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Arusha Airport (ARK)


Arusha, Tanzania

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Elevation: 4550ft

UTC: +3 Hours

Arusha is a city located in the Arusha Region of Tanzania, near the Arusha Airport (ARK). It is a major tourist destination, known for its wildlife, parks, and natural beauty. Arusha is also home to numerous cultural attractions, such as the Olduvai Gorge, the Museum of Natural History, and the Arusha National Park. The city is a bustling hub of activity, with a vibrant nightlife and plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. There are also plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, such as hiking, safaris, and birdwatching. Arusha is a great destination for anyone looking to experience the unique culture and natural beauty of Tanzania.

Airport Directions

The most convenient way to get to Arusha Airport (ARK) is by car. A private taxi from Arusha city center to the airport will cost approximately $20-25. If you are traveling from outside of Arusha, the cost of a private taxi to the airport will be based on the distance traveled. The second best option is to get to Arusha Airport (ARK) by bus. The bus will make multiple stops, so the journey may take longer than a private taxi. The bus fare for a one way trip to the airport is approximately $2-3. The least convenient option is to take the train to Arusha Airport (ARK). There is only one train that runs from Moshi to the airport, and it takes approximately three hours. The cost of the train ticket is about $4-6. Finally, there are a number of taxi services in Arusha that offer rides to the airport. The fare for a taxi from the city center to the airport is approximately $15-20. Additionally, taxis from outside of Arusha will be based on the distance traveled.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

There are several airlines that operate through Arusha Airport (ARK), including Air Tanzania, Coastal Aviation, Fastjet, Precision Air, and Safarilink. The airlines are divided into two separate terminals, with Air Tanzania, Fastjet, and Precision Air operating out of the Domestic Terminal and Coastal Aviation and Safarilink operating out of the International Terminal.

Airport Address

The address of Arusha Airport (ARK) is ATC House, Ohio Street P.O Box 543. The telephone number is +255 222 117 500, and the email address is The opening hours are 7.00 am to 6.00 pm local time.

Airport Lost & Found

The Lost & Found office at Arusha Airport (ARK) is located in the main terminal building and is open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday. The address and telephone number is:Arusha Airport Lost & FoundPO Box 1090, ArushaTanzaniaTelephone: +255 27 254 4462

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