Lalibela Airport

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Lalibela Airport
Ethiopian Airlines Fokker.jpg
An Ethiopian Airlines Fokker 50 at Lalibela Airport.
Airport type Public
Operator Ethiopian Airports Enterprise
Serves Lalibela, Ethiopia
Elevation AMSL 1,958 m / 6,424 ft
Coordinates 11°58′26″N 038°59′28″E / 11.97389°N 38.99111°E / 11.97389; 38.99111Coordinates: 11°58′26″N 038°59′28″E / 11.97389°N 38.99111°E / 11.97389; 38.99111
HALL is located in Ethiopia
Location in Ethiopia (Amhara region in red)
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 2,400 7,874 Asphalt
Sources: [1][2][3]

Lalibela Airport (IATA: LLIICAO: HALL) is an airport serving Lalibela,[2] a city in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. The name of the city and airport may also be transliterated as Lalibella.[3] The airport is located 23 km (14 miles) southwest of the city.[1]


The Lalibela Airport resides at an elevation of 1,958 metres (6,424 ft) above mean sea level.[2] It has one runway designated 10/28, with an asphalt surface measuring 2,400 by 53 metres (7,874 ft × 174 ft).[1][2]

The main runway was rebuilt in 1997, at a cost of 53 million birr.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service at the Lalibela Airport:

Airlines Destinations
Ethiopian Airlines[5] Addis Ababa, Axum, Bahir Dar, Gondar

Airports and incidents[edit]

On 14 March 1975, Douglas C-47 ET-ABR of Ethiopian Airlines was destroyed on the ground during a clash with rebels.[6]


  1. ^ a b c "Lalibela Airport". Ethiopian Airports Enterprise. Archived from the original on 8 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d Airport information for HALL from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. ^ a b Airport information for LLI at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ "Monthly Situation Report for Ethiopia". UNDP Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia (UNDP-EUE). August 1997. Retrieved 20 January 2009. 
  5. ^ "Domestic Route Map". Ethiopian Airlines. 
  6. ^ "ET-ABR Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 20 August 2010. 

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