Tanzania - Msalato International Airport Development Project – RAP Summary

The Government of Tanzania through its Tanzania Airports Authority (TAA) and Executive Agency (established under the Executive Agency Act, 1999) is in the process of designing and constructing a modern airport at Msalato in Dodoma Municipality, the designated capital city of the country. The proposed Msalato Airport is to be built on the right hand side along the Dodoma-Arusha highway, some 12km from the Dodoma Central Business District (CBD). The land designated for the airport is 9 km long and 5 km, i.e. approximately 45 km2. The Msalato Airport project will entail the construction of the...

Tanzania - Msalato International Airport Development Project – ESIA Summary

Tanzania is officially known as the United Republic of Tanzania. It is located in East Africa bordering Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south and the Indian Ocean to the east. The most prominent physical features are Mt. Kilimanjaro at the border with Kenya, Mt. Meru located not far away from Mt. Kilimanjaro, Lake Victoria in the north and the Usambara Mountains. Tanzania remains a rural based country with nearly 70% of its population living in the rural areas. This rural population...