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Bole International

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Name Bole International
Region Africa
Territory Ethiopia ET.gif
Location Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Serving Addis Ababa
Elevation 2,333.549 m <br />7,656 ft <br />7,656 ft2,333.549 m <br />
Coordinates 8° 58' 40.01" N, 38° 47' 57.98" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
07L/25R 3700 m12,139.108 ft <br /> 45 m147.638 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes
07R/25L 3800 m12,467.192 ft <br /> 45 m147.638 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes

Tag(s) Hot and High Operations

International airport serving Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia.


Sub-tropical Highland climate (Köppen climate classification Cwb) - In the tropics, a Subtropical Highland climate tends to feature spring-like weather year-round. Average temperatures here remain relatively constant throughout the year but with a significant diurnal variation.



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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of HAAB

  • A320, vicinity Addis Ababa Ethiopia, 2003 (On 31 March 2003, an A320, operated by British Mediterranean AW, narrowly missed colliding with terrain during a non-precision approach to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.)
  • B763, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, 2014 (On 12 October 2014, a Boeing 767-300 commenced take-off at Addis Ababa in accordance with its clearance but rejected take-off at 135 knots when the crew saw an obstruction ahead in the centre of the runway and it stopped approximately 100 metres from a vehicle. The Investigation found that the GND controller had cleared the vehicle to enter the runway, the TWR controller had given take-off clearance without first checking that that the runway was clear. It could not be established whether the GND controller had obtained TWR controller permission to grant the vehicle runway access.)