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Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (IATAADDICAOHAAB) serves the city of Addis AbabaEthiopia. The airport is located in the Bole area, 6 km (3.7 mi) southeast of Addis Ababa city centre and 65 km (40 mi) north of Debre Zeyit. Formerly known as Haile Selassie International Airport, it is the main hub of Ethiopian Airlines, the national airline that serves destinations in Ethiopia and throughout the African continent, as well as offering nonstop service to Asia, Europe, and North and South America. It is also the base of the Ethiopian Aviation Academy, a major pilot training and aircraft maintenance centre in Africa. As of 31 July 2013, more than 150 flights per day were departing from and arriving at the airport. The airport is capable of accommodating the A300, the IL76, and the C-130.

Location Details

Country

Ethiopia

Latitude

8.977297°N

Province / District

Addis Ababa

Longitude

38.798415°E

Town or City (Closest)

5.4km southeast of centre of Addis Ababa

Elevation (ft and m)

2333 m

Airfield Name

Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

IATA and ICAO Codes

ADD/HAAB

Open From (hours)

00:00

Open To (hours)

24:00

Runways

2 Runways

Runway 1 Dimensions

3700 (m) X 45 (m)

Runway 2 Dimensions

3800 (m) X 45 (m)

Orientation

07 / 25

Surface

Asphalt Concrete

Taxi Way

5,  (23m wide each)

 

Airport Infrastructure Details

Customs

Yes

JET A-1 fuel

Yes

Immigration

Yes

AVGAS 100

 Yes

Terminal Building

Yes

Single Point Refueling

 N/A

Passenger Terminal

Yes

Air Starter Units

Yes

Cargo terminal

Yes

Ground Power (mobile)

Yes

Pax transport to airfield

Yes

Ground Handling Services

Yes

Control Tower

Yes

Latrine Servicing

Yes

Weather Facilities

Yes

Fire Fighting Category (ICAO)

Yes

Catering Services

Yes

De-icing Equipment

 No

Base Operating Room

Yes

Parking Ramp Lighting

Yes

Airport Radar

Yes

Approach & Runway Lights

 Yes

NDB

Yes

VOR

Yes

ILS

Yes

 

 

 

Passenger and Cargo Performance Indicator

Performance for 2015

Annual Figures

Monthly

Daily

Total aircraft movements

72,963

 6080

 200

Total passengers

7,731,168

 644,264

 21,181

Total capacity of the airport (metric tonnes)

 

 

 

Current activity of the airport (metric tonnes)

 202,946

 16,912

 556

Current use by Humanitarian flights (UNHAS)

 

 

 

Navigation Charges

Air Navigation Charge levied on all aircraft flying within Addis Ababa FIR irrespective of contact made with Air Traffic Control. The unit rate for international flights is US $16.24. The Air Navigation Charge for international flights weighting less than 10,000 lb. is US $ 7.51 per flight, and air weighting above 10,000 lb. will be calculated as per the following table.

 

 

Weight in Lb

Distance in nautical mile (NM)

Below 200

201 – 400

401 – 1000

Above 1000

Coefficient

10,000 – 50,000

1.00

2.00

3.50

5.00

50,001 – 120,000

2.00

4.00

7.00

10.00

120,001 – 300,000

2.60

5.00

8.75

12.50

Above 300,000

3.00

6.00

10.50

15.00

 

The Air Navigation Charge  levelled on flights operating within the territorial limits of Ethiopia is shown in the following table.

 

Weight in Lb

Charge per day (USD)

Up to 5,000

2.48

5,001 - 50,000

10.78

50,001 – 120,000

35.90

120,001 – 300,000

98.32

Above 300,000

148.56

 

Airport Operating Details

Operating Details

Maximum sized aircraft which can be offloaded on bulk cargo:

A300, IL76, C-130

Cargo Handling Equipment Available

 Yes

Elevators / Hi Loaders

 Yes

Can elevators / hi loaders reach the upper level of a B747

 N/A

Loading Ramps

 Yes

 

Information on Cargo Handling Equipment and Airfield Costs is not available.

Security

Level: Good

Storage Facilities

Bole Cargo Centre

This facility is situated at the JKIA Specialised Freight Area on a 2.5 ha site.

The facility is jointly sponsored by the Commonwealth Development Corporation, The German Investment and Development Company, The Commonwealth Africa Investment Fund Ltd, The Acacia Fund Limited, BOC Cargo Services, Flughafen Frankfurt Main, and African Cargo Limited.

The export area measures 5,600 m² and the import area measures 5,600 m².

The cold room is 720 m² and has a capacity of 100,000 mt (60 pallets) controlled at 4ºC.

There are 120 office units for rent.

Cargo Service Centre

The Cargo Service Centre has leased a 6,070 m² facility.

The cold room is 160 m² and has a capacity for 15 pallets and is controlled at 4ºC.

The fresh produce area measures 615 m² and there are 4 office units for their clients

New Cargo Terminal

On June 29, 2017, Ethiopian Airlines inaugurated its second cargo terminal that has the capacity to accommodate 600,000 tons of cargo per year. The new Cargo Terminal-II covers a total area of 150,000 m2.

The Terminal includes facilities such as a Dry Cargo Terminal warehouse, a Perishable Cargo Terminal with cold chain storage, is fully automated with latest ETV (Elevating Transport Vehicle) technology, a G+2 office building, an apron area which accommodates 5 additional big freighter aircraft, sufficient truck parking on the apron as well as an employee canteen and wash rooms.

The new Cargo Terminal is also fitted with different climate chambers for storage and handling of temperaturesensitive products such as fresh agricultural products, pharmaceuticals, and life science products etc.

The total facility (old and new terminal together) will have annual capacity to handle 1.2 million tonnes of cargo which is the largest in Africa.