Gode Airport

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Gode Airport
Airport type Public
Serves Gode, Ethiopia
Location Gode
Elevation AMSL 830 ft / 254 m
Coordinates 5°56′07″N 43°34′43″E / 5.93528°N 43.57861°E / 5.93528; 43.57861Coordinates: 5°56′07″N 43°34′43″E / 5.93528°N 43.57861°E / 5.93528; 43.57861
GDE is located in Ethiopia
Location of airport in Ethiopia
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 7,500 2,280 various materials
Source: DAFIF database

Gode Airport, also known as Gode Iddiole Airport, (IATA: GDE) is an airport in Gode, Ethiopia. Located at an elevation of 254 meters above sea level, it has one runway made of a variety of materials 2288 meters long by 35 wide.[1]

Construction of the airport began in 1965 by the Swedish construction firm Skanska, and was formally inaugurated by Emperor Haile Selassie on 10 June 1966. Although originally a military air base, Gode Airport was afterwards also used for civil flights.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, Jijiga


  1. ^ Figures are from the last publicly accessible version of the DAFIF database.
  2. ^ "Local History in Ethiopia" Archived May 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. (pdf) The Nordic Africa Institute website (accessed 21 November 2007)

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