Kilimanjaro International Airport – KIA, is the second largest Airport in Tanzania situated close to Arusha is nominated for an international award.
The last decision will be acknowledged in Chicago in the month of September. KIA is competing with Tampa as well as Abu Dhabi in addition to the City Airport – Bremen.
The Kilimanjaro Airport Development Company – KADCO’s Business Development Manager said that they hope to repel harsh competition to the top-level in the esteemed international award come September 2014 within Chicago. KADCO is contracted by the government of Tanzania to manage this airport.
The International Routes Marketing Awards acknowledges excellence in the development of air service by airports, as well as specifically the airline network organizing community usually ballots for the winners.
It is believed, airlines in the last couple of months have been balloting for airports they believe have made the best usage of their marketing in the past One year.
She added that this submission procedure was created to allow the shortlisted airports to offer information for the evaluating panel as to the reasons why they think they should win this award, offering proof to support their case.
The KADCO Managing Director Mattijs Smith said that they are very thrilled and extremely pleased to win the general Routes Africa award for another second year consecutively. This award is a genuine recognition by their airline customers for building up their present routes and attaining a record development of twenty four Percent in traffic in the year 2013.
Smith added that they are currently working much harder not just to uphold this status, but as well to enhance their services so as to become the globe’s best airport plus terminal of preference across East African.
KIA, that started out for business back in 1972, was built to handle only 200,000 passengers however at the moment handles approximately 900,000. The government of the Nederlander is offering $36.4 million for the expansion system.
Kilimanjaro International Airport – KIA is an international airport found within northern Tanzania and serves Moshi plus Arusha cities. The airport as well serves the global tourism business based on Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Arusha National Park as well as the Ngorongoro Crater. This airport invoices itself as the number one Gateway to this Wildlife Heritage in east Africa
Tanzania is really a tourist destination, gifted with large plus stunning national parks, mountains, game reserves plus beaches, and varied cultural ethnic groups. In accordance with Tanzania National parks -TANAPA around a quarter of its total land surface has been reserved for conservational reasons.
The tourism sector of Tanzania has not too long ago received yet another enhancement when it won 3 of the 7 natural wonders of Africa, which include The Serengeti National Park, Mt. Kilimanjaro and Ngorongoro Conservation Area NCA.
Kilimanjaro Airport started out on 2nd December 1971 and used US$13 million to be constructed. The construction was funded by a long-term loan from the government of Italy. In 1998, it turned out to be the initial international airport on the African to be privatized and is managed by the Kilimanjaro Airport Development Company.