Fly from Tanga (TGT) to Pemba Island (PMA)
Welcome to another part of paradise. Whether you’re travelling from Tanga to Pemba Island 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 coastal town of Tanga to the Island of Pemba is a rather quick trip and before you can even realize it you’ll be landing on the island of Pemba.
For more on the what to do in Pemba Island check out our blog posts:
- Here Are The Top 15 Activities On Pemba Island
If you’re all set to hit the skies, then start booking your travel arrangements with us today.
Distance and Flight Time
This quick 20-minute flight is a pure delight and will be over before you know it, travelling around 78km or 49 miles across the ocean to Pemba island. Departing Tanga Airport close to the East Usambara mountain foothills within minutes you’ve crossed the coastline with the islands of Yambe and Karange inshore off to the left.There are regular flights servicing the Tanga to Pemba Island route from Auric Air
If you prefer to get a better lay of the land you can also travel by ferry then this 80 km route provides you with some of the greatest ocean and island views in the world.
Not to Miss During Flights
Across the Zanzibar channel, your pilot will have the nose of the plane pointed slightly south of east, headed for Pemba’s capital Chake-Chake and it’s close by airport of Wawe, Karume or Pemba – one place, many names.This is a flight of colours, textures, sea, sky, beach, coral, rock and green hills. Take one deep breath, close your eyes and imagine the artist’s palette and colour choices. Your camera should be clicking away.
Your approach to the airfield usually requires a left-hand turn to line up, and then you’re down.
Airport & Layover Tips
Explore Tanzania’s smaller Island airport also known as the Pemba Island Aiport that services hundreds of domestic and travellers each week. 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. Baggage retrieval is a simple affair while your prearranged transfer/pick-up should be easily found.