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Airport Overview

Dar es Salaam International Airport is also known as Julius Nyerere International Airport after Tanzania’s first president, and serves Tanzania’s largest city and capital Dar es Salaam.

While the airport is relatively small, a lot of travellers have reported that it is chaotic and disorganised, and the facilities on offer are very basic and often out of date. One complaint in particular is the lack of signage – it is difficult to know which gate you are meant to be at.

Standing in long lines at this airport should not come as a surprise, so make sure you’re dressed appropriately for the airport – Dar es Salaam is very hot, and the airport’s air-conditioning seldom works.

If you are flying into Dar es Salaam International, be sure to give yourself plenty of time to find your way around (and to get to the airport, as traffic in the area is also notoriously bad) – and try to avoid long layovers there, if possible.

A new terminal and taxiway are under development.

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Interesting information about Dar es Salaam

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Avg temp for this month inDar es Salaam31.6 °CSource: World Weather Online
Average monthly rainfall inDar es Salaam103.8 mmSource: World Weather Online
Average flying time toDar es Salaam9 hrs 40 mins
Rate of exchange inDar es Salaam100.00 TZS = £0.04Source: Open Exchange Rates
Which airlines fly toDar es SalaamAir France, Air Berlin and Ethiopian Airlines
Available deals toDar es Salaam998
Advertisers with deals toDar es SalaamKLM, Flightcatchers and Ontro
Advertisers with offers toDar es Salaam32
Cheapest flights offer toDar es Salaam£281
Avg flight deal toDar es Salaam£591

 How much do things cost in Dar es Salaam?

  • Cheap meal: £3.10
  • Imported beer (0.33 litre): £1.52
  • Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre): £0.36
  • Loaf of white bread: £0.54
  • 3 bedroom flat in city centre: £1261.05
  • Pack of Marlboro cigarettes: £1.53
  • Taxi - fixed fee: £1.94
  • Pair of Nike trainers: £46.87
  • 1 mile taxi journey: £1.91
  • One-way ticket (local transport): £0.16
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