Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport

General information

Julius Nyerere International Airport is the airport of Tanzania’s largest city Dar es Salaam. The airport is named after the first president of Tanzania, Julius Nyerere. The airport handles about 2.5 million passengers per year.

Location

Where is Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport situated?

Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport is located southwest of Dar es Salaam. The airport can be reached from Dar es Salaam by following Julius K. Nyerere Road.

How many terminals has Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport?

The airport has two terminals, a third terminal will be opened in the summer of 2019.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Tanzania.

Airport Distance
Zanzibar Abeid Amani Karume Airport 73km

Transportation

Car

The distance from Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport to the centre of Dar es Salaam is 13 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Dar es Salaam.

From DAR Airport to Dar es Salaam City centre by Car
13 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Dar es Salaam is about TZS 40000.-. Book your taxi at Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From DAR Airport to Dar es Salaam City centre by Taxi
13 km
25 min
TZS 40000.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

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Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Fly540 (5H)
  • flydubai (FZ)
  • Fastjet (FN)

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

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Triniti Airport Hotel, Dar es Salaam

Located within 11 km of Tanzania National Stadium and 12 km of Kariakoo Market, Triniti Airport Hotel offers rooms in Dar es Salaam. Featuring free shuttle service, this property also provides guests with a terrace.

budget

Transit Motel Airport, Dar es Salaam

Set 9 km from Tanzania National Stadium, Transit Motel Airport features accommodation and free WiFi in Dar es Salaam.

business

FQ Village Hotel, Dar es Salaam

FQ Village Hotel in Dar es Salaam has a shared lounge and a bar. This 3-star motel offers a 24-hour front desk and room service. Tanzania National Stadium is 11 km away.

Hotels in Dar es Salaam

Looking for the best hotels in Dar es Salaam? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

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Chelsea Hotel, Dar es Salaam

Chelsea Hotel is situated in Dar es Salaam, 0.9 km from City Mall and 3.8 km from Quality Centre Mall. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and complimentary High Speed WiFi Internet available throughout the property.

business

Tanzanite Executive Suites, Dar es Salaam

Set at the very centre of Dar es Salaam and a 3-minute walk from the ferry dock to Zanzibar, Tanzanite Executive Suites offers free WiFi access and private parking. The property features an onsite coffee shop and fitness centre.

luxury

Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro, Dar es Salaam

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam The Kilimanjaro is located close to the harbour and 700 metres away from the Zanzibar Ferry Terminal. The hotel has a spa, outdoor pool and a casino.

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