Mtwara Airport

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Mtwara Airport
Uwanja wa Ndege wa Mtwara  (Swahili)
Mtwara Airport.jpg
IATA: MYWICAO: HTMT
WMO: 63971
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Government of Tanzania
Operator Tanzania Airports Authority
Location Mtwara, Tanzania
Elevation AMSL 371 ft / 113 m
Coordinates 10°20′10″S 40°10′55″E / 10.33611°S 40.18194°E / -10.33611; 40.18194Coordinates: 10°20′10″S 40°10′55″E / 10.33611°S 40.18194°E / -10.33611; 40.18194
Map
MYW is located in Tanzania
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Location of airport in Tanzania
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 2,260 7,415 Asphalt
08/26 1,173 3,848 Gravel
Statistics
Passengers 19,718

Mtwara Airport (IATA: MYWICAO: HTMT) is an airport in southern Tanzania serving the town of Mtwara. It is located about 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) south of the town.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Tanzania Dar es Salaam
Precision Air Dar es Salaam
Tropical Air Dar es Salaam

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 27 August 1975, Douglas C-47B 5Y-AAF of East African Airways was damaged beyond economic repair in a landing accident. The aircraft was on a scheduled passenger flight. All 19 people on board survived.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Aerodromes in Tanzania" (PDF). Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "5Y-AAF Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 21 August 2010. 

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