International Airport

Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Gateway to Tanzania's iconic Mount Kilimanjaro and safari parks.

Tanzania
Location
Year-round
Best Time to Visit
889 m
Altitude

About Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) serves as the primary aerial gateway to the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, and Tanzania's renowned northern safari circuit, including Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Lake Manyara. Strategically located between the cities of Arusha and Moshi, JRO is uniquely positioned ...

What to know

Safety & Vaccinations
Tanzania is generally safe for travellers, but it's wise to exercise caution and stay informed about local conditions. Vaccinations for hepatitis A, typhoid, and yellow fever are recommended for all travellers. Additionally, malaria prophylaxis is advised due to the presence of malaria throughout the country. Consulting a travel health specialist b...
For more information regarding vaccinations and health notices, view the CDC’s page :
CDC Travelers' Health
CDC Travel health notices and vaccination recommendations
Getting There
Kilimanjaro International Airport is accessible by direct flights from major cities in Europe, the Middle East, and other African countries. It serves as a crucial hub for tourists heading to Tanzania's northern safari circuit and for climbers targeting Mount Kilimanjaro.
Getting Around
From JRO, various transportation options are available, including taxis, shuttle services to Arusha and Moshi, and car rental for those preferring to drive themselves. The region's infrastructure supports easy access to major tourist destinations, though some remote areas may require vehicles with high clearance or 4WD.
Visas
For most foreign visitors to Tanzania, including those arriving at JRO, a visa is required. Visitors can obtain a visa upon arrival, through Tanzanian diplomatic missions abroad, or via the online e-visa system. The e-visa application should be submitted in advance of travel, ensuring entry requirements are met. Ensure your passport has at least si...
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