Tanzania largest and busiest airport, Julius Nyerere International Airport

Julius Nyerere International Airport is Tanzania’s largest and busiest airport.

The Julius Nyerere International Airport (IATA: JNIA), located in Dar es Salaam, is the largest and busiest airport in Tanzania, accounting for over 70% of Tanzania’s air passengers with 2.47 million in 2019.

In August 2019, Tanzanian President John Magufuli inaugurated Terminal 3 of the JNIA. The new terminal, which costs USD 314 million sets the airport capacity at 8 million passengers annually.

JNIA also accounts for 80% of the country’s cargo capacity with 16,162 tonnes handled in 2018.

List of Tanzania airports

Tanzania has 58 airports and more than 300 private airstrips owned by mining companies and tour operators.

The major airports in Tanzania are:

Julius Nyerere International Airport
Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
Kilimanjaro International Airport
Mwanza Airport
Arusha Airport
Songwe Airport
Bukoba Airport
Dodoma Airport
Lake Manyara Airport
Kigoma Airport
Tanga Airport
Mafia Airport
Tabora Airport
Mtwara Airport
Iringa Airport
Musoma Airport
Kahama Airstrip
Songea Airport
Kasulu Airport
Loliondo Airstrip
Moshi Airport
Morogoro Airport