Tanga (TGT) 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

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Tanga Airport Guide

Tanga Airport, also known as by its IATA Code TGT and ICAO Code HTTG, is a regional airport located in the Tanga Region in the northeast part of Tanzania.  Tanga is host to the most Northerly seaport in Tanzania with tourist attractions such as Amboni Caves, Galanos Hot Springs, Toten Island and Tongoni Ruins to name a few.

Geographical Location - see map below

Tanga Airport is located in the Tanga Region in the North Eastern part of Tanzania. It is located close to the border with Kenya, and as such played a pivotal role in WW1.

Getting Here

  • Taxi There are several taxis which will get you from Tanga town to the airport 3 kilometers (10 minutes) away for Tzs 10000- Tzs 15000 (USD $5-7).
  • Preferred Mode  Taxis are the preferred method especially if you have luggage with you.
  • Shuttle Bus The airport does not operate one.
  • Alternatives – Local busses operate on the route from the city centre, however these can be busy and you may have to walk from the bus stop to the terminal building, so this would only be recommended if you are travelling light.
  • Car Parking & Fees –There is no automated POS parking system at the airport and it is safe to assume that parking is free although there may be minimal charges from the local municipality.
  • Auxiliary Information
    • Flight from Hub

There are several flights a day from Julius Nyerere International airport in Dar es Salaam to Tanga (scheduled and unscheduled)and the flight duration is 1 hour and 40 minutes.

The taxis and car hire vehicles will pick and drop you within the terminal, right at the entrance to the lounge. Your driver will double up as your porter at the airport.

Kiosks – There will be a shop that sells local soft drinks and snacks

Hotels & Transit Accommodation

There are several hotels around Tanga town and some of the best include the Tanga Beach Resort, Nyumbani Tanga Hotel and New Kwetu Hotel which offer all the conveniences including WI-FI. TripIndigo offers comprehensive reviews on various locations throughout East Africa.

 

Tanga Location

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 for the disabled

Quick Facts

  • GPS coordinates: Latitude (-5.092089, 5° 5′ 31.52″ S), Longitude (39.071667, 39° 4′ 18″ E)

  • Time Zone: UTC +3, GMT +3

  • Altitude- Elevation, 128 Feet, 39 Meters above Sea Level, MASL.

  • Operating Hours: The airport operates from 6am until 7pm.


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