Tanzania AirportsTanzania Aviation

Air transport is the most preferred method of access to Tanzania for international visitors and, therefore, the sector has proven to be both important and heavily relied upon.

The total number of air passengers in Tanzania increased by 62% in the past 5 years, from 2.1m in 2010 to 3.5m in 2015.

There are 58 airports and more than 300 private airstrips in Tanzania owned by mining companies and tour operators.

There are currently three international airports in Tanzania: the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar Es Salaam, the commercial capital, the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) near Arusha, and the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ) in Zanzibar.

cCurrently (2016), there are 21 airlines operating at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA), Tanzania’s largest and busiest airport.