Addis Ababa Bole Airport
The airport is home to national flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines, known as the most successful airline in the continent. The modern Terminal 2 is used for international flights, Terminal 1 handles domestic flights operated by Ethiopian Airlines and National Airways Ethiopia. Addis Ababa Bole Airport is the third busiest airport in Africa, after Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and Cairo Airport.
Where is Addis Ababa Bole Airport situated?
Addis Ababa Bole Airport is located in the middle of Ethiopia, southeast of the centre of the capital Addis Ababa. The airport is easily accessible by car via the Ring Road or Airport Road.
How many terminals does Addis Ababa Bole Airport have?
The airport has three terminals, from west to east: VIP, T1 and T2. Terminal 2 is Addis Ababa Bole Airport’s international terminal, Terminal 1 is used for domestic flights. Both terminals are connected to each other. The opening of the expanded and renovated Terminal 2 took place in August 2020.
The distance from Addis Ababa Bole Airport to the centre of Addis Ababa is 5 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Addis Ababa.
From ADD Airport to Addis Ababa City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Addis Ababa Bole Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Addis Ababa Bole Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Addis Ababa Bole Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Addis Ababa Bole Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Addis Ababa is about ETB 300.-. Book your taxi at Addis Ababa Bole Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From ADD Airport to Addis Ababa City centre by Taxi
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Addis Ababa Bole Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Addis Ababa Bole Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Ethiopian Airlines
- Kenya Airways
- Turkish Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Things to do
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Lake Nakuru and Maasai Mara Private 4 Day Safari
This tour give you an experience of Lake Nakuru well known for bird watchers and Maasai Mara with its abundance of wildlife, sustains all of the “Big Five”. Annually in July/August Mara is host to millions of wildebeest who migrate north from Serengeti.
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