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Lake Manyara airport | Manyara Airstrip

Lake Manyara airport | Manyara Airstrip

Lake Manyara airport | Lake Manyara airstrip  | Transfer from Lake Manyara airstrip to Arusha  | Transfer from Lake Manyara airstrip to Ngorngoro |Seronera airstrip | Private transport in Tanzania |

Lake Manyara airport:

Lake Manyara Airport (Lake Manyara airstrip)  is an airport serving the Lake Manyara National Park in the Arusha Region of Tanzania.There are flights from Arusha and the Serengeti to Manyara’s airstrip, but the trip from Arusha on the tarred road only takes 1½ hours by car.Coming from the Ngorongoro Crater, the driving time is about two hours to cover the 80km/50mi.

From Manyara airport is possible to reach the Ngorongoro crater, located in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in this northern area of Tanzania. The Ngorongoro Crater was formed when a large volcano erupted and collapsed on itself. This explosion created a caldera approximately two and a half million years ago. The crater is home to the “big 5” game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino).

At present, there are 4 domestic flights from Lake Manyara.The longest flight from Lake Manyara LKY is a 139 mile (223 km) non-stop route to Grumeti GTZ. This direct flight takes around 35 minutes and is operated by Coastal Aviation.

Airlines flying from Lake Manyara

In total there are 3 airlines flying from and to Lake Manyara. Those carriers are:

  • #1. Coastal Aviation (CQ)4 destinations
  • #2. Regional Air (8N)4 destinations
  • #3. Air Excel (XLL)3 destinations

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Kilimanjaro airport transfers to Ngorongoro Simba Camp site

Popular destinations from Lake Manyara

Below you can find a list of the most popular destinations from Lake Manyara, based on the number of scheduled flights for this month.

Alternative airports near Lake Manyara

Below you can find a list of alternative airports to Lake Manyara (LKY). The nearest airports to Lake Manyara (LKY) are Arusha (ARK) and Kilimanjaro (JRO).

ARK – ArushaTanzania – 56 mi / 90 km
JRO – KilimanjaroTanzania – 87 mi / 140 km
SEU – SeroneraTanzania – 94 mi / 151 km
ASV – Amboseli National Park Kenya – 111 mi / 179 km

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