Flights from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Kilimanjaro (JRO)
Whether you’re travelling from Dar es Salaam to Kilimanjaro for vacations, business or family visits its always a smart choice to compare prices and make sure you’re getting the best deal before booking your travel. Take your beach break or city site seeing to the highest peak in Africa with your flight from Dar es Salaam to Kilimanjaro, or simply connect to your international departure from Kilimanjaro International Airport.
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Distance and Flight Time
The flight from Dar es Salaam Airport to Kilimanjaro Airport is around 250 kilometres and takes close to 1 hour and 10 minutes depending on the aircraft used. There are regular flights from Dar es Salaam to Kilimanjaro with Coastal Aviation, Air Tanzania, FastJet and Precision Air
If you prefer to get a better lay of the land you can also travel by road by hiring a car or booking a bus, travelling by road you will have to cover around 620 kilometres which should take you just under 10 hours and 36 minutes to complete.
Not to Miss During Flights
This scenic route takes you from the East coast of Tanzania across the northern part of the country. As you depart Dar es Salaam you may spot Zanzibar to your right and later Saadani to your left. While you move closer to the north you’ll travel past the East Usambara Mountain and the Mkomazi National park before you fly over Moshi and finally descend at the base of mountain Kilimanjaro.
Airport & Layover Tips
Explore one of Tanzania’s smaller airports also known as the Kilimanjaro Airport which services hundreds of domestic, regional and international travellers each week. Once landed at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you proceed through Immigration and collect your bags and go to the exit to meet your transfer. If you do not have a pre-arranged transfer.
Upon leaving the airport you will see that there is no shortage of travel alternatives when leaving the airport with a range of rental car agencies, cabs, buses & shuttles all just a call away. Kilimanjaro Airport is located approximately 40kms from Arusha and 30kms from Moshi Town, which is the start point for any Kilimanjaro Climb. It takes about an hour and a half to drive to Arusha and Moshi is under an hour.
Seronera airstrip is located in the North of the reserve, close to the Kenyan border.
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