the airport.

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Zanzibar Airport

The airport is located three miles (5km) south of Stone Town

Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ)

Overview

Taxis are available at the terminal. Some hotels in Stone Town offer shuttle services from the airport.

Location

The airport is located three miles (5km) south of Stone Town

Getting to the city

Taxis are available at the terminal. Some hotels in Stone Town offer shuttle services from the airport.

Time

Local time is GMT +3.

Car rental

Travellers can rent cars from Zan Island Car Rental, Kibabu Cars Zanzibar, Zanzibar Express Car Hire and Zanzibar Best Car Rental.

Airport Taxis

There is a taxi rank at the terminal. Taxis will have a set list of prices, though travellers can negotiate them down.

Facilities

The airport's limited facilities include small shops selling souvenirs, gifts, snacks, and beverages.

Parking

There is limited parking space at the airport.

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