Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
|Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
አዲስ አበባ ቦሌ ዓለም አቀፍ አውሮፕላን ማረፊያ
|IATA: ADD – ICAO: HAAB|
|Operator||Ethiopian Airports Enterprise|
|Hub for||Ethiopian Airlines|
|Elevation AMSL||2,334 m / 7,656 ft|
|Source: List of the busiest airports in Africa|
Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (IATA: ADD, ICAO: HAAB) serves the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The airport is located in the Bole area, 6 km (3.7 mi) south east of Addis Ababa 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 which has service to destinations in Ethiopia and throughout the African continent, as well as nonstop service to Asia, Europe, and North America. . It is also one of the main pilot training and aircraft maintenance centers in Africa. The Addis Ababa Bole International Airport currently accommodates more than 150 flights per day. The airport is capable of accommodating the Airbus A380-800.
Ethiopian Airlines passengers are offered two lounges at Bole International Airport. Cloud Nine passengers can wait for the departure of flights at the Cloud Nine Lounge, where they are provided with a wide variety of amenities, as well as personal computers or wireless connection.
The airport has two terminals with a total of 11 gates, plus 8 remote aircraft parking stands behind both Terminals. Terminal 1 has 4 gates and Terminal 2 has 7 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. Expansion of the runway, terminals and hangars are under construction by Chinese companies.
Airlines and destinations 
Cargo airlines 
Accidents and incidents 
- On 18 March 1980, Douglas C-47B ET-AGM of Ethiopian Airlines crashed whilst on a single engined approach to Bole International Airport. The aircraft was on a training flight.
See also 
- "Picture of an Airbus A380-861 at Addis Ababa-Bole International Airport". Airliners.net. Retrieved 23 March 2011.
- Ethiopia - Bole Airport to move regional flights to Terminal 1
- ETV News - Bole International Airport domestic terminal to be a hub for eight East Africa Airlines
- Etihad Crystal Cargo Schedule
- Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Schedule
- "ET-AGM Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 24 July 2010.
- Airport information for HAAB at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.