When it comes where the gateway to African heritage is, Kilimanjaro International Airport is without a rival. The airport sits in the middle of the shadow of the northern Tanzania tourist attractions. Being the only airport that is closer to three Africa's voted natural wonders than any other airport could be. It gives you the view of Mount Kilimanjaro just from the airport than airport under the sun could dare. Kilimanjaro International Airport unfolds with patience in the middle of the three voted natural wonders of Africa; Mount Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro creator and Serengeti national Park.
Kilimanjaro International Airport Technical Information
Located 40kms East/Southeast of Arusha and 30kms West/Southwest on coordinates (03o 25'S, 37o 42'E). Built in a 109sq kms estate.
Runway: 3600 meters long tarmac/11835ft. 45m VOR and DME.
Hours of Operation: 24 Hours
IATA/FAA code: JRO
Location indicator: HTKJ
Fuel Availability: Jet A1/Avgas 100LL
Average temperature: 33 C
Computer based aeronautical information systems AIS and AFTN. Kilimanjaro International Airport currently operates a 3600m x 45m runaway that is an east west oriented(RWY 09/27). Predominant winds in the area usually dictates a west to east approach and take off. The runaway has Cat II ILS landing system, meaning that landing is possible in even lilting weather conditions.
The runway is capable of handling up to and including Boeing 747-400 series or Antonov 124 aircraft. Any size of the current commercial aircraft can land and be provided all ground services at KIA. Low population densities in the surrounding allow easy approach and take off, without noise restrictions.