Terminal Drop-Off Charge

From 1 November 2021, a £5 charge will apply for vehicles dropping off passengers at the designated drop-off zones, located directly outside the terminals. Discounts and exemptions will apply. Free drop-off will be available at the Long Stay car parks.

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Changes to entering the UK using EU ID cards

From 1 October 2021, most EU, EEA and Swiss nationals will need to use a valid passport to travel to the UK. ID cards will no longer be accepted as a valid travel document to enter the UK, though some exemptions will apply. 

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  • Zanzibar Airport Guide

    Full Name: Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
    Location: The airport is located three miles (5km) south of Stone Town
    Time: Local time is GMT +3.
    Contacts:

    +255 24 2233979

    Transfer to the City:

    Taxis are available at the terminal. Some hotels in Stone Town offer shuttle services from the airport.

    Car rental:

    While car rental companies are not located at the airport, most are only a short distance away and easily accessible from Arrivals by a short taxi transfer.

    Facilities:

    The airport has limited facilities, with small shops selling souvenirs, gifts, snacks, and beverages.

    Parking:

    There is limited parking space at the airport.