The cheapest times to fly from SLC to JRO are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • February 19th to March 18th
  • June 11th to June 24th
  • August 20th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SLC to JRO is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $3616 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $1136 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Mount Kilimanjaro

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Kilimanjaro (JRO) will usually cost between $1290 to $2944 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $1321. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2688. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1367 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1754 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to JRO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SLC to JRO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SLC to JRO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to JRO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JRO, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into SLC. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Mount Kilimanjaro, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Salt Lake City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $286 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1639. Return trip prices are from the JRO to SLC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SLC to JRO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SLC to JRO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from JRO
  • Usually 40.76% less expensive than JRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to NBO flights


Flight Hacking SLC to JRO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SLC to JRO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (SLC > JFK > JRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1136
  • Average savings: $618 (35.23%)

See SLC to JFK flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (SLC > EWR > JRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1302
  • Average savings: $452 (25.77%)

See SLC to EWR flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (SLC > LAX > JRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1308
  • Average savings: $447 (25.46%)

See SLC to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLC to JRO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9216 miles or 14832 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SLC to JRO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to JRO flight is about 17 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Kilimanjaro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from SLC to JRO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLC
Origination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code JRO
Destination airport name Kilimanjaro International Airport
City Kilimanjaro
Country Tanzania
Latitude -3.4
Longitude 37.1


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