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Seronera Airport | Seronera Airstrip

Seronera Airport | Seronera Airstrip

Seronera Airstrip:

Seronera Airport (IATA: SEU, ICAO: HTSN), also known as Seronera Airstrip, is a medium sized airport in Tanzania. It is an international airport and serves the area of Seronera, Tanzania. Seronera Airport has non-stop passenger flights scheduled to 10 destinations in 2 countries.

At present, there are 8 domestic flights from Seronera.

The longest flight from Seronera SEU is a 429 mile (691 km) non-stop route to Dar es Salaam DAR. This direct flight takes around 1 hour and 45 minutes and is operated by Precision Air.

Airlines flying from Seronera

In total there are 5 airlines flying from and to Seronera. Those carriers are:

  • #1. Auric Air (UI)6 destinations
  • #2. Coastal Aviation (CQ)6 destinations
  • #3. Air Excel (XLL)5 destinations
  • #4. Precision Air (PW)2 destinations
  • #5. Regional Air (8N)1 destination

Alternative airports near Seronera

Below you can find a list of alternative airports to Seronera (SEU). The nearest airports to Seronera (SEU) are Grumeti (GTZ) and Maasai Mara (Keekorok) (KEU).

#1. GTZ GrumetiTanzania – 46 mi / 74 km
#2. KEU – Maasai Mara (Keekorok)Kenya – 67 mi / 108 km
#3. MRE – Maasai Mara (Mara Serena)Kenya – 74 mi / 119 km
#4. OLX – Maasai Mara (Olkiombo)Kenya – 75 mi / 121 km
#5. MDR – Maasai MaraKenya  – 82 mi / 132 km
Kilimanjaro airport transfers to Ngorongoro Simba Camp site

Popular destinations from Seronera

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

Seronera airport - aistrip Map & FAQ

Assuming you are heading out there for a flight, then a drive from any point within the national park would get you there. It is about a 2-hour drive from both Naabi hill and Ndabaka gates.

The Seronera Airstrip is commonly used by tourists who are on a Fly-in Safari experience, who are connecting easily within the East African Region or Tanzanian Parks to reduce driving time, take to reach a destination.

You can do a combined African Safari and fly easily to a national park, which makes it quicker in a short time. If the safari includes Serengeti, then it is very easy to fly in through this airstrip, as you can easily land and be picked up by your safari guide who will be waiting for you at the airstrip to transfer you to your booked lodge.

Altitude: 1600 m.a.m.s.l.

At the time of writing (2017), it is the largest by size and mostly used by small regional flights, from as far as Dar es Salaam, along with a few small international ones from Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda directs to the park, or for those with private jets.

There also is one airport building that serves as the lobby as well as administration offices.

The airstrip is located at the heart of the Serengeti National Park of northern Tanzania, inside the small town of Seronera, about a kilometer south of the Seronera tourist information Centre. There are quite a lot of both special and public campsites nearby, as well as a lodge, a tourist information Centre, two fuel stations, and a village with shops, bars, and a dispensary. For more information on its location, please see the map below.

The closest international airport to Serengeti National Park is Kilimanjaro International Airport. However, the drive from between them is about eight hours. Travellers have the option of taking a domestic flight into Arusha International Airport, which is closer to the park, but this option is less direct.

Serengeti Airport & Airstrips
  • Seronera Airstrip, Serengeti. 
  • Kogatende Airstrip, Serengeti. 
  • Serengeti Kusini Airstrip, Serengeti. 
  • Lobo Airstrip, Serengeti. 
  • Kirawira B Airstrip, Serengeti. 
  • Fort Ikoma Airstrip, Serengeti.
  • Sasakwa Grumeti Airstrip, Serengeti. .

YES! A choice of private charter aircraft are also available for all of the above mentioned flight routes to allow direct connections to Seronera Airstrip without any other stops en route. Charter flights offer the comfort of a private, pressurized cabin, no weight restriction for luggage and may land at  Seronera Airstrip any time during daylight hours (sunset falls between 6:30 pm and 7:00 pm seasonally). Please contact our Safari Advisors for more details.

Local airlines include Air Excel, Coastal Aviation, Regional Air, Auric Air and Flightlink . These airlines use Cessna Grand Caravans or similar aircraft, which carry 9 to 13 passengers. Luggage is restricted to 15 kg per passenger and must be carried in soft sided bags or suitcases (no hard shell cases).

As Safari advisors we will take care of your entire trip arrangements from booking your domestic flight to ground transfers our safari advisors are available seven days a week to help you best plan the arrival and departure details of your Safari holiday. It will be our pleasure to offer expert advice and booking for any domestic flights and ground transfer arrangements. Kindly call: +255 759 694 668 or email for any assistance you may require in planning your exciting safari adventure.

Serengeti National Park is a World Heritage Site teeming with wildlife: over 2 million ungulates, 4000 lions, 1000 leopard, 550 cheetahs and some 500 bird species inhabit an area close to 15,000 square kilometers in size: Where to stay near Seronera Airstrip Airport (SEU): Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Melia Serengeti Lodge, Kirawira Serena Camp, Seronera Wildlife Lodge, Katikati Tented Camp, Mbuzi Mawe Serena Camp, Mawe Luxury Tented Camp, Serengeti Safari Lodge, One nature Nyarusigwa, Ole Serai Luxury Camp, Serengeti Heritage Luxury Tented Camps