|Axum Emperor Yohannes IV Airport
የአክሱም ዮሃነስ አራት የአየር ማረፊያ
|Airport with Tigray landscape in the background|
|IATA: AXU – ICAO: HAAX|
|Operator||Ethiopian Airports Enterprise|
|Elevation AMSL||2,108 m / 6,916 ft|
Axum Airport (IATA: AXU, ICAO: HAAX), also known as Emperor Yohannes IV Airport, is an airport serving Axum, a city in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. The name of the city and airport may also be transliterated as Aksum. The airport is located 5.5 km (3.4 miles) east of the city.
The airport resides at an elevation of 2,108 metres (6,916 ft) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt concrete surface measuring 2,400 by 45 metres (7,874 ft × 148 ft). It is capable of receiving very large aircraft, such as the Antonov 124 which brought the Axum Obelisk back from Italy in 2005.
Airlines and destinations
The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service:
|Ethiopian Airlines||Addis Ababa, Gondar, Lalibela, Mek'ele|
- "Axum Emperor Yohanes IV Airport". Ethiopian Airports Enterprise. Archived from the original on 8 August 2012.
- Airport information for HAAX from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
- Airport information for AXU at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
- "Domestic Route Map". Ethiopian Airlines.
- "ET-AGT Criminal Occurrence description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 27 July 2010.