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Uwanja wa Ndege wa Arusha (Swahili)
|IATA: ARK – ICAO: HTAR
– WMO: 63789
|Owner||Government of Tanzania|
|Operator||Tanzania Airports Authority|
|Hub for||Air Excel
|Elevation AMSL||4,550 ft / 1,387 m|
The airport is currently undergoing an expansion which includes an extension of the current runway and new terminal buildings.
The airport served 87,252 passengers in 2004.
Airlines and destinations
|Coastal Aviation||Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Mafia Island, Manyara, Mikumi, Mwanza, Pemba Island, Ruaha, Selous, Serengeti, Seronera, Tanga, Tarangire, Zanzibar|
|Precision Air||Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar|
|Regional Air||Kilimanjaro, Manyara, Zanzibar|
|Tropical Air||Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar|
|ZanAir||Dar es Salaam, Mombasa, Pemba Island, Zanzibar|
Accidents and incidents
- On 18 December 2013, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767 (ET-AQW) flight from Addis Ababa to Kilimanjaro International Airport made an unscheduled landing at the airport after it failed to land at its destination. It overran the short runway which resulted in the airport being closed for a short time.
A few days later it was flown empty to Kilimanjaro International Airport .
- "List of Aerodromes in Tanzania" (PDF). Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
- "Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET-815 of 18 December 2013" (Press release). 18 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-18.
- THOME, WOLFGANG H. (18 December 2013). "ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES IN UNSCHEDULED LANDING AT ARUSHA MUNICIPAL FIELD". eturbonews.com. Retrieved 18 December 2013.
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