Sleeping in Airports

Mwanza Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Mwanza Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Mwanza Airport.

What to Expect

Mwanza Airport has a small, rustic terminal that primarily handles domestic routes. The terminal was reportedly modernized or expanded in 2015, but we are unable to confirm this. Bring your own snacks as there may be no dining or shopping options.

Where to Sleep

We have no sleep-related reviews, but this airport seems to close overnight. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night. For uninterrupted sleep, a nearby hotel offers shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

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

Auric Air Services Departure Lounge – Location: Landside, outside the Arrivals Hall.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Mwanza Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Gold Crest Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) Airport pick-up can be arranged at time of booking your room. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Mwanza Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Mwanza Airport in the lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ] At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Not available.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

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, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

While it appears that this airport closes at night, as of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation.  If you know the hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airlines

As of January 2019, Mwanza airport is served by the following airlines: Air Tanzania • Auric Air • Coastal Aviation • Fastjet • Precision Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Taxis

Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. There are no meters, so negotiate a fare with the driver before starting your journey.

Last updated: 2019-06-14

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   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/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.