The Addis Ababa Bole international Airport is the major hub for Ethiopian Airlines and one of the largest airports in Africa. The ultra-modern airport terminal was inaugurated on January 21, 2003. This spacious terminal handles all international flights with its 21st century facilities.
Addis Airport is the busiest airport in East Africa with a capacity of providing a world class passenger and cargo services to more than 6.5 million international and domestic passengers each year.
Ethiopian has city and airport offices at locations to which it operates. At other major locations it is served by accredited and designated General Sales Agent (GSA).
The new cargo terminal covers:
- Apron area: 44,390 square meters
- Terminal size: 14,000 square meters
- Capacity: 350,000 tones of air cargo per annum
- Cold room size: 2,000 square meters, cold room storage: 130 tones of palletized cargo
- Office area: 4,500 square meters
- Parking area: 19,200 square meters
The state-of-the-art maintenance hangar with a span of 7,200 square meters and a height of 25 meters can accommodate one B747-400 or two B737-700s or two equivalent size aircraft at any given time in different configuration.
Ethiopian has an advanced maintenance base, which is fully operational for Airframe maintenance up to D-Checks, Engine, Overhaul, Components repair & overhaul, Light Aircraft maintenance and technical, and management assistance for other airlines. The maintenance base is certified by the US- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Ethiopian provides management and technical assistance to other airlines on secondment basis by availing trained and skilled manpower in different areas relative to the airline industry.