Kilimanjaro International Airport

Kilimanjaro International Airport

Kilimanjaro International Airport

Kilimanjaro International Airport is an international airport located in northern Tanzania serving the cities of Arusha and Moshi with over 45% of the passengers mainly international visitors to the region.

The airport handles over 2 million passengers annually and mainly serves regional flights as well as a few long-haul services due to its importance as a leisure destination.

Many international visitors also go to national parks in Tanzania, to the Indian Ocean coast, to islands such as Zanzibar, and to Lake Victoria, reflected in the routes of connecting flights. Despite its small size, the airport can handle aircraft as large as Boeing 747s and Antonov 124s.

The airport facilitates the tourism industry for visitors travelling to Mount Kilimanjaro National Park for summiting Mount Kilimanjaro, Arusha National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, the amazing Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, and elsewhere. The airport bills itself as the “Gateway to Africa’s Wildlife Heritage”.

Over 15 airlines maintain regular, scheduled passenger and cargo service to and from Kilimanjaro International Airport.

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