Bukoba Airport

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Bukoba Airport

Uwanja wa Ndege wa Bukoba  (Swahili)
Bukoba Airport.jpg
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Tanzania
OperatorTanzania Airports Authority
LocationBukoba, Tanzania
Elevation AMSL3,766 ft / 1,148 m
Coordinates1°19′50″S 31°49′10″E / 1.33056°S 31.81944°E / -1.33056; 31.81944Coordinates: 1°19′50″S 31°49′10″E / 1.33056°S 31.81944°E / -1.33056; 31.81944
BKZ is located in Tanzania
Location of Bukoba airport.
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 1,385 4,544 Asphalt[1]
Statistics (2013)
PassengersDecrease 25,943
Aircraft movementsDecrease 1,946
Cargo (kg)Decrease 6,851
Source: TAA[2] TCAA[3] Google Maps[4] GCM[5]

Bukoba Airport (IATA: BKZ, ICAO: HTBU) is an airport in northwestern Tanzania serving the town of Bukoba and the surrounding Kagera Region. It is adjacent to Lake Victoria.

The Bukoba non-directional beacon (Ident: BK) is located on the field.[6][7]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Auric Air Rubondo, Mwanza
Precision Air Mwanza
Air Tanzania Mwanza

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mulisa, Meddy (4 January 2014). "Bukoba residents to be compensated". Daily News (Tanzania). Archived from the original on 4 January 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Consolidated Traffic Statistics". Tanzania Airports Authority. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2014. Retrieved 21 September 2014.
  3. ^ "List of Aerodromes in Tanzania" (PDF). Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
  4. ^ Google Maps - Bukoba
  5. ^ Airport information for BKZ at Great Circle Mapper.
  6. ^ "Bukoba NDB (BK) @ OurAirports". ourairports.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  7. ^ "SkyVector: Flight Planning / Aeronautical Charts". skyvector.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.

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