2.2.11 Ethiopia Semera Airport

Airport Overview

Currently the Sultan Alimirah Hanfare Airport (Semera Airport) is not being used for regular flights. Emergency flights can be arranged from Addis Ababa. Humanitarian cargo could be received here by air or with proper setup can also be sent from here. Flights in normal conditions are not more than one per day and that is in early morning hours 8 and 9. Sandstorms can be an operational hazard.

Taxiways, parking areas, and cargo handling areas are operational.

Airport Location
Country Ethiopia
Province or District Semera
Nearest Town or City Semera (3 km)
Airport's Complete Name Sultan Alimirah Hanfare Airport
Latitude 11.787500
Longitude 40.991667
Elevation 427 m 
Managing Company or Airport Authority N/A
Management Contact Person N/A
NGO and/or UN Presence at the Airport? N/A


Runway # 1
Runway Dimensions 2400 m X 45 m
Runway Orientation 13 / 31
Runway Surface Asphalt
Runway Condition Good

Airport Infrastructure Details

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening Yes Runway Lighting No
Refueling Capacity Yes Ground Handling Services Yes
Air Traffic Control No Fire Fighting Equipment Yes
Weather Information N/A Aircraft Parking Space N/A
Navigation Aids N/A Perimeter Fencing Yes
Windsock N/A

* Note: The airport is under construction to handle B737.

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