Mtwara Airport (IATA: MYW, ICAO: HTMT) is an airport in southern Tanzania serving the town of Mtwara.

Location

The airport is located in Mtwara Region, approximately 8 kilometres (5.0 mi), by road, south of the town of Mtwara. This is approximately 568 kilometres (353 mi), by road and 400 kilometres (249 mi), by air, south of Julius Nyerere International Airport, the largest airport in Tanzania.[4] The coordinates of Mtwara Airport are 10°20’10.0″S, 40°10’55.0″E (Latitude:-10.336111; Longitude:40.181944).

Overview

The Mtwara non-directional beacon (Ident: MT) is located on the field.  The airport lies at an average elevation of 371 feet (113 m) above sea level.[8] The airport has two runways, the longest of which is asphalt surfaced and measures 7,410 feet (2,259 m) long and 98 feet (30 m) wide.