ZNZ Zanzibar Airport Info & Guide
Where is Zanzibar Airport?
An archipelago in the Indian Ocean, just off the coast of the East African mainland, Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania. The islands export seaweed, spices, dugout canoes and fine raffia (palm trees).
Zanzibar City's historical core, Stone Town, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The area boasts a unique architecture and culture, popular with tourists.
Zanzibar International Airport (IATA: ZNZ, ICAO: HTZA), officially Zanzibar Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, also referred to as Zanzibar Karume Airport, Zanzibar Kisauni Airport, Unguja Airport, Zanzibar City Airport, or simply Zanzibar Airport, is located on Unguja Island, about 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) south of Zanzibar City, in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The airport is named to honour Abeid Amani Karume, the island's first president.
A new passenger terminal, scheduled for completion in 2014, will bring the airport's capacity to 1.5 million passengers a year.
Zanzibar Airport is a hub for ZanAir. Other airlines that fly to Zanzibar Airport include Arkia Israel Airlines, Auric Air, Alitalia, Arkefly, Blue Panorama Airlines, Condor, Ethiopian Airlines, Fly540, flydubai, Jetairfly, Kenya Airways, Mango, Meridiana, Oman Air, Precision Air and Tropical Air.
Cities with flights to Zanzibar Airport include Addis Ababa, Amsterdam, Arusha, Bologna, Brussels, Dar es Salaam, Dubi, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Kilwa, Mafia Island, Manyara, Milan, Mombassa, Nairobi, Pemba Island, Rome, Serengeti, Tanga, Tarangire and Tel Aviv.
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Zanzibar Airport is open 24 hours, so it is possible to sleep here.
Tip: A departure tax is applicable for domestic flights from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam. International flight fares (may) include the departure tax.
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