Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) is situated 50km/31mi east of Arusha, the gateway of Tanzania’s popular Northern safari circuit. The drive from the airport to Arusha takes about 1½ hours*.

Tanzania’s main airport is Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR), located 13km/8mi southwest of Dar es Salaam. This is the entry point for visitors to the southern parks.

From Arusha or Dar es Salaam, you can fly or drive between reserves. Some domestic flights out of Arusha will leave from Kilimanjaro International Airport, while others leave from the much smaller Arusha Airport (ARK) located 8km/5mi west of town. However you choose to travel, in most cases, your local tour operator will pick you up from the airport and arrange all further transportation as part of your safari package.

*Driving times are only a rough indication. You should always consider the possibility of significant delays.

By Air: There are several Airlines landing in Tanzania mainly: Air Tanzania, Emirates, Qatar, KLM, Turkish Airlines, Swiss Air, Ethiopian, Kenyan Airways, South African Airways, Air France and now recently launched Saudia. However from Kuala Lumpur (KLIA) to Dar Es Salaam (DAR) there are no direct flights usually it is via few hours transit depending on the flight, which brings total time of travel from 11 to 15 hours by plane.

Flights & Airlines to Tanzania
Please check Skyscanner to see which airlines can take you to Tanzania and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Airlines & Flights in Tanzania
Domestic and charter flights between parks are usually booked by tour operators as part of the tour package. Domestic flights can be booked with several domestic carriers.

Air Tanzania
Precision Air
Regional Air
Safari Air Link
Coastal Aviation
Auric Air
Air Excel
As Salaam Air