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Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR)

Full Airport Name

Dar es Salaam Airport


Dar es Salaam All-embracing Airport, PO Box 18032, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Airport Code


Country Code



(0)22 284 4324 or (0)22 284 4212


(0)22 284 4373



Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT + 3


The airport is amid 12 km (8 miles) southwest of Dar es Salaam

Transfer Amid Terminals

There are no shuttle services, but taxis are accessible to bear cartage amid the two terminals. Terminal 1 caters for accepted aerodynamics and allotment services, while Terminal 2 caters for all-embracing airlines, bounded and appointed flights.

Driving Directions

The airport admission alley is accomplished through Nyerere Road, aforetime accepted as Pugu Road.

Car Parking

Free car parking is accessible in advanced of the terminal buildings.

Car Hire

Car appoint is accessible from Skylink Rent a Car (a licencee for Avis) at the airport or can be abiding in town.

Public Transport

Road: Bus: Burghal buses are calmly accessed from the airport, with stops amid 500m (600 yards) from the terminal. Abounding hotels accept shuttle casework for their guests. Taxi: Airport taxis are accessible for appoint to any destination in the city. Travellers are brash to accommodate a amount afore ambience off, as taxis are not metered.

Information and Help Desks

There is an advice adverse on the avenue of Terminal 2 (tel: (0)22 284 4212) and one in Terminal 1 (tel: (0)22 284 4095), as able-bodied as four landline blast numbers committed for flight advice (tel: (0)22 284 4562/3/4/5).

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: There are banks and a agency de change at the airport, as able-bodied as a column office. Eating and drinking: There are three restaurants at the airport, one in the accessible area, and two in Departures. Shopping: There are duty-paid and duty-free shops at the airport, several allowance shops and a pharmacy. Luggage: A absent and begin board is amid in the Arrivals lounge. Porters are available. Other facilities: Several biking agents accomplish at the airport.

Conference and Business Facilities

There is a appointment allowance commonly acclimated by airport stakeholders for hosting meetings, seminars and training. Call TAA for advice (tel: (0)22 284 2402/3). A business lounge and secretarial casework are additionally available. Several hotels in boondocks accept appointment and business facilities.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

Wheelchairs are accessible at the airport. Casework for disabled travellers are provided by the Ground Handling Company (tel: (0)22 284 4611/9). Contact them for added information.


There are no hotels at the airport, but abounding hotels in Dar es Salaam accept shuttles to/from the airport. The abutting hotels to the airport accommodate the Royal Palm Hotel (tel: (0)22 211 2416), New Africa Hotel (tel: (0)22 211 7050), Golden Tulip (tel: (0)22 260 1442), Courtyard Hotel (tel: (0)22 213 0130) and Peacock Hotel (tel: (0)22 212 0334). All are begin in the burghal centre.