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Tanzania Flights: Arrival by plane

There are two major airports; one in Dar es Salaam, Julius Nyerere International Airport – (IATA: DAR) (formerly known as Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere International Airport and Dar es Salaam International Airport), and one in Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro International Airport – (IATA: JRO) , which is halfway between Arusha and Moshi.

Tanzania is served Internationally from Europe by:

  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Amsterdam), +255 22 213 9790 (Dar) & +255 27 223 8355 (Arusha). Daily flights with a stopover in Kilimanjaro.
  • British Airways (London-Heathrow), +255 22 211 3820. Flights on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.
  • Swiss International Air Lines (Zurich), +255 22 211 8870. 5 flights a week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday) with a stopover in Nairobi, Kenya.

The Middle East and Asia by:

  • Emirates (Dubai), +255 22 211 6100. Daily flights.
  • Qatar Airways (Doha), +255 22 284 2675, 1019, Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Daily flights.
  • Air India (Mumbai), +255 22 215 2642. Flights on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Africa by:

  • South African Airways (Johannesburg), +255 22 211 7044. Twice daily flights.
  • Ethiopian Airlines (Addis Ababa), +255 22 211 7063. Daily flights (except for Monday) with a stopover in Kilimanjaro.
  • Kenya Airways (Nairobi) +255 22 211 9376 (Dar) & +255 24 223 8355 (Zanzibar). Three daily flights with some stopping in Kilimanjaro.
  • Carriers originating from Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe also maintain regular flights to Dar es Salaam.

And Domestically by:

  • Air Tanzania, +255 22 211 8411, bookings@airtanzania.com.
  • Precision Air +255 22 212 1718, Along Nyerere/Pugu Road, P.O Box 70770, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, info@precisionairtz.com or pwreservations@precisionairtz.com also

Flights to/from Kenya:

  • Coastal Aviation , +255 22 211 7959, P. O. Box 3052, 107 Upanga Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, safari@coastal.cc.
  • ZanAir , +255 24 223 3670, P.O.Box 2113, Zanzibar, Tanzania, reservations@zanair.com.
  • Regional Air provides almost daily service to all major cities, including Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Mwanza, Mbeya, Zanzibar, and most national parks.

Warning: Domestic flights are often late but generally reliable.

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