Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) is the largest and the busiest International Airport in Tanzania, located in Dar es Salaam, the largest city in Tanzania. The airport is one of the 58 government owned airports and airstrips, operated, developed and managed by Tanzania Airports Authority (TAA). JNIA is about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) southwest of the city. The airport was formally known as Dar es Salaam International Airport (DIA) before it was renamed in 2006 in honor of Julius Kambarage Nyerere, the first President of the United Republic of Tanzania who died in 1999. The airport saves flights to and from different destinations including Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Currently there are two terminals, terminal one and terminal two. The government is constructing terminal three (TB III) which will be the largest terminal at JNIA with a capacity of handling up to 6,000,000 passengers annually.
Project Scope: Terminal III and associated facilities, Apron, Taxiway, Access road and Parking
Duration: 3 years (2013-2015) in two phases.Phase I: 3.5 million passenger per annum and Phase II:2.5 million passenger per annum. Phase I and II will cost Euro 133.2 million (TZS 285.0 Billion) and Euro 102 million (TZS 221.0 Billion) respectively.
Total project cost: Euro 235,493,564
Capacity: 6.0 million passengers per annum
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Potential Investment Area at Julius Nyerere International Airport includes:-
- Aircraft maintenance hanger
- Convention center
- Shopping mall
- Four star hotel