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Addis Abab Bole International Airport wating area

Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is the major hub for Ethiopian Airlines, one of the largest airports in Africa, and the main international gateway for the nation. The ultra-modern airport terminal was inaugurated on January 21, 2003. The second phase of terminal expansion work was also completed and inaugurated on January 28, 2019. 

This spacious terminal handles all international flights with its 21st-century facilities, which are designed to speed up your departure and arrival. Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Africa with a capacity of providing a world class Services for More than 22 million international and 2 million domestic passengers per year. 

The Airport terminal had arrival and departure halls for international and domestic passengers, a VIP salon with new and dedicated building, an airport security office, and several offices and desks for different airlines and airways. There were immigration offices, an airport customs office and counter, self-check in kiosks for passengers, baggage drop-off counters, banks, duty-free shops, and other types of shops like jewelry, cultural clothes, and souvenirs. There were pharmacies, emergency clinics, hotel booths, telecom services, a tourist information center, international brand bars and restaurants, free Wi-Fi services, and airport information desks.

Terminal II of the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is dedicated to rendering service for international flights, while Terminal I (currently refurbished and expanded) serve all domestic flights.

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  • Runways

    1. Runway length
      • Old RunWay: 3.7 Km
      • New RunWay: 3.8 KM
    2. Runway angel and direction
      • West: (OLD) 07L, (NEW) 25 R
      • East: (OLD) 07 R, (NEW) 25 L
  • Passenger counters

      1. International Passengers’ Terminal has 74 Check-in Counters and
      2. Domestic Passengers’ Terminal has 16 Check-in Counters 
      3. Total area coverage of Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is 7,142,379 Square meter
  • Number of rooms at transit hotel users in the terminal is 97 with spacious restaurant facilities.
  • Immigration Counters
    1. Number of Counters at passenger Departing area is 20.
    2. Number of Counters at passenger Arriving area is 32. 
    3. There are 12 Counters for visa on arrival Services.

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