Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport

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Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport
አባ ጤና ደጃዝማች ይልማ ዓለም አቀፍ የአየር ማረፊያ
IATA: DIRICAO: HADR
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Ethiopian Airports Enterprise
Serves Dire Dawa, Ethiopia
Elevation AMSL 3,829 ft / 1,167 m
Coordinates 09°37′28″N 041°51′15″E / 9.62444°N 41.85417°E / 9.62444; 41.85417Coordinates: 09°37′28″N 041°51′15″E / 9.62444°N 41.85417°E / 9.62444; 41.85417
Map
HADR is located in Ethiopia
HADR
HADR
Location of airport in Ethiopia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 2,679 8,791 Asphalt
Sources: [1][2]

Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport (Ge'ez: አባ ጤና ደጃዝማች ይልማ ዓለም አቀፍ የአየር ማረፊያ ābbā ṭēnā dejāzmāč yilmā ʿālem aqef ye-āyyer mārefīyā) (IATA: DIRICAO: HADR), also known as Dire Dawa International Airport,[3] is an international airport serving Dire Dawa, a city in eastern Ethiopia. It is located 5 km (3 miles) northwest of the city center.[3]

The airport was named after Emperor Haile Selassie's elder half-brother, Dejazmach Yilma Makonnen, who preceded him as governor of Harar.

Facilities[edit]

Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport resides at an elevation of 3,829 feet (1,167 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 15/33, with an asphalt surface measuring 2,679 by 45 metres (8,789 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service to the airport:

Airlines Destinations
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Gode, Jijiga, Kabri Dar[4]

Incidents[edit]

On 27 August 1981, Douglas C-47B ET-AGX of RRC Air Services was written off when the port undercarriage collapsed on landing.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Airport information for HADR from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for DIR at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ a b "Dire Dawa International Airport". Ethiopian Airports Enterprise. Archived from the original on 8 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Domestic routes". Ethiopian Airlines. 
  5. ^ "ET-AGX Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 24 July 2010. 

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