Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
|Addis Ababa Bole
አዲስ አበባ ቦሌ ዓለም አቀፍ አውሮፕላን ማረፊያ
|IATA: ADD – ICAO: HAAB|
|Operator||Ethiopian Airports Enterprise|
|Serves||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|
|Hub for||Ethiopian Airlines|
|Elevation AMSL||2,334 m / 7,656 ft|
Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (IATA: ADD, ICAO: HAAB) serves the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is located in the Bole area, 6 km (3.7 mi) southeast of the city centre and 65 km (40 mi) north of Debre Zeyit. Formerly known as Haile Selassie I International Airport, it is the main hub of Ethiopian Airlines, the national airline that serves destinations in Ethiopia and throughout the African continent, as well as nonstop service to Asia, Europe, North America and South America. It is also the base of the Ethiopian Aviation Academy. As of 31 July 2013, more than 150 flights per day were departing from and arriving at the airport. It is capable of accommodating the Airbus A380-800.
The airport has two terminals with a total of eleven gates, plus eight remote aircraft parking stands behind both terminals. Terminal 1 has four gates, and Terminal 2 has seven gates. Terminal 1 serves domestic and regional flights for Ethiopian Airlines, EgyptAir, Sudan Airways, and Yemenia. Terminal 2 serves international flights and the rest of the airlines that serve the airport.
Airlines and destinations
Accidents and incidents
- On 18 March 1980, Douglas C-47B ET-AGM of Ethiopian Airlines crashed while on a single engined approach to Bole International Airport. The aircraft was on a training flight.
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