International Airport of Kilimanjaro

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  • Kilimanjaro International Airport is located 50 km from Arusha city Tanzania covering close to 110sq km ,was officially inaugurated in December 1971 and was designed "The Gateway of Africa's Wildlife Heritage"

    Situated roughly halfway between town of Moshi on the lower slopes of Mountain Kilimanjaro and the cool city of Arusha.The region are popularly known as East Africa's best tourist destination or commonly known as the northern famous tourism circuit,including Kilimanjaro mountain,Serengeti,Ngorongoro crater,Tarangire,Lake Manyara,Natron,Lake Eyasi and mount Meru.

    Managed and operated by Kilimanjaro Airport Development Company (KADCO). Another local specialty in the region is the precious gemstone Tanzanite, found only in Tanzania, Mererani where found the mines,just near the airport.

    Airlines flies to Kilimanjaro International Airport KLM Airlines Ethiopian Airlines Qatar Airways Air France Delta Air lines Condor Airlines Rwandair Express Fly540 Kenya Airways Precision Air Turkish Airlines TUIfly and Lufthansa

    Airport Facilities Kilimanjaro International Airport has all of the modern facilities that the larger airports have including a restaurant, money exchange center, shopping arcade, duty free shops, clinic, business class lounge, VIP lounge and airport taxi services in the car park area near the departure lounge.

    Arrivals Guidelines Passengers arriving are escorted off the aircraft and taken directly to the arrival halls where they go through the immigration formalities of the country. Passengers will then immediately find themselves in the baggage reclaim area.

    Arrivals have a separate parking area and passengers can move very quickly into their onward transport. Departures Guidelines Travelers are dropped just outside the Check-In area. Here you are required to go through the security checkpoint in an open hall with well-marked check-In points.

    Passengers then move through a final security check and Immigration departure protocols before proceeding to the boarding exit.Technical Information Of KIA Located 50kms East/Southeast of Arusha and 30kms West/Southwest on coordinates (03o 25'S, 37o 42'E). Built in a 109sq kms estate Runway: 3600 meters long tarmac/11835ft. 45m VOR and DME. • Hours of Operation: 24 Hours • IATA/FAA code: JRO .

    Location indicator: HTKJ • Fuel Availability: Jet A1/Av gas 100LL • Elevation 2932ft • Average temperature: 33C Computer based aeronautical information systems AIS and AFTN Kilimanjaro International Airport currently operates a 3600m x 45m runaway that is an east west oriented(RWY 09/27).Predominant winds in the area usually dictates a west to east approach and take off. The runaway has Cat II ILS landing system, meaning that landing is possible in even lilting weather conditions.

    The runaway is capable of handling up to and including Boeing 747-400 series or Antonov 124 aircraft. Any size of the current commercial aircraft can land and be provided all ground services at KIA Low population densities in the surrounding allow easy approach and take off, without noise restrictions.