+255 (0) 68 359 3933 or +44 (0)208 1333424

Kigoma (TKQ) Airport

No. Travellers

International Adults
12+ years

International Children
Under 12 years

Resident Adults
12+ years

Resident Children
Under 12 years

Infants Under 2
International or Resident

No. Travellers

International Adults
12+ years

International Children
Under 12 years

Resident Adults
12+ years

Resident Children
Under 12 years

Infants Under 2
International or Resident


No. Travellers

International Adults
12+ years

International Children
Under 12 years

Resident Adults
12+ years

Resident Children
Under 12 years

Infants Under 2
International or Resident

Please wait... loading our booking portal

No. Travellers

International Adults
12+ years

International Children
Under 12 years

Resident Adults
12+ years

Resident Children
Under 12 years

Infants Under 2
International or Resident

Search and rent a car in East Africa

No. Travellers

International Adults
12+ years

International Children
Under 12 years

Resident Adults
12+ years

Resident Children
Under 12 years

Infants Under 2
International or Resident

 
 
No. Travellers

International Adults
12+ years

International Children
Under 12 years

Resident Adults
12+ years

Resident Children
Under 12 years

Infants Under 2
International or Resident

Transfer here
No. Travellers

International Adults
12+ years

International Children
Under 12 years

Resident Adults
12+ years

Resident Children
Under 12 years

Infants Under 2
International or Resident

Kigoma Airport Guide

Kigoma Airport, also known as by its IATA Code TKQ and ICAO Code HKKA, is one among the regional airports of the Republic of Tanzania which services the Kigoma region which is currently undergoing massive renovations and expansion in a bid to modernize it.

Geographical Location - see map below

Kigoma Airport is located in North Western Tanzania in the area of North East of Ujiji, the oldest town in western Tanzania. Kigoma is situated to the east of Lake Tanganyika and is a major port town that straddles the border with Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Getting Here

  • TaxiThere is taxi service to the airport from the city center at a cost of Tzshs 10,000 (USD $4).
  • Preferred Mode – Use Taxis they are more reliable and they offer more luggage and leg room.
  • Alternative AYou can get a ride on the TukTuks (Three Wheeled Motorbikes) or Piki Piki (Motorbike) to the airport for Tzshs 2000 (USD $ 0.9)
  • Alternatives – For the adventurous type  you could catch the train operated by Tanzania Railways from Dar es Salaam for a 48 hour ride at Tzshs 75,700(USD $ 34 ) first class, to Kigoma and catch the taxi to the airport for the flight back. Please note that this option is not for first timer of the faint hearted.
  • Auxiliary Information
  • Flight from Hub

There are 4 direct flights per week to Kigoma Airport from the hub Dar es Salaam International Airport and the flight time is 1 hour and 45 minutes.

  • Airlines Using As Hub

There are no airlines which use this as a hub but Precision Air flies this route regularly.

The taxis and car hire vehicles will pick and drop you within the terminal; with some luck you will find porters ready to help you with your luggage, for a small tip.

There is very little or no informative signage at the airport, which is a negative but it does have at least one duty free shop.

Hotels & Transit Accommodation

It is a small provincial town with its delights, there is excellent accommodation at the following hotels; Lake Tanganyika Hotel, Jakobsen’s Beach and Guesthouse, Kigoma Hilltop Hotel and Nzimano Hotel. TripIndigo offers a useful resource on this city and accommodations.

Kigoma Location

Flights from Kigoma (TKQ)

Flights To Kigoma (TKQ)

Facilities

  1. Wi-Fi  None
  2. ATM None
  3. Forex None
  4. Restaurants & Lounges  None
  5. Toilets – The toilets are western styled.
  6. Disabled Facilities - There are wheelchairs around for use by the disabled

Quick Facts

  • GPS coordinates: Latitude (-4.8899, 040 53’ 10.01’’ S), Longitude (29.6716, 0290 40’   15.03”E)

  • Time Zone: UTC +3, GMT +3

  • Altitude- Elevation, 2700 Feet, 823 Meters above Sea Level, MASL.

  • Operating Hours: The airport operates 24 hours a day.

  • Telephone Contacts: +255282802857 +255282988100, +255713239053

  • Address: P.O Box 764, Kigoma, Tanzania