History of Airports Authority of Tanzania (TAA) starts back in 1974 as a division under the Department of Roads and Airports Authority in the Ministry of Works. In 1980, it became a full department under the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication. Between 1980 to 1999, the department passed in several formats compatible with the various changes that were happening in the Ministry of Communications and the Ministry of Works.
TAA was established on 29 November 1999 and inaugurated on on December 3, 1999 under the Executive Agencies Act and had the structure mentioned below: -
Due to various changes observed in the sector of air transport after the formation of the Authority, these changes necessitated review and modification of the organization structure in the financial year 2003/2004. The new structure was adopted on July 1, 2004 and it is still being used until this today. Click here to see the current.