Tanga Airport

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Tanga Airport
Uwanja wa Ndege wa Tanga  (Swahili)
Tanga Airport 2007.jpg
Terminal building
Tanga Airport Map.svg
Location of airport within the city
IATA: TGTICAO: HTTG
WMO: 63844
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Tanzania Airports Authorityk
Serves Tanga, Tanzania
Elevation AMSL 39 m / 128 ft
Coordinates 5°5′31.52″S 39°4′18″E / 5.0920889°S 39.07167°E / -5.0920889; 39.07167Coordinates: 5°5′31.52″S 39°4′18″E / 5.0920889°S 39.07167°E / -5.0920889; 39.07167
Map
TGT is located in Tanzania
TGT
TGT
Location of airport in Tanzania
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 1,255 4,117 Asphalt
14/32 1,388 4,554 GRE
Statistics (2013)
Passengers Increase 21,271
Aircraft movements Increase 3,444
Source: TAA[1]

Tanga Airport (IATA: TGTICAO: HTTG) is a small domestic airport in northeastern Tanzania serving the city of Tanga and the surrounding Tanga Region.

It is located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southwest of the city, off the A14 trunk road. The airport has scheduled flights to Arusha, Dar es Salaam and the Zanzibar Archipelago islands of Unguja and Pemba.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Auric Air Pemba, Zanzibar
Coastal Aviation Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Pemba, Zanzibar

Traffic and statistics[edit]

Passenger numbers at Tanga[1]
Year
Passengers
handled
Cargo
(tonnes)
Aircraft
Movements
1999 918 314
2000 963 297
2001 3,407 782
2002 9,552 1,336
2003 5,864 1,084
2004 7,113 1,324
2005 7,153 11.857 1,250
2006 8,201 32.133 1,410
2007 7,705 30.310 1,289
2008 8,447 35.245 1,588
2009 9,759 45.121 1,534
2010 9,277 38.919 1,552
2011 13,509 2,286
2012 20,020 10.000 3,339
2013 21,271 3,444

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Consolidated Traffic Statistics" (PDF). Tanzania Airports Authority. Archived from the original on September 2014. Retrieved 21 September 2014. 

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