International Airport

Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR)

Tanzania's primary airport, your gateway to adventure and discovery.

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

About Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR)

Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR), named after Tanzania's first president, is the largest and busiest airport in Tanzania, located in the nation's commercial capital, Dar es Salaam. As the main hub for international and domestic air travel, it serves as the gateway to Tanzania's world-famous tourist attractions, including the Serengeti, Mo...

What to know

Safety & Vaccinations
Travellers to Tanzania should observe standard safety precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. It's recommended to be up to date with routine vaccinations, and vaccinations for hepatitis A, typhoid, and yellow fever are advised, especially if travelling to rural areas. Malaria prophylaxis is also recommended. Always consult with a travel he...
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
Julius Nyerere International Airport is well-connected to major cities worldwide, making it accessible via direct or connecting flights depending on your departure point. The airport's proximity to Dar es Salaam ensures easy access to Tanzania's capital and its amenities.
Getting Around
Upon arrival, navigating Dar es Salaam and the wider Tanzanian landscape can be achieved through various means. Taxis and ride-sharing services offer convenient travel within the city, while domestic flights from DAR connect travelers to key destinations across Tanzania. For those looking to explore at their own pace, car rental options are availab...
Visas
Tanzania requires most foreign visitors to obtain a visa, available either upon arrival or through an online e-visa system. Applicants should ensure their passport has at least six months' validity from the date of entry and should apply for the e-visa at least three days before travel. The e-visa system is a straightforward process, providing trav...
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