Humera Airport

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Humera Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority
Operator Ethiopian Airports Enterprise
Serves Humera, Ethiopia
Coordinates 13°49′49″N 036°52′54″E / 13.83028°N 36.88167°E / 13.83028; 36.88167Coordinates: 13°49′49″N 036°52′54″E / 13.83028°N 36.88167°E / 13.83028; 36.88167
Map
HAHU is located in Ethiopia
HAHU
HAHU
Location in Ethiopia (Tigray region in red)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 3,000 9,843
Source:[1][2][3]

Humera Airport (IATA: HUEICAO: HAHU)[2] is an airport serving Humera,[1] a town in the northwestern Tigray Region of Ethiopia. The name of the city and airport may also be transliterated as Himera or Himora.

Humera Airport is located at 13°49′49″N 036°52′54″E / 13.83028°N 36.88167°E / 13.83028; 36.88167 (Humera Airport (new)),[4] which is 59 km (37 miles) southeast[5] of Humera (14°18′N 036°37′E / 14.300°N 36.617°E / 14.300; 36.617 (Humera, Ethiopia)).

Humera's current airport opened in July 2009. It was constructed by the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise over a three-year period, at a cost of over 182 million birr[1] (about 16 million U.S. dollars based on July 2009 exchange rates).[6]

Facilities[edit]

Humera Airport has one runway, which measures 3,000 by 45 metres (9,843 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations
Ethiopian Airlines[7] Mek'ele

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Ethiopia inaugurates international airport at Humera". Ethiopian News Agency. 27 July 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Accident history for Humera, Ethiopia (HUE / HAHU) at Aviation Safety Network
  3. ^ Google Maps - Humera
  4. ^ "Coordinates for Humera Airstrip (13°49'49"N 36°52'54"E)". Wikimapia. Retrieved 26 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Distance and heading from Humera (14°18'N 36°37'E) to Humera Airport (14°49'49"N 36°52'54"E)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 26 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Historical Ethiopian Birr exchange rates for 7/8/2009". exchange-rates.org. 
  7. ^ "Domestic route map". Ethiopian Airlines.