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Fly from Pemba Island (PMA) to Dar es Salaam (DAR)

Whether you’re travelling from Pemba Island to Dar es Salaam 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. Travelling from the Islands to the coastal capital city can be quite the trek but as soon as you reach the big metro you’ll feel the excitement generated by the hustle and bustle of city life in Dar es Salaam.

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Distance and Flight Time

The average flying distance from Pemba to Dar es Salaam is equal to 206 km and will take you around 2 hours from the airport to airport. The chances are that you arrived on Pemba by air. The trip offers you some time to relax, watch your favourite movie and by the time you finish your entertainment you should be preparing for landing. There are regular flights servicing the Pemba Island to Dar es Salaam route from Auric Air, Coastal Aviation and ZanAir

If you prefer to get a better lay of the land you can also travel by ferry then this 214 km / 133-mile route provides you with some of the greatest ocean and island views in the world.

Not to Miss During Flights

With a little altitude gain after take off the reef and temperature influenced azure, turquoise, blue and green waters of the waters fringing the island appear. Flying south, it’s deep water blue and then the multi-colours reappear as Nungwi on the north, Mnemba atoll and the eastern shores of Zanzibar come into play. You’ll cross over the Zanzibar coast in the Paje region, with the village of Michamvi below, the famed Jozani Forest will drift by on the right as will the Fumba Peninsula a small distance off to the right as you approach the island’s western shore.

Airport & Layover Tips

Explore Tanzania’s biggest airport also known as the Julius Nyerere International Airport that services thousands of domestic, regional and international travellers each week. There is no shortage of travel alternatives when leaving the airport with a range of rental car agencies, cabs, buses, shuttles and Ubers all just a call away. Landing at the domestic terminal (Terminal 1), grab your bags and locate your ground transport.

If you’re connecting to an international destination, you’ll need to transfer by taxi or shuttle to Terminal 2, the departure point for all international flights. This is a very short drive. It is strongly advised not to walk between the two.

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