Lindi Airport (IATA: LDI, ICAO: HTLI) is an airport serving Lindi, the capital of the Lindi Region of Tanzania. It is also known as Kikwetu Airport.

Location

The airport is located approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi), northeast of the town of Lindi.  This is about 400 kilometres (249 mi), by road and about 337 kilometres (209 mi), by air, south-east of Julius Nyerere International Airport, the largest airport in Tanzania. The coordinates of Lindi Airport (Kikwetu Airport) are: 09°51’01.0″S, 39°45’41.0″E (Latitude:-9.850282; Longitude:39.761381).

Overview

Lindi Airport is owned by the Government of Tanzania and is administered by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority. In September 2016, the government of Tanzania announced plans to expand and upgrade the airport at an estimated cost of US$125 million. The government is actively seeking funding for this purpose.