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Arusha Airport ARK | Taxi and Shuttles Transfers

Arusha Airport ARK | Taxi and Shuttles Transfers

 Major airports in and aorund Arusha:

There are 2 airports within Arusha Region. Kilimanjaro International airport (IACO HTKL; IATA JRO) which services in and outbound international carriers and international charter flights  and the second airport is the Arusha Municipal Airport (ICAO HTAR; IATA ARK) that handles all domestic flights within Tanzania:

Arusha airport:

Arusha Airport (IATA: ARK, ICAO: HTAR), also known as Arusha Airport, is a small airport in Tanzania with domestic flights only. The longest flight from Arusha ARK is a 300 mile (483 km) non-stop route to Dar es Salaam DAR. This direct flight takes around 1 hour and 50 minutes and is operated by Coastal Aviation.

In total there are 7 airlines flying from and to Arusha. Those carriers are: Air Excel, Auric air, Regional air, Coastal aviation, Precision air, Zanair, Air Tanzania and most Popular destinations from Arusha are: Lake Manyara, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro, Seronera, Dar-es-salaam and Grumeti.

Arusha airport Transfers Service

Arusha airport transfer service

Kilimanjaro Airport

Kilimanjaro Airport (IATA: JRO, ICAO: HTKJ), also known as Kilimanjaro International Airport, is the third largest airport in Tanzania. It is an international airport and serves the area of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Kilimanjaro Airport has non-stop passenger flights scheduled to 17 destinations in 8 countries. The longest flight from Kilimanjaro JRO is a 4,288 mile (6,901 km) non-stop route to Amsterdam AMS.

This direct flight takes around 8 hours and 20 minutes and is operated by KLM. In total there are 16 airlines flying from and to Kilimanjaro. Most flights are operated by one of the following carriers: Precision air, Air Tanzania, Auric air, KLM, Coastal aviation, Uta air express, Qatary airways, Air excel, and Ethiopian airlines.

The only intercontinental flights operating from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) are between Kilimanjaro and Europe and between Kilimanjaro and the Middle-East. Please note that there are no direct services between Kilimanjaro and the United States, Canada, Southern America, Central America, the Caribbean, Southern Asia, China, Japan, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Central Asia or Oceania.


Kilimanjaro airport Transfers Service

Kilimanjaro International Airport

Map of Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Arport

Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International  airport

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) is one of the busiest in Africa serving as a major hub in East Africa for cargo and tourist passengers and close to Arusha, it takes only 6 hours of Transfer from this airport to Arusha town at a cost of $30

JKIA terminal has three sections catering for both arrivals and departures. Sections one and two are used for international flights and section three is used for domestic flights. Check-in occurs through section one and two depending on destination and all the check-in counters operate on a CUTE (Common Use Terminal Equipment) system.

There are eight gates in the departures area and the aircraft are boarded via boarding bridges. International arrivals disembark via the same gates into the A concourse which leads to the immigration counters on the first floor before they are directed to the baggage hall on the ground floor. Flight Information Display Systems (FIDS) and signage are in place to assist the passenger finding their way around the airport.

Nairobi's Kenyatta International airport Transfers service

Arusha airports

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These transfers are arranged by Trip Insight Tanzania which organize tours to all Tanzania National Parks.

Arusha airport Safari Transfers

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Arusha Airports FAQ

Arusha is served by two airports. Kilimanjaro International Airport (IATA: JRO) has regular flights to Amsterdam with KLM, and to Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Nairobi. Kilimanjaro Airport is approximately 60km (45min) from the city centre. A taxi ride costs USD50 but many airlines run a shuttle service for free or USD10.

Arusha Municipal Airport (ARK) is on the outskirts of the city but only runs domestic flights, mostly to Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam, and charters. air viva offers regular flights between Arusha and Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro.

It is 43 km from Arusha to Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO). It is approximately 51.6 km to drive.

The distance between Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) and Arusha Airport (ARK) is 49 km. The road distance is 57.8 km.

The distance between Moshi and Arusha is 72 km. The road distance is 80.1 km. How do I travel from Moshi to Arusha without a car? The best way to get from Moshi to Arusha without a car is to bus which takes 1h 42m and costs .

The nearest airport to Arusha is Arusha (ARK) Airport which is 6.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Kilimanjaro (JRO) (42.9 km)

The shortest distance (air line) between JRO and ARK is 30.73 mi (49.45 km).

Major Airports near Arusha:

International airports near Arusha, Tanzania:

Domestic airports near Arusha, Tanzania:

Arusha & Kilimanjaro Appartments

Arusha Airport Excursion Transfers

We provide a wide range of private and shared vehicles, including airport taxis, shuttles, minibuses, luxury limousines, AND wheelchair accessible vehicles. Our professional and affordable airport, port and train transportation is the perfect solution for getting to your holiday stress-free.

If you are visiting a number of National Parks and Game reserves in Tanzania, you can either drive or fly between them. Roads in most of the wilderness areas are in poor condition and unmarked, and self-driving is not recommended. We have a very reliable and cost effective way of supplying you with a driver who doubles as an informal guide; alternatively, you can arrange to fly to your destination and utilize a car and driver supplied by the lodgings.