Kilimanjaro Airport is an airport in the north of Tanzania, close to Mount Kilimanjaro National Park. Most arriving passengers at Kilimanjaro Airport (“The Gateway to Africa’s Wildlife Heritage”) travel to Moshi or Arusha. Moshi is located at the foot of Kilimanjaro and known as the starting point for a climb of the highest mountain in Africa (5,895 metres). Arusha is Tanzania’s third largest city, ideally located for visiting Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park and Tarangire National Park. Arusha also has its own airport. KLM via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Turkish Airlines via Istanbul Airport offer direct flights from Europe to Kilimanjaro Airport in Tanzania.
Where is Kilimanjaro Airport situated?
The airport is located southwest of Mount Kilimanjaro National Park, west of Moshi and east of Arusha. Both cities can be reached via the Arusha – Himo Road (A23).
How many terminals does Kilimanjaro Airport have?
Kilimanjaro Airport has one runway and a two-storey terminal building. Departures is on the left side of the terminal, Arrivals on the right.
The distance from Kilimanjaro Airport to the centre of Moshi is 41 kilometres. By car, it takes 60 minutes to get to the centre of Moshi.
From JRO Airport to Moshi City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Kilimanjaro Airport by public transport. Visit the Kilimanjaro Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Kilimanjaro Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Moshi is about TZS 110000.-. Book your taxi at Kilimanjaro Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From JRO Airport to Moshi City centre by Taxi
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Kilimanjaro Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Kilimanjaro Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Turkish Airlines
- Kenya Airways
- Ethiopian Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Moshi
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Things to do
It is possible to book tours in the city and near Kilimanjaro Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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