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Arusha Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Arusha Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Don't sleep in the airport. It shuts over night. But they don't tell you that until you turn up the evening before your 7am flight.  - a traveller

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Arusha Airport.

What to Expect

  • Detailed information is currently unavailable at this time, but one reviewer was stranded after his flight departed two hours earlier than scheduled, so be sure to confirm your flight at least 24 hours in advance!

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. According to a recent review, the airport closes at night. Write a review to help future travelers.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Arusha Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.


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Arusha Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport Hotels

If attempting to sleep in Arusha Airport does not appeal to you, it is best to head back into the city center, as there are no hotels near the airport. Here are some hotel suggestions based on Tripadvisor reviews:

  • Dik Dik Hotel - (30 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers can be arranged through the hotel ($).
  • Hotel Flamingo - (30 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers can be arranged through the hotel.
  • Raha Leo - (30 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers can be arranged through the hotel ($).
  • Rivertrees Country Inn - (30 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers available for $50USD, each way. Airport transfers also available to/from Arusha Airport for $75 USD, each way.

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Arusha Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • Food & Drinks - Yes (restaurants, bars and coffee shops)
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

Some local hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details.

Taxis

Metered taxis are available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport, during airport hours of operation.

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Last Updated: 27 October 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .