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TANZANIA AIRPORT : LIST OF MAJOR AIRPORTS

TANZANIA AIRPORT : LIST OF MAJOR AIRPORTS

In Tanzania, there are about 29 airports while only 3 of these airports are specified for international flights. Notably, the international Tanzania airports are:

  • Kisauni Airport (in Zanzibar)
  • Kilimanjaro Airport (in Kilimanjaro) and
  • Dar Es Salam International Airport (in Dar Es Salam).

In this post, we have come up with a list of the overall airports in Tanzania together with their locations and their IATA codes. Meanwhile, acronyms such as DAR, DOD, BKZ, etc. symbolize the IATA codes of specific airports.

List of Major Airports In Tanzania

TANZANIA AIRPORT : LIST OF MAJOR AIRPORTS

Arragnged in alphabetical order

  • Arusha Airport (ARK)

Situated in the Tanzanian region of Arusha. The airport is flanked by locales including Aruscha, Arusha and Marombosa. Of all the major municipal areas, Nakuru and Nairobi are the nearest to Arusha airport.

  • Bukoba Airport (BKZ)

Located in Bukoba –a locale in the Tanzanian state of Kagera. The Kagera-based airport is surrounded by locales such as Katoma, Kitendaguro and Nyakato. Of all the major municipal areas in Africa, Kigali, Kampala and Mwanza are the nearest to Bukoba Airport.

  • Dar Es Salam International Airport (DAR)

Tanzanian airport situated in Dar Es Salam. The airport is surrounded by local areas inclusive of Tabata, Mtambani and Ukonga. Of all the major municipal areas in Africa, Morogoro, Zanzibar and Dar Es Salam are the nearest to this airport.

  • Dodoma Airport (DOD)

Located in the state of Dodoma. It is flanked by locales such as Nzinge, Idodoma and Dodoma. Among Africa’s major municipal areas, Zanzibar, Arusha and Morogoro are the nearest to Dodoma Airport.

  • Geita Airport (GIT)

Tanzania airport with its base in Geita –a locale in the state of Mwanza. It is surrounded by locales among which are Mabale, Nyankambu and Geita.  Among the major African cities, Bujumbura, Kigali and Mwanza are the nearest to Geita Airport.

  • Kigoma Airport (TKQ)

A Kigoma-based airport flanked by locales inclusive of Mwanga, Mwangai and Ujiji. Of all the major municipal areas in Africa, Kigali, Bukavu and Bujumbura are the nearest to Kigoma Airport.

  • Kikwetu Airport (LDI)

A Lindi-based airport, surrounded by locales among which are Kiuleula, Mbanja and Likonga. Among Africa’s major municipal areas, Morogoro, Zanzibar and Dar Es Salam are the nearest to Kikwetu Airport.

  • Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO)

Tanzania airport with its base in a Tanzanian state called Kilimanjaro. The Kilimanjaro-based airport is flanked by domestic areas such as Kware, Boma la Ngombe and Boma ya Ngombe. Of all the African major municipal areas, Mombasa, Nairobi and Arusha are the nearest to this airport.

  • Kilwa Airport (KIY)

Situated in Kilwa –a locale in the Tanzanian state of Lindi. The Lindi-based airport is surrounded by Tanzanian locales including Mnowe, Masoko, Kilwa and Masoko. The major African municipalities nearest to Kilwa Airport are Morogoro, Zanzibar and Dar Es Salam.

  • Kisauni Airport (ZNZ)

A Zanzibar-based airport located in the state of Zanzibar Urban. The airport is flanked by locales inclusive of Samaki, Kiembi and Kisauni. The nearest major African cities to Kisauni Airport are Tanga, Dar Es Salam and Zanzibar.

  • Lake Manyara Airport (LKY)

Lake Manyara Airport is a Tanzanian airport surrounded by locales such as Karatu, Mbulumbulu and Mto wa Mbu. Of all the major municipal areas in Africa, Nakuru, Nairobi and Arusha are the nearest to Lake Manyara Airport.

  • Lushoto Airport (LUY)

Tanzania Airport based in Lushoto –a locale in the state of Tanga. Lushoto Airport is close to Tanzanian locales among which are Makungulu, Lushoto and Wilhelmstal. Among the major municipal areas in Africa, Zanzibar, Mombasa and Tanga are the nearest to this airport.

  • Mafia Airport (MFA)

Mafia is a Tanzanian airport very close to locales such as Magomani, Magemani and Kilindoni. Of all the major African cities, Morogoro, Zanzibar and Dar Es Salam are the nearest to Mafia Airport.

  • Masasi Airport (XMI)

Based in Masasi –a locale situated in the state of Lindi. Masasi Airport is surrounded by domestic areas among which are Masasi, Nagaga and Ngaga. The major African municipal areas nearest to this airport are Zanzibar, Nampula and Dar Es Sallam.

  • Mbeya Airport (MBI)

An Mbeya-based airport flanked by locales inclusive of Mbeya, Katende and Katumba. The nearest African municipal areas to this airport are Lilongwe and Morongoro.

  • Mtwara Airport (MYW)

Situated in the Tanzanian state of Mtwara. It is very close to domestic areas among which are Ziwani, Mtwanya and Mtawanya. Of all the major municipal areas in Africa, Nacala, Zanzibar and Dar Es Salam are the nearest to Mtwara Airport.

  • Musoma Airport (MUZ)

Based in Musoma –a locale in the state of Mara. The airport is very close to domestic areas inclusive of Misoma, Mazama and Musoma. In Africa, the major municipal areas nearest to this airport are Kampala, Kisumu and Mwanza.

  • Mwadui Airport (MWN)

Mwadui Airport is located in Mwadui –a locale in the Tanzanian state of Shinyanga. Amongst the closest domestic areas to this airport are Lohumbo, Luhumbo and Mwadui. Among Africa’s municipal areas, Bujumbura, Arusha and Mwanza are the nearest to Mwadui Airport.

  • Mwanza Airport (MWZ)

Situated in the state of Mwanza and surrounded by domestic areas among which are Ilemere, Ilemera and Ihale. In Africa, the nearest municipal areas to Mwanza Airport are Kigali, Kampala and Mwanza.

  • Nachingwea Airport (NCH)

Based in Nachingwea –a locale in the state of Lindi. The airport is flanked by locales such as Nangoi, Nachingwa and Nachingwea. Of all the major municipal areas in Africa, Zanzibar, Morogoro and Dar Es Salam are the nearest to Nachingwea Airport.

  • Nduli Airport (IRI)

Based in the state of Iringa and it is very close to locales among which are Ismani, Mapanda and Nduli. Among the major African municipal areas nearest to this airport are Dar Es Salam, Mbeya and Morogoro.

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  • Njombe Airport (JOM)

Based in Njombe –a locale in the state of Iringa. The airport is close to domestic areas such as Utungwa, Njombe and Njobe. In Africa, the nearest major municipal areas to Njombe Airport are Lilongwe, Morogoro and Mbeya.

  • Seronera Airport (SEU)

Tanzanian airport surrounded by domestic areas inclusive of Ruhogo, Nyabogati and Banagi. Of all the major municipal areas in Africa, Kisumu, Arusha and Mwanza are the nearest to this airport.

  • Shinyanga Airport (SHY)

Located in the state of Shinyanga. The airport is flanked by locales among which are Masumbwe, Shinyanga and Schinjanga. The major African municipal areas nearest to Shinyanga Airport are Bujumbura, Arusha and Mwanza.

  • Songea Airport (SGX)

Based in Songea –a locale in the state of Ruvuma. The closest domestic areas to this airport are Songea, Lilambo and Ruhuwiko. The major African municipalities nearest to it, are Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mbeya.

  • Sumbawanga Airport (SUT)

Based in Sumbawanga –a locale in the state of Rukwa. It is flanked by Tanzanian locales such as Zumbawanga, Zumbayanga and Sumbawanga. The nearest major African municipalities to this airport are Mwanza, Bujumbura and Mbeya.

  • Tabora Airport (TBO)

Tabora-based, surrounded by domestic areas inclusive of Tabora, Itetemia and Kipalapala. The major African cities nearest to it are Mbeya, Bujumbura and Mwanza.

  • Tanga Airport (TGT)

Located in the state of Tanga. It is close to locales including Migombani, Maziwani and Masiwani. The major African municipalities nearest to Tanga Airport are Mombasa, Zanzibar and Tanga.

  • Wawi Airport (PMA)

Located in Pemba –a locale in the state of Morogoro. It is surrounded by domestic areas such as Nagome, Shigiwana and Mtakata. The nearest major African cities to this airport are Mombasa, Zanzibar and Tanga.

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