Zanzibar Airports Authority (ZAA) is the national statutory body established by the Airport Authority Act no. 8 of 2011 with overall responsibility for Government Airports Operation. Currently it operates two airports; Abeid Amani Karume International Airport and Pemba Airport. The Authority is now in its seventh year of operations since it was launched as an autonomous body on 26th August 2011.
The Vision of ZAA is to become a model in the implementation of airport facilities and services standards in Africa by 2020.
The mission of Zanzibar Airports Authority (ZAA) is to achieve high quality airport services and facilities standards in a most cost-effective manner.
The Core Values
In fulfilling its vision and mission, the authority has adopted the following core values:
The key roles of Zanzibar Airports Authority are:
- To operate, manage, maintain and develop our Airports in Zanzibar islands in a professional and cost effective manner.
- To provide comfortable, efficient and secure services and facilities for the movement of passengers and cargo in our Airports thereby giving a positive image of the country to the outside world.
- To give technical advice to the Government on the development of Airports.
- To ensure that the Government’s airport policies, regulations, procedures and international standards are implemented accordingly.
- To advice the Government on national and international aspects of Airport management.
- To support national economic development by providing the necessary Airport infrastructures, facilities, and services.